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Agartala, India
Written by Preetha Manivelan on July 15, 2020 Share on

Top Places In Agartala – Things To Know Before Visiting

Agartala is one of the beautiful cities in Tripura, India. Being the capital of one of the Seven Sister States, Agartala is unique in its own way. Because of the reason that it’s different from all the other cities, tourists find Agartala more interesting. Also, it is a perfect amalgamation of natural beauty and history. Right from admiring the beautiful sight of Neermahal to catching a sunset at Jampui Hills, you can do so much on your trip to this amazing city. Whenever you plan your visit to Northeast India, make sure you include Agartala to your list as it deserves to be on the top of the places to visit. Though it is hard to list all of them, we have handpicked the top 10 places for you to visit on your trip to Agartala.

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Agartala, Tripura
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Top places to visit in Agartala

The below mentioned 10 places are a mix of both historical and natural beauties. To make your trip more exciting, visit some of these beautiful places while making it to Agartala:

  1. Ujjayanta Palace
  2. Heritage Park
  3. Tripura Sundari Temple
  4. Neermahal Palace
  5. Jampui Hills
  6. Unakoti
  7. Jagannath Temple
  8. Gandacherra Wildlife Sanctuary
  9. Chaturdasha Temple
  10. Kunjaban Palace

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1. Ujjayanta Palace

Ujjayanta Palace is one of the awe-striking structures in India. It was built in 1901 at the core of Agartala. It is said that Rabindranath Tagore named the palace and used to be a regular visitor here. The most loved thing about Ujjayanta Palace is its magnificent floors and lovely doors. Ujjayanta Palace is a royal palace for a reason!

Location: Palace Compound, Agartala, India
Entry fee: INR 10 per person
Timings: 10 AM – 5.00 PM, except Sunday

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Ujjayanta Palace, Agartala
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2. Heritage Park

Heritage Park is one of the top places to visit in Agartala. As the name speaks for itself, this park holds rich cultural importance and represents the heritage of the city and the state as well. Being one of the largest parks in Agartala, this place features some of the city’s famous monuments such as Raj Bari, Neermahal Palace, Unakoti and so much more.

Location: Near Raj Bhavan, Agartala, India
Timings: 10.00 AM – 7.00 PM

Heritage Park, Agartala
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3. Tripura Sundari Temple

Located 55 km from Agartala, Tripura Sundari Temple is one of the beautiful places to visit in Udaipur. Holding a history of 500 years, this temple is said to be one of the oldest temples in India. So, all the devotees flock here to take part in the prayers. Earlier, this temple used to the place where people sacrifice animals. As a result, the whole land of this temple would be flooded with blood.

Location: Udaipur, Agartala, India
Entry fee: No entry fee
Timings: During summer: 5.00 AM – 9.00 PM and during winter: 5.30 AM – 8.30 PM

Tripura Sundari Temple
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4. Neermahal Palace

Visiting Neermahal Palace is one of the best things to do in Agartala. From being a residence for the Tripura’s king to a famous tourist spot, Neermahal Palace has transformed a lot. To get there, you need to take a boat ride in the Rudrasagar lake which would make you fall in love with the city’s natural beauty.

Location: Rudrasagar Lake, Agartala, India
Entry fee: Adults – INR 5 per person, Kids (below 5 years) – INR 3 per person and an extra INR 10 for camera
Timings: 9.00 AM – 5.00 PM

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Neermahal Palace
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5. Jampui Hills

If you love oranges, then Jampui Hills is your place to be as it offers the tastiest oranges. Especially, visit the hills in September and December to take part in the grand Orange Festival. Make sure you visit this place in the evening to catch a breathtaking sunset.

Location: Agartala, India

Jampui Hills
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6. Unakoti

Unakoti is well known for the rock carvings and murals. This heritage site is now protected by the Archeological Survey of India. Do you want to witness how the rock carvings will look on a carpet of green grass? Then add Unakoti to your must-visit places list.

Location: Dharmanagar – Kailashahar Rd, Unakoti
Entry fee: No entry fee
Timings: 8 AM to 6 PM every day

Unakoti, Agartala
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7. Jagannath Temple

Visiting Jagannath Temple is one of the religious things to do in Agartala. The temple is situated below Ujjayanta Palace and is purely dedicated to the Hindu Gods – Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra. Be prepared to be fascinated by the sheer beauty of its location.

Location: Agartala, Tripura
Entry fee: No entry fee
Timings: 7 AM – 6 PM

8. Gandacherra Wildlife Sanctuary

The sanctuary stands as home to a diverse variety of flora and fauna. There is a river surrounding the sanctuary which offers boating to its visitors. If you are a wildlife lover, then this place shouldn’t be missed on your trip to Agartala.

Location: Agartala, Tripura
Entry fee: INR 25 per person
Timings: 10.AM-3.30 PM

9. Chaturdasha Temple

Chaturdasha Temple was built in 1761 in the remembrance of the fourteen deities in order to honour them. Also, you will be amazed to see the temple is located near a beautiful river. This temple is one of the places that should be at the top of your places to visit in Agartala.

Location: Khayerpur, Old Agartala, Tripura

Chaturdasha Temple
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10. Kunjaban Palace

Constructed in the year 1917, this place remains as the official residence of the Governor of Tripura. It is well known for the intricate carvings and magnificent structures built amidst beautiful gardens. This makes the palace to be one of the worth-visiting places in Agartala.

Location: Kunjaban Hillocks, Agartala
Entry fee: INR 10 per person
Timings: 10 AM to 5 PM (except Monday)

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With such beautiful attractions to visit, Agartala becomes one of the top places to visit in India. Whether you are looking for a historical place or natural beauty or places built with rich architecture, Agartala has it all. Having read how unique these attractions are, don’t you think it’s time to plan your own trip to Agartala? Head out to the website of Pickyourtrail to get some cool packages to Agartala in India. While you are there, we will make sure that you have an awesome vacation with 24*7 support via the Pickyourtrail application. Leave a WhatsApp inquiry for more options.

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