With its wide ranging forest habitation, Tripura is a former Princely State that is bordered by Bangladesh towards the north, south and west, Assam and Mizoram lies towards the east. This pollution Free State with its eco friendly environment is inhabited largely by 19 tribes and Bengali and Manipuri communities.
Agartala, the capital of Tripura is home to various mix of tribes. This unspoiled verdant setting has some amazing sites that draw attention and adds grandeur to this beautiful landscape.
Ujjayanta Palace, stands in the heart of the capital city in the midst of well kept Mughal gardens and pools with its impressive architecture, grand marble staircases, striking central dome, arched hallways, splendid tiled floors, carved wooden ceiling and beautifully crafted front doors.
Near the friendly town of Kailashahar, is Unakoti, the largest bas-relief sculpture in India. It displays seventh century rock carvings which are cut vertically into the hillside.
If you are looking for some quiet walk around the hills with a taste of tribal culture, then you cannot miss the Jampui Hills which is about 220kms north of Agartala.
Neermahal, also known as the water-palace is about 53kms southeast of Agartala. This palace is in the middle of Rudrasagar Lake and was built in 1930. It incorporates Hindu and Muslim style of architecture.