Manipur Tourism

Manipur Tourism

According to a report published by the World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) in 2002, Manipur has the highest density of tigers among all Indian states. At that time, there were around 70 Bengal Tigers and 14 Siberian Tigers residing in the jungles of Manipur. However, this could be due to excessive hunting which has led to a decrease in the population of tigers in this state.

Bishnupur is known for its architectural heritage. The town has some fine examples of temples that are built according to the Vaishnavite tradition of Hindu temple architecture. Some prominent places of interest are Eklingji, Langolsabi Bagichi, Bishnupur etc. Loktak Lake is one of the largest freshwater lakes in all of Asia. The place is surrounded by hills and it is considered to be a photographer's delight.

Other places include Keibul Lamjao, the only floating national park in India, Loktak Lake, Phubala Temples etc. Bishnupur on the other hand is known for its historical background and archaeological significance.

There are many places for sightseeing and visiting like Loktak (the largest freshwater lake in the country), Nongpok Sekmai (the most natural habitat in the world).

Shri Govindajee Temple, Kangla Fort, Manipur State Museum. Dharmachakra Centre etc.

Manipur is one of the most beautiful states located in North East India which has earned itself immense fame due to its cultural importance. Tourists visiting this state can get mesmerized by witnessing a variety of flora and fauna growing along with antiquity temples situated at different places. Its rich cultural heritage makes it one of the most famous tourist destinations visited by a large number of people across the world. The capital city Imphal is considered to be an ideal place for shopping lovers due to wide range of items available at different shops.