East Imphal mostly covers the central Imphal valley and parts of Jiribam valley. The city has quite a lot to offer with the its modern infra structure and some of the old heritage sites. The most popular is Govindjee Temple which was built in 1846 by the then king of Manipur.
Commemorating the memories of the British and Indian soldiers who died during the World War II, these war cemeteries are managed by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Serene and well-maintained, the War Cemetery carries little stone markers and bronze plaques recording the sacrifices of those gallant soldiers.
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A historic Vaishnavite centre, adjoining the royal palace of Manipur’s former Maharajas’, the Govindajee temple is one of the most popular destination for the tourists. Twin domes, a paved courtyard, and a large raised congregation hall form a perfect backdrop for priests who descend the steps, to accept offerings from devotees in the courtyard. The shrines of Lord Krishna and Balaram and Jagannath flank the two sides of the presiding deity. Early hour prayer (Aarti) is a must for devoted followers, exuding spiritual fervour and ecstasy.
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The Garden established in the 2006 has thatched huts where people can gather for informal meetings. There are small lanes with laced greeneries where people walk by for a refreshing mind. People usually come here to feel the silent beauty of the nature and a mystifying craft works view. There are adventure site for children with swings, slides and rope plays. A rope and wood ladder walk across a pond as adventure fun for youth is also there for many to try. It has ponds where lotus bloom and leaves of lily float in green. A food corner serves some readymade sip else there are kitchen space facility where people can bring in their buy and cook for lunch with early bookings
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