Before going for Agartala travel, you should be familiar with the places you must visit
during the trip.
This palace is a must-visit tourist attraction of Agartala. The Ujjayanta Palace was built
by Maharaja Radha Kishore Manikya that was completed in the year 1901. At present, it
is being used as the State Legislative Assembly.
Situated around 53 KM from the main city, Neermahal is a glorious palace built by King
Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya. Located right in the middle of the Rudrasagar
Lake, Neermahal was used as the summer resort by the King. It is renowned for its
fusion architecture as it blends both Islamic and Hindu traits in its design.
Maharaja Bir Bikram College:
As the name suggests, this college was established by Maharaja Bir Bikram with an aim
to impart professional and quality higher education to the local youths of the state. The
college was founded in the year 1947.
Lakshmi Narayan Temple:
Another most revered temple that is frequented by the Hindus is counted among
the popular tourist spots of Agartala. The Lakshmi Narayan Temple was built by
Other Tourist Attractions:
Akhaura Border, College Tilla, Jampui Hill, Malancha Niwas, Pilak, Purbasa, Puratan
Agartala, Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary and Venuban Buddha Vihar are some of the
other important tourist attractions of the city.
Best Time for Holidaying in Agartala
Agartala city experiences subtropical climate with moderate rainfall throughout the
year. Summers span from the month of April to October are hot and wet, whereas the
temperature remains moderate during the winter season. The best time to visit this city
is from the month of 'October to April'. During this period of time, the season is pleasant
and you can easily enjoy sightseeing as well as other tourist activities.
Must Buy Things from Agartala
Tripura lacks an industrial base save some cottage industries (handicrafts and
handloom). The Indian government has encouraged small scale industries especially
dealing with weaving, pottery, carpentry and basket making. The state exports plywood
pulp, articles made out of timber, bamboo and canned fruit. Thus, on your Agartala trip
you can buy variety of products such as table mats, furniture, floor mats, lamp shades,
partitions and other aesthetic materials that too at most cost effective prices. Moreover,
the art of weaving holds a great place in this city, which is specially influence by the
serenity and traditional lifestyle making the handlooms of Tripura renowned for their
selective combination of contemporary as well as ethnic designs. The bold as well as
vibrant color combination and long-lasting texture of clothes is simply incredible. You
can get the best bargain on clothes in 'Tantumita'. Other famous market places in the
city include Gol Bazaar, Shakuntala Road and Akhaura Road. So, enjoy your Agartala
trip by going for some valuable shopping at markets.
Explore Options to Reach Agartala
Before booking your Agartala holiday packages, you must be aware of the modes of
transportation to this city. To know more, read on:
Agartala Airport is one of the busiest airports of the north-east and connects Agartala
to other cities of India. Kolkata, Imphal, Delhi, Silchar, Aizawl, Guwahati, Chennai,
Bangalore, Ahmadabad and Mumbai is connected with regular flights.
Agartala has been connected to other cities in India since June 2008 through Agartala
Railway Station. Agartala is the second capital city (after Guwahati, Assam) in the north-
east to be connected to the country's railway network. The railway station is located
around 5.5 KM from the heart of the city. You can find a lot of modes of transportation
available to reach the city from the station.
NH 44 connects Agartala to Assam and the rest of India by road, and thus, called as the
lifeline of Tripura. The highways (NH44, NH 44A) joins Agartala with Silchar (317 KM),
Shillong (499 km), Guwahati (599 KM), Dharmanagar (200 KM) and Aizawl (443 km).
So, choose any of the traveling modes and go for a memorable Agartala tour.