Ujjayanta Palace

A palace located in the heart of Agartala

Author: TG Contributor
Date: 2020-05-09

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The Ujjayanta Palace is in pure white color and it was completed in the year of 1901 AD by Maharaja Radha Kishore Manikya located in the Agartala the capital city of Tripura one of the northeastern states of India. The name Ujjayanta Palace was given by Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore. Between the year of 1899 and 1901 the Ujjayanta Palace was constructed and the palace stands on the banks of two lakes which are surrounded by gardens inspired by the Mughal style. The palace is very beautiful and it is worth visiting experience to witness living history and Royal splendor within the walls of Ujjayanta Palace. The Ujjayanta Palace is a museum and the former palace of the Kingdom of Tripura and it is surrounded by temples and the palace has three domes each of 86 feet high. Now they showcase the lifestyle, arts, culture, tradition, and utility crafts of communities residing in northeast India, along with a lot of stone sculptures, the coinage of the Manikya dynasty, and some other artifacts. Each and every small thing are very well built the palace has a stunning feature of tiled floors, carved wooden ceiling, and crafted door décor. In the evening the Ujjayanta palace looks more beautiful because of floodlight which attracts the visitors and the tourists. The palace has an impressive collective of Royal and cultural artifacts. Before Tripura was merged into India the place was a home of the ruling Manikya Dynasty and Tripura was merged in the year of October 1949. The Ujjayanta Palace is in the heart of Agartala and it is one of the must-visit places and main tourist attractions in Agartala. It covers the total area of around 1 km2 (250 acres) and there are public rooms, a library, a reception hall, etc. One can visit the Ujjayanta Palace in Agartala throughout the year and the entry fee is INR 10 per person the opening timing is at 10 AM in the morning and closed at 5: PM in the evening.

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