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List of best places to visit in Imphal

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  • Post last modified:May 21, 2023

About Imphal

As you know the capital of Manipur is Imphal. It is the largest city in Manipur, which is also known as the Museum Of Manipur. King Khagamba ruled this place and built Kangla Palace with his son Khunjaoba. In the 1st century, Manipur is part of Burma but after 1826 it became part of India. In ancient times, the Ningthoja tribe was politically powerful here. You should visit this mesmerizing city with your family and friends. Places to visit here are Phubala, Three Mothers Art Gallery, Shri Govindji Temple, Langtgabal, Loktak Lake, etc. Here is the List of best places to visit in Imphal:

Top-Rated Tourist Destinations to visit in Imphal, Manipur

1. Phubala (Top attractions in Imphal)

phubala: Best places to visit in Imphal

Here you can witness panoramic views. You can enjoy boating here and spend quality time with your loved ones. It is located near the western borders of Loktak Lake.A charming resort on the western edge of Loktak Lake, Pubala lies 40 kilometers south of Imphal. It is connected to the mainland by a low causeway. From there you can comfortably observe the cheerful life around Loktak Lake.

2. Chorus Repertory Theatre (Best places to visit in Imphal)

chorus repetory theatre: Best places to visit in Imphal

Chorus TRepertory theatre is established by famous Indian playwright and theatre director Ratan Thiyam. The interesting fact about this theatre is, that in 1984 it is internationally famous for its show named “Chakravyuh”. Nowadays, it shows the traditional, art and lifestyle of Manipur.

3. Ebudhou Thangajing Temple

Abudo Thangajing Temple: Best places to visit in Imphal

You will be amazed by knowing the history of this place that was Subhas Chandra Bose started his freedom struggle from this place. Moirang Lai Haraoba,  is a famous festival celebrated here in May.

4. Three Mothers Art Gallery (Best places to visit in Imphal)

three mothers art gallery: Best places to visit in Imphal

Three mothers art gallery is situated on the east side of Imphal. Three mothers art gallery is located in Thangapat Maple Palace. It is established in 1978 and the reason behind its name is it shows motherland, mother tongue, and mother herself. In this museum, you can see mythical creatures, war scenes, animal figures, carvings of famous personalities, indigenous wildlife, etc.

5. Shri Govindji Temple (Popular destinations in Imphal)

shri govindji temple

This temple was built in Nagara style and it is dedicated to Lord Krishna, Lord Balrama, Goddess Subhadra, etc. It is located near The Royal Palace of Imphal. Many tourists visit this place every year.The temple was originally built in 1846 during the reign of Maharaja Nara Singh and rebuilt in 1876 by Maharaja Chandrakriti. Management of the temple was entrusted to the former king under Article 2 of the Manipur Merger Treaty of 1949.

6. Singda Dam (Top attractions in Imphal)

singda dam

You will be amazed by knowing that this dam is the highest earthen dam in the world. It is situated 16 kilometers away from Imphal. Come and watch colorful birds here and enjoy a picnic with your family and friends. Singda dam is also one of the best places to visit in Imphal.Singda dam is situated at a remote place of Manipur Valley, and quite near to Imphal.

7. Keibul Lamjao National Park (Best places to visit in Imphal)

Keibul Lamjao National Park

The Manipur brow-antlered deer (Rucervus eldi eldi), also known as the Sangai, lives in the Keibul Lamjao National Park, which has the greatest area of the Phumdi in the Loktak lake. If you visit this place you will visit the only floating national park in the world. An area of 40 square kilometers is spread over. In 1977, it is declared a National Reserve Park. Here you can see 450 varieties of Orchids, Black Duck, Himalayan Pied Kingfishers, etc.

8. Shaheed Minar (Popular destinations in Imphal)

shaheed minar

In the center of this park, you will see 11 meters tall Shaheed Minar Bir Tirkendrajit. In 1891, those people sacrificed their lives fighting against the British in the Meeti Rebellion, and this park is dedicated to those martyrs. Shaheed Minar is an outstanding monument in Bangladesh. It was built to honor the martyrs who gave their lives for the language. The main incident occurred at the Dhaka Medical College Hospital. Therefore, it was decided to build a memorial next to the DMCH.

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