Agartala is the capital city of Tripura, a north-eastern state of India.

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Ujjayanta Palace

Built by Maharaja Radha Kishore Manikya during 1899-1901, this is a two storied mansion, with mixed type of architecture with three high domes, the central one being 86 feet high. The magnificent tile floor, curved wooden ceiling and beautifully crafted doors are notable. The palace has huge Mughal style gardens, beautified by pools and gardens. Flood lighting and fountains have also added to its beauty. Now it houses the State Legislative Assembly.

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Jagannath Temple

Famous not only from the pilgrims point of view, this temple is also a remarkable architectural feat with its octagonal base and its impressive pradhakshin patha round the sanctum. The pillars are crowned by square and pyramidal cones.

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Mariyam Nagar Church

Standing amidst the lush green lap of nature, seven kilometres east of Agartala, Mariamnagar is actually a historical site. The Catholic church in this sparsely populated pastoral scenario had once been used by Portuguese settlers.

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Tripura Government Museum

Established 1970, situated in the heart of the town, it preserves some rare images, epigraphs numismatic evidence which throws light on the glorious past of Tripura and some of the adjoining States.

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Rabindra Kanan

Quietly nestled south of Raj Bhawan, the sprawling ‘Rabindra Kanan’, a park with lush greenery and an abundance of flowers, is home to children and young people, looking for a peaceful getaway.

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Gedu Miar Maszid

The main place of worship for the Muslims of Tripura, this imposing ‘Maszid’, located in Shibnagar area of Agartala bears testimony to the devotion and piety of a remarkable individual .

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Sukanta Academy

It is a science museum located in the heart of Agartala town. A small planetarium has also been set up within the complex to attract students, research scholars and scientist.

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Lakshmi Narayan Temple

The idol of Lord Krishna was installed by Krishnananda Sevayet of Laxmi Narayan temple more than 45 years ago. The temple is also registered under the Indian antiquity act.

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Venuban Vihar

A Buddha Temple, it is one of the most attractive Buddhist destinations of Tripura, located at Kunjaban area in northern part of Agartala town.

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Ginger Hotel

A three star hotel by the Tata group, it is one of the finest hotels of Agartala. It is also the nearest to the airport.

Nehru Park

Inaugurated in the year 2003, is a happy hub for people of all ages looking to get away from the city.

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Maharaja Bir Bikram College

Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishor Manikya Bahadur, the last king of Tripura founded this in the year 1947.

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Akhaura Checkpost

It handles the largest number of visitors to and from neighbouring Bangladesh.

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Hotel City Centre

It is a three star hotel in the heart of Agartala.

Executive Inn Hotel

It is a new hotel in the heart of Agartala.

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