Travel Tips: Manipur is very beautiful, make a plan to visit once!
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Manipur, located in Northeast India, is a beautiful state known for its natural landscapes, rich culture, and vibrant traditions. Some of the popular places to visit in Manipur are as follows:
Imphal: The capital of Manipur, Imphal offers a mix of historical sites and natural beauty. Visit Kangla Fort, Shri Govindji Temple, and the vibrant Ima Kaithel (women's market). Don't miss the serene Loktak Lake, the largest freshwater lake in Northeast India, and the iconic Shaheed Minar built in memory of the martyrs of Manipur.
Loktak Lake: Located near Moirang, Loktak Lake is a must-visit place. Take a boat ride to see the lake and its floating phumdis. You can also visit the Kaibul Lamjao National Park, where you can spot the endangered Sangai deer, which is found only in Manipur.
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Khongjom War Memorial: Pay your respects at the Khongjom War Memorial dedicated to the soldiers who fought in the Anglo-Manipur War of 1891. The monument is situated atop a hill and offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.
Keibul Lamjao National Park: Keibul Lamjao National Park located in Loktak Lake is the only floating national park in the world. Take a boat ride to spot diverse flora and fauna including the endangered Manipur brow-antlered deer.
Moirang: Visit Moirang, a historical town known for its association with India's independence movement. Explore the INA Museum, which displays artifacts and memorabilia from the Indian National Army led by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.
Thoubal: Thoubal is a city known for its beautiful landscape and the Thoubal River. Enjoy a scenic drive along the river, visit Thoubal Dam, and experience the local way of life in the nearby villages.
Andro Village: Experience the traditional culture and heritage of Manipur at Andro Village. Visit the Andro Cultural Complex, which houses a museum showcasing the traditional arts, crafts, and artifacts of Manipur.