Capital of Tripura,Agartala is famous for its beautiful palaces ,it has a lot more to offer. The perfect combination of old -age customs and traditions,the city is located on the banks of Haroa River and is only 2km away from Bangladesh. Agartala has moderate weather throughout the year however it is best to visit between the month of september and may.
Population: 189,998 (2001)
Area: 58.84 km²
Weather: 29°C, Wind 0 km/h, 81% Humidity
PLACES OF INTEREST
This royal house, which stands in the Capital city Agartala covering 1(one) sq.Km. area was built by Maharaja Radha Kishore Manikya during 1899-1901.
Tripura is noted for its exquisite and beautiful bamboo, cane and wooden handicrafts including cotton, silk, polyester.Visitors can watch the craft persons at work and end up shopping at 'Purbasha' and any of the Handloom and Handicrafts sales Emporium in any of the tourist centres including Agartala.
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 nest for heart-to-heart chatting.
Buddha Temple, Benuban Vihar in Agartala : It is one of the most attractive Buddhist destinations of Tripura, located at Kunjaban area in northern part of Agartala town. The Buddhist shrine, namely "Benuban Vihar"-though small in size-preserves some beautiful metal idols of Lord Buddha.
Located on Math Chowmuhani - Jail Road near Purbasa is a sprawling culture complex of the city with a sophisticated auditorium. It will also comprise a film development laboratory, a screening hall and a library.