Top things to do in Tripura

Top Choice Palace in Agartala

Ujjayanta Palace

Agartala’s centrepiece is this striking, dome-capped palace, fronted by two reflecting lakes and housing the large, outstanding Tripura State Museum. The museum's colourful, well-displayed galleries exhibit the arts…
Top Choice Archaeological Site in Tripura

Unakoti

Massive relief sculptures of Hindu deities (some dating back to the 7th century) adorn rock faces at the site, including a 10m-tall face of Shiva sculpted on a monolithic rock and a trio of Ganeshas hewn beside a wa…
Palace in Neermahal & Melaghar

Neermahal

The multi-domed red-and-white water palace, Neermahal lies empty but shimmering on its own boggy island in Rudra Sagar Lake. Like its counterpart in Rajasthan’s Udaipur, this was a princely exercise in aesthetics, i…
Museum in Agartala

Tripura State Tribal Museum

The well-maintained State Tribal Museum has an impressive display of tribal costumes, handicrafts, instruments, utensils and other objects from Tripura's 19 tribal cultures (about one-third of the state's population…
Multicuisine in Agartala

Neel Nod

Hotel Sonar Tori's stylish blue-chaired restaurant is the best option for an upscale meal. It does Thai and Indian curries, tandoori preparations, flavoursome Continental dishes like chicken stroganoff and a fair ra…
Hindu Temple in Agartala

Jagannath Mandir

Of the four Hindu temples around the fringes of the Ujjayanta Palace compound, the most fanciful is the Jagannath Mandir, consecrated to an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Its massive sculptured portico leads into a com…
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 busy during lunch and dinner, when walk-in diners turn up in chatty groups.
Nature Reserve in Agartala

Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary

An 18-sq-km patch of forest south of Agartala, Sepahijala contains a lake that is a popular weekend picnic and boating spot, and an open-air zoo (adult/child/camera/parking ₹12/8/20/20) where you can see a range of …
Hindu Temple in Udaipur

Tripura Sundari Mandir

The red-painted Tripura Sundari Mandir is a Kali temple dating to 1501 where pilgrims come to be showered with the blessings of the Hindu mother goddess. Even more people come here during Kali Puja (October/November…
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, and ther…