If a visit to Agartala is on your mind, be sure to check out these places on your visit to this gorgeous northeast Indian city. These locations are frequented by visitors and rank among the top places to visit in Agartala.
Ujjayanta Palace is a former royal palace in Tripura. It is popularly believed that the palace was named by Rabindranath Tagore himself when he frequented the place. Built in the early 1900s, it is one of the most magnificent palaces of the last century. Until 2011, Ujjayanta Palace was the legislative assembly of Tripura, until it was shifted to Gurkhabasti. It is now a museum, an important tourist place in Agartala, located just 3.2 km Hotel Polo Towers, our hotel in Agartala.
Standing magnificently in the middle of Rudrasagar Lake, Neermahal is one of the only two palaces in India situated in the middle of a water body, and is also the largest! The former residence of King Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya Bahadur was his summer palace, providing him with much-needed respite. Its ornate beauty can be seen from Polo Lake Resort, Neermahal, our resort in Melaghar located right opposite this architectural brilliance.
Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary
Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary is home to a variety of birds, primates and mongooses. It is also an academic research centre where experts from all over India and world come to study the rare clouded leopards. With various activities like boating, elephant rides and plantation visits present in Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary, it is one of the most important places to visit near Agartala. It is 26 km from Hotel Polo Towers, Agartala.
Tripura Sundari Temple
Tripura Sundari Temple is regarded as one of the 51 Shakti Peethas, making it an important pilgrimage site near Agartala. It is about 500 years old, one of the oldest temples in the country. The beauty of this temple is its Shikara which is soil red in colour, adorned by the Kumbh above. The deity of the temple is Kali. There is a constant influx of devotees throughout the year. It is located 26 km from Polo Lake Resort, our resort in Melaghar. Add it to your list of places to visit near Agartala.