Top Historical Places in North East India

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Here is the list of 16 Top Historical Places in North East India

1. Sibsagar, Assam

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Known For : Talatal Ghar | Rang Ghar | Ahom Museum

Dating back to the Ahom dynasty, this cultural town is full of historic tourist attractions from forts with underground architecture to numerous temples.

Best Time : October to March

View packages starting from ₹ 7,500

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2. Imphal, Manipur - The site of Battle of Imphal

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Known For : Loktak Lake and Sendra Island | Kangla Fort | Tharon Cave

Imphal has a untouched charm surrounding its natural beauty, sceneries and landscapes as well as a significant history leaving hints of the past around the city.

Best Time : October to Apr

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3. Agartala, Tripura - Gateway to Tripuran Heritage

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Known For : Ujjayanta Palace | Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary | Chittangong Hills

Home to the Manikya Kings in the past, Agartala is the perfect mix of natural beauty combined with diverse and rich culture.

Best Time : Throughout the year

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4. Kohima, Nagaland - A land ruled by the Nagas

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Known For : Dzukou Valley and Japfu Peak | Kohima Museum | Touphema Village

Kohima is the hilly capital of Nagaland, which is one of the seven sister states of India. ‘Kohima’ is the anglicized name given by the British, the original name being 'Kewhira' derived from the Kewhi flowers found in the region. Famous for its ethereal environment and untouched beauty, it is a land of folklore passed down through the ages. Situated at a height of 1500 metres above the sea level, it is endowed with quaint hills, emerald forests and a picturesque landscape. It is the go-to place for all you adventure enthusiasts as it is ideal for trekking, camping and hiking.

Best Time : October to June

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5. Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh

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Known For : Ganga Lake | Ita Fort | Namdapha National Park

With the snow capped Himalayas towering on the northern end and the fertile Brahmaputra river plains on the southern, Itanagar is a natural paradise.

Best Time : October to Apr

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6. Tirap, Arunachal Pradesh

2.5

Known For : District museum | Khonsa museum | Khonsa waterfall

Tirap never fails to enchant its tourists with gushing rivulets, green and vibrant orchids and the freshness in air which heals the restless mind. Another spectacular attribute of this place is the ethnicity of tribals and their festivals, fairs and flawless artworks which are created with intense dedication.

Best Time : March to June

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7. Mokokchung, Nagaland - An urban habitat to Ao Naga

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Known For : Longkhum | Ungma Village | Langpangkong Caves

The most significant urban centre in all of Nagaland after Dimapur and Kohima and the home of Ao Naga.

Best Time : October to June

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8. Unakoti, Tripura - Your trek to Indian Mythology

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Known For : Unokotiswara Kal Bhairava

A prime tourist spot in Tripura, Unakoti is an ancient pilgrimage centre, attracting tourists and devotees from far and wide.

Best Time : October to Apr

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9. Kailashahar, Tripura - A subtle royal history

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Known For : Lakhi Narayan Bari | Chouddo Devotar Mandir | Tea Estates

A well liked tourist town near Agartala, Kailashahar was once the capital of Tripuran kingdom and evidence of its royal history can be still seen here.

Best Time : October to June

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10. Jowai, Meghalaya

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Known For : Tryshi Falls | Nartiang Monoliths | Krang Suri Falls

Located in the Jaintia Hills district, Jowai is famous for its scenic setting and breathtaking views with the perfect mix of heritage and culture.

Best Time : October to Mid May

View packages starting from ₹ 8,000

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11. Tuensang, Nagaland

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Known For : Noklak | Longtrok | Changsangmongko

Tuensang is the headquarters of the Tuensang district, the easternmost, largest district of Nagaland, and flanked by Myanmar on its right side. It is one of the largest urban centres in Nagaland along with Dimapur, Kohima and Mokokchung, making it a top tourist destination in the state of Nagaland.

Best Time : March to May

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12. Mon, Nagaland - The Home of Konyaks Nagas

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Known For : Veda Peak | Shangnyu Village | Chenloisho Village

Home of the Konyaks nagas, Mon provides tourists with a unique and quite mesmerizing view of tattooed faces wearing feathery loincloths.

Best Time : October to May

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13. Guwahati, Assam - The gateway to the North-East

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Known For : Umananda Temple | Kamakhya Temple | Assam State Museum

A sprawling city located beside the mighty Brahmaputra, Guwahati is the epitome of an amalgamation of ancient history and modernization. The largest city in all of Assam, Guwahati stands as the gateway to the Seven Sisters of North East India. A city shaped by time itself, Guwahati is home to age-old temples that take you centuries back to the pages of ancient history, but it also boasts of a cutthroat lifestyle and an electric nightlife, keeping up with the modern era of urbanisation and commercialization. The gushing Brahmaputra river carries with it untold tales from thousands of years past, and the peaceful ambience lingering in the city despite its modern lifestyle is one of the main reasons you should visit Guwahati if only to get a slice-of-life experience of the vivacious juxtaposition of the old and the new.

Best Time : October to Apr

View packages starting from ₹ 7,397

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14. Changlang, Arunachal Pradesh - A subtle cultural standout

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Known For : Lake of No return | Miao | World War II Cemetery

Changlang District shares international boundary with Myanmar (Burma) and is best known for its bio-diversity and scenic beauty and a unique culture that makes it standout from the nearby areas.

Best Time : November to February

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15. Roing, Arunachal Pradesh

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Known For : Mehao Wildlife Sanctuary | Mayudia | Nehru van Udayan

The snow peaked mountains, deep gorges, turbulent rivers cascading down the hills, numerous waterfalls, placid lakes, archaeological sites, peace and fun loving hospitable people and above all the heavenly climate make Roing one of the most attractive destinations for tourists.

Best Time : October to March

View packages starting from ₹ 10,500

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16. Marigaon, Assam

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Known For : Sitajakhala | Sivakunda | Kachasila Hill

Marigaon is a place packed with many surprise elements for tourists to explore. Enriched with strong history, fascinating legends and unique traditions and culture, the town is like a box of surprises, waiting to be opened.

Best Time : November to February

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