Dharmanagar - Tourist Places of Tripura

About Dharmanagar

Dharmanagar is located in the district of north Tripura and is the second biggest city of this state. Previously it had a large geographical area, but as times went by the area reduced due to annexations by Mughals and the British. It is situated at a height of only 21 meters above sea level, thereby inviting heavy floods during the monsoons. Dharmanagar also boasts of ancient culture and history that includes monuments, palaces, and temples to name a few. There are also several tea gardens around this place which are a treat to the eyes.

How to reach

By Road : Dharmanagar is connected by road with Agartala, Udaipur, and other cities of Tripura. State buses and private buses regularly ply for reaching the required destination. 
By Rail : Dharmanagar railway station is the nearest railway station. It is connected through major cities of India via Kolkata and Delhi through Agartala. 
By Air : The major airport is in Agartala which is 412 kms away. From there private cars, taxis, buses are available to Dharmanagar. The nearest airport is Lengpui in Aizawl which is about 100 kms from Dharmanagar.

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  • When to visit
  • The best time to visit Dharmanagar is between October and March, because the summers are uncomfortable and humid and monsoons come with adverse floods.

  • What to Eat
  • There are eateries in the town of Dharmanagar, which offer local cuisines as well as regular meals influenced by Chinese, Thai and neighbouring states.

  • Attractions
  • The nearby attractions in Dharmanagar make this area a great tourism destination of Tripura:
    - Tea gardens or plantations in Ganganagar, Aflong and East Kameshwar.
    - Kalibari temple dedicated to Goddess Kali by the side of Dighi Lake. 
    - Iskcon temple at Mandap para, Rajbari.
    - Dighi Lake, located in the heart of the city, ideal for evening walks and small picnics. 
    - Hari mandir, dedicated to Lord Krishna, also located nearby Dighi Lake. 
    - Shiv Bari, as the name suggests is a famous temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, believed to be the home (Bari) of Shiva. This temple houses a white coloured idol of Shiva with a moustache.

  • Activities
  • - Activities in Dharmanagar include sightseeing, visiting temples, picnic nearby lakes, visiting the tea plantations, and enjoying the local festivals and fairs held throughout the year.

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