Tripura, an archaeological bliss

Photo of Tripura, an archaeological bliss 1/3 by Sagnik Basu
Photo of Tripura, an archaeological bliss 2/3 by Sagnik Basu
Photo of Tripura, an archaeological bliss 3/3 by Sagnik Basu

Historical places that once lay buried will be in abundance as you step inside this north-eastern beauty. Tripura is a true gem among the seven sisters and one of the finer destinations for archeological and heritage tourism in the country. Vertical walls exposed in open air, which are nowhere close to being a tourism location have beautiful rock cut carvings and stone images. A plethora of alleys and memory lanes of historical importance would be a course of your travelogue as you footloose in the third smallest state of India. Tripura, is one of the select places of family tourism and will possibly count as the daintiest archeological destination.

Both private and government accommodations are plentiful, although hasn’t yet bought up yet with hostel-trend. September to March would provide the perfect conditions, although the state throughout the year remains equable, apparently. Tripura’s state of control is Agartala and is well connected, in terms of air, rail and road travel.

This Shiva pilgrimage attracts pilgrimage, that dates back to the 8th century A.D. This site consists of antic vertical rock cut carvings on all hill side. These carvings are situated beautifully, within the everspread greenery and has added to the immense beauty of the location.

Photo of Unakoti, Tripura, India by Sagnik Basu

Ruins of a brick built building emerged emerged from around the borders of Bangladesh, after a forest of brought down. People here, as hardworking as they are, contributed to turn most of the rubble to an Mnasa(snake goddess) temple. This did not escape the site of the Archaelogical survey of India, and they took over the site and discovered a Buddha idol and confirmed the place to had been a Buddha temple.

Photo of Boxanagar, Tripura, India by Sagnik Basu

Built in the middle of Rudrasagar lake and has owned the Mughal style used to build it. The place was some tyrant's summer resort but is big enough to fit three fourth of the entire state. The lake reflects the well light palace and stars in the sky lit up, might just be the most picturesque moment of your trip.

Photo of Neermahal, Rudijala, Tripura, India by Sagnik Basu

This location is around 50 kilometre away from Agartala and is abundant with temples of historical significance. A travel guide, might just come in handy as you wander along the streets of Udaipur. The Gunabati group of temples are worth mentioning as they bear quite the contemporary look, but are still to be blessed with a background story in the history books.

Photo of Udaipur, Tripura, India by Sagnik Basu