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"Gateway to Tripuran Heritage"

Agartala Tourism

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

Agartala is not just all flowers and valleys but also has a cultural richness with the diversity of people that stay here along with the historical and religious monuments. The capital of Tripura manages to create its culture and personality out of the coming together of stories of all those who reside here and give it a hue of their own culture. The most developed city in the state, it is still a far cry from the metros and hence maintains the best of both worlds.

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Agartala is popularly known as a Cultural Hub because of its famous temples, palaces, rich history of the Manikya kings and its connection to Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore. Agartala is also noted for its bamboo handicrafts and local hand-woven shawls and textiles.

Restaurants and Local Food in Agartala

The town might have a limited number of restaurants but it does foster quiet a variety from Chinese, Continental, Indian, Thai to Bengali cuisines. A colourful and vibrant street food culture is also present in the town and a number of fried snacks, tea etc can be enjoyed on the streets.
Since there is a distinct influence of Bengali cuisine on the town's platter, a number of popular Bengali sweets can also be relished here.
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Suggested Itinerary for Agartala

Day 1- Arrive, check-in and rest. Then visit Neermahal, Tripurasundari Temple and Ujjayanta Palace.
Day 2- Visit the Sipahijala Wildlife Sanctuary, Tripura Government Museum and Heritage Park.

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How to Reach Agartala

How to Reach Overview

Agartala is very easy to reach as it is a very important city in the North-East.

How to reach Agartala by flight

The Agartala Airport is connected to most of the major cities in the country either directly or through Guwahati and Kolkata. Taxis and auto rickshaws are easily available outside the airport.

How to reach Agartala by road

Bus services are also available for those coming in from Guwahati, Silchar and Shillong.

How to reach Agartala by train

For railway travellers, direct trains are available from Lumding in Assam. Lumding is connected to New Delhi via Brahmaputra mail which also joins UP, Bihar, West Bengal and other parts of Assam. The station is located within a few kilometres from the city centre, so you can easily hire a taxi or auto rickshaw from outside the station to travel to any part of the city.

Local transport in Agartala

Paddle rickshaws are the predominant mode of transport within the city. Certain routes also feature auto rickshaws (known as Tempu). Government buses are also available here but at a low frequency. Cabs can be hired by those looking for a day trip.

Most frequently searched routes to Agartala

Route Name Distance Time
Kolkata to Agartala 1,533 km 1 day 13 hours
Delhi to Agartala 2,460 km 2 days 0 hours
Hyderabad to Agartala 2,997 km 2 days 12 hours
Chennai to Agartala 3,178 km 2 days 14 hours
Bangalore to Agartala 3,386 km 2 days 18 hours
Ahmedabad to Agartala 3,053 km 2 days 10 hours

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Agartala, Tripura
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Ujjayanta Palace
Reflection of Neermahal (The Water Palace), Melagar, Tripura, India

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FAQs on Agartala

What is famous about Agartala?

Cultural hub. Pleasant getaway.

What is not so good about Agartala?

Summers can be harsh.

Who should visit Agartala?

Agartala is a great getaway for people living in the Eastern parts of the country such as Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Orissa.

What is the best time to visit Agartala?

The best time to visit Agartala is in winters. During that time, the climate is mild and pleasant for sightseeing.
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What is the local food in Agartala?

The town might have a limited number of restaurants but it does foster quiet a variety from Chinese, Continental, Indian, Thai to Bengali cuisines. A colourful and vibrant street food culture is also present in the town and a number of fried snacks, tea etc can be enjoyed on the streets.
Since there is a distinct influence of Bengali cuisine on the town's platter, a number of popular Bengali sweets can also be relished here.
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What is the best way to reach Agartala?

Agartala is very easy to reach as it is a very important city in the North-East.
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What are the things to do in Agartala?

The top things to do in Agartala are Ujjayanta Palace, Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary, Chittangong Hillss, Tripura Sundari Temple, Neermahal, Ummaneshwar Temple. You can see all the places to visit in Agartala here

What are the places near Agartala?

The top places near to Agartala are Shillong which is 203 km from Agartala, Kailashahar which is located 92 km from Agartala, Gangtok which is located 473 km from Agartala, Darjeeling which is located 468 km from Agartala, Cherrapunjee which is located 168 km from Agartala

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Q. What kind of shopping can I do in Agartala?

Sourabh Acharya

4 years ago
All sorts of shopping can be done here!!! U just hav to know tge places!!
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Q. How much it cots the hotel there

Nibha Chaudhuri

4 years ago
Depends on what you're looking for. A general range could be between INR 700 - INR 4000
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Surbhi Parashar

4 years ago
- Bengali and English are the dominant languages in the state.

Shreya Shah

on Ujjayanta Palace 4 years ago
Liked it very much as I'm a museum lover. If you want to know any new locality or state go to any museum there. In this palace there's a museum that represents not only tripura but all the other Nort (Read More)h eastern States and their dressing differences and living styles. Got to know a lot of about Tagore too.
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