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Palace in Agartala

Ujjayanta Palace

Agartala’s centrepiece is this striking, dome-capped palace, fronted by two large reflecting ponds. Within the superstructure is the wonderfully preserved Tripura Government Museum, which is the only section of the …
Monument in Neermahal & Melaghar

Neermahal

A gorgeous red-and-white water palace, Neermahal lies empty but shimmering on its own boggy island in the lake of Rudra Sagar. Like its counterpart in Rajasthan’s Udaipur, this was a princely exercise in aesthetics,…
Museum in Agartala

State Academy of Tribal Culture

The well-maintained State Academy of Tribal Culture, off Central Rd in Chowmuhani, has an impressive display of tribal costumes, handicrafts, instruments, utensils and objects of daily life sourced from across 19 tr…
Indian in Agartala

Abhishek Restaurant

Choose between a marine-themed AC dining room and an outdoor seating area with tables set amid bushes and sculptures, and then put away a hearty meal comprising some eminently enjoyable North Indian and local fare. …
Hindu Temple in Agartala

Jagannath Mandir

Of the four Hindu temples around the Ujjayanta Palace compound, the most fanciful is Jagannath Mandir, consecrated to an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Its massive sculptured portico leads into a complex with wedding-c…
Indian in Agartala

Restaurant Kurry Klub

The restaurant at Hotel Welcome Palace serves generous helpings of tasty Indian food, including some fantastic local fish dishes. It’s particularly busy during dinner, when walk-in diners turn up in chatty groups.
Hindu Temple in Agartala

Sri Laxminarayan Mandir

One of Agartala's most prominent Hindu temples, this shrine is dedicated to Narayan, an avatar of Lord Vishnu, and the goddess Laxmi. The imposing structure flanks the main entrance to the Ujjayanta Palace.
Hindu Temple in Udaipur

Tripura Sundari Mandir

The red-spired Tripura Sundari Mandir is a 1501 Kali temple where pilgrims come to be showered with the blessings of the Hindu mother goddess. Even more people come here during Kali Puja (October/November) to bathe …
Nature Reserve in Tripura

Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary

A picnic and boating spot, Sepahijala is famous for its spectacled monkeys. At weekends you'll have raucous local youth groups for company. All transport from Agartala passes the sanctuary gates.
Hindu Temple in Agartala

Ummaneshwar Mandir

Standing on the eastern boundary of the Ujjayanta Palace, this Hindu shrine sees a steady flow of pilgrims through the day. Ask for permission before taking photographs.