Places To Visit In Kohima

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Here are the top 11 tourist attractions to see in Kohima:

1. Dzukou Valley and Japfu Peak

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14 km
from city center
1 out of 11
places to visit in Kohima

The second highest peak of Nagaland, this 3048m (above sea level) mountain is one of the biggest attraction for many trekking enthusiasts. This peak has been used for trekking for a long time and hence there are many fixed paths depending on the weather and as per convenience.

2. Kohima Museum

Must visit 3.6 /5

6 km
from city center
2 out of 11
places to visit in Kohima

Nagaland is truly an amalgamation of various tribes! The Kohima Museum portrays the traditions and culture of the many tribes of the state. The museum holds many unique artifacts related to different tribes of the region.

3. Touphema Village

4.2 /5

9 km
from city center
3 out of 11
places to visit in Kohima

Located about 40 km from the capital city of Kohima is the Touphema Village. It is a cultural village where you get to know the traditional life of the Nagas in an intimate manner. You get to stay in quaint huts, enjoy bonfire dinners, cultural dances and more.

4. Kohima Zoo

Must visit 3.5 /5

2 km
from city center
4 out of 11
places to visit in Kohima

the zoo houses the state bird, the rare Tragopan bird, and the state animal, the wild buffalo. The zoo is created on a hill and the hill has been beautifully used to provide natural landscapes for the animals.

5. Khonoma Village

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9 km
from city center
5 out of 11
places to visit in Kohima

A one of its kind project in the country, Khonoma village is a testament to the will power of the tribal groups of Nagaland to protect and conserve their natural habitat

6. Shilloi Lake, Kohima

Must visit 4.0 /5 View 10+ photos

69 km
from city center
6 out of 11
places to visit in Kohima

A beautiful foot shaped lake in the heart of the Patkai range of Nagaland, Shilloi Lake is a very picturesque destination with verdant valley surrounding it from all sides.

7. Kohima War Cemetery

Must visit 3.5 /5

1 km
from city center
7 out of 11
places to visit in Kohima

This is, perhaps, one place in Kohima you wouldn't want to miss at all. This beautiful site is dedicated to the 10,000 Allied soldiers who lost their lives during the Japanese invasion during the World War-II.

8. Kohima Cathedral

Must visit 3.5 /5

2 km
from city center
8 out of 11
places to visit in Kohima

The city of Kohima has had a really violent past and now, the city is making up for it. This cathedral too stands out in the city, providing a beacon of hope and peace.

9. Naga Heritage Village, Kisama

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6 km
from city center
9 out of 11
places to visit in Kohima

A village situated in the outskirts of Kohima, Kisama heritage village seeks to preserve and promote the cultural and traditions of the Naga people.

10. Mokokchung

3.2 /5

2 km
from city center
10 out of 11
places to visit in Kohima

This is the home of the native tribe of Nagaland, the Ao Naga tribe. About 150km from Kohima and at an altitude of nearly 1400m above sea level, Mokokchung is considered to be the 'capital' of the Nagas.

11. Ntangki Wildlife Sanctuary

3.2 /5

57 km
from city center
11 out of 11
places to visit in Kohima

Located 35km from Dimapur, this sanctuary is said to be home to a whole variety of Animals such as Elephants, wild buffalos, the rare Hoolok gibbon, sloth bear, barking deer black storks and a lot more! The National Park takes pride in its 200km square natural yet protected habitat.

FAQs on Kohima

What are the top sightseeing places in Kohima?

The top sightseeing places in Kohima are Dzukou Valley and Japfu Peak, Kohima Museum, Touphema Village, Kohima Zoo, Khonoma Village, Shilloi Lake, Kohima.

How can I commute within Kohima?

Walking around the city is the best option! You can even hire a bike to move around the streets of Kohima.
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Can you suggest an itinerary for Kohima?

Day 1 - You should start your trip by visiting the State Museum to know about the Naga Culture. Then you can visit Bara Basti and appreciate the traditional architecture of the village. Afterwards, you can visit Cathedral of Reconciliation. Then you can spend the evening at Dzulekie having a picnic.
Day 2 - Start your day by visiting the beautiful place Dzukou Valley and enjoy the exotic view of nature. Then you can visit the Intangki Wildlife Sanctuary. You can also visit Japfu Peak. You can try the Black Dog’s meat at Naga Bazar. You can buy souvenirs at Ruzaphema.
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