Imphal: Manipur is a hilly and cosy little state situated in the northeastern part of India. Here, individuals from different societies and tribes like Meiteis, Kukis, Nagas, Mizos, and Pangals live together. Apart from a rich culture, the state is equally visually mesmerising. In other words, it is surely a heaven on Earth.
The state is lavishly blessed with the excellence of nature and quality. Manipur is home to great mountains, breathtaking lakes, common caverns, tremendous characteristic magnificence, and numerous different attractions.
Here are 5 must-visit places you must check out on your next visit to Manipur, of course, after the COVID-19 pandemic is over:
Matai Garden, located about 8 km from state capital Imphal, is also known as Ibudhou Asheiningthou Garden. It is located in Matai in East Imphal district.
One of the special attractions of the garden is the beautiful and well-shaped Duranta plants. The Duranta plants fill most of the garden space and is beautifully grafted. The garden is otherwise a great outdoor location to spend a perfect day. The greenery all around and the near-perfect landscape make the environment soothing and ideal.
Red Hill Lokpaching
Having its own historical uniqueness, the Red Hill Lokpaching is located on Tiddim Road, Imphal and is a site where British and Japanese fought a battle during World War II. Visiting the place, it takes one to the time when the British brutally ruled over India, but along with it you can even get the rising sense of unity and strength that people had within them until India became free in the year 1947.
A visit to Red Hill Lokpaching would be an ideal choice as it wouldn’t be something that is beautiful but also a moment that would make you relive the historic past and develop a sense of patriotism and a unique feeling that cannot be expressed in words.
A virgin forest cover, yet unknown too many, Ango Ching is a place to reckon. Covering a forest area of 150 sq km, Ango Ching lies on the Myanmar border in the east while the Sanalok (Chamu) river flows on the west, the Kachouphung lies in the north and Chatric in the south. Chindwin River of Myanmar can be seen from the Ango Ching mountain range.
Kongjom War Memorial
Situated at a distance of about 33 km from Imphal, Khongjom War Memorial is a historical attraction located on Kheba Hill on Indo-Myanmar road. Khongjom War Memorial is one of the popular tourist places in Thoubal district that reminds the visitors about the war which held between the locals of Manipur and the British Army in 1891.
A paradise for nature lovers, Buning Meadow in Tamenglong district is coloured with beautiful lilies and orchids all over, complemented by the multitudes of birds and other animals. The brooks that run over only add to the sparkle of the meadows.