Agartala, known for its rich historic & heritage values, making it a travel destination. Tourism in Agartala has flourished over the years. If you are planning for a holiday or a quick getaway, we have some tips lined up for you. Read on to know what things you can do at Agartala during your stay.
1. Binge on food
Tripura cuisine is called “Moi Borok”. The cuisine of the place involves a mix of a variety of ingredients - from fish, rice, bamboo shoots, chicken, crab, mussels and more. Tripura is a non-vegetarian's paradise.
Agartala has many temples that devotees can visit and seek blessings. The famous Tripura Sundari Temple & Jagannath Temple are there. Pilgrims from all over India flock to this quaint city to visit these temples.
3. Explore the architecture
The grand Ujjayanta Palace, built in 1901, is now a celebrated museum. It is also known as the Tripura Government Museum. There are 22 galleries with beautiful sculptures, figurines, terracotta and more. The place is an integral part of North Eastern culture and heritage. It is northeast India's largest museum.
4. Exquisite wildlife
Tripura is home to varied flora & fauna. The Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary has more than 150 species of wildlife and is a short ride away from Agartala. Elephant rides & bird watching in this sanctuary are quite popular. Many also come here to visit the coffee & rubber plantations.
5. Enjoy a thrilling day at the amusement park
The Rose Valley Amusement Park is a popular spot for tourists and travellers. A number of rides are lined up here for your excursion. It's a favourite spot in Tripura for children.
Agartala enjoys impeccable connectivity. It is the capital of Tripura and has an international airport - Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport. The National Highway 8 is the lifeline of Tripura. Via highways, Agartala is connected with Silchar, Guwahati, Shillong. It is also well-connected to Delhi, Kolkata, Guwahati via railways.
Next time you want to explore exquisite history, heritage & culture, don't forget to visit Agartala.