Agartala, Tripura’s only city which features a semi-rural atmosphere has a low key settlement. For a traveller it’s the best place to relax and find solace. Agartala seems more like a town than a state capital and is an untouched travel spot which not so frequently visited by travellers. Life stands still at Agartala where the locals treat you more like a guest than a traveller. Being the capital city of the state of Tripura it is the second largest city in north-eastern India after Guwahati in terms of population and municipal area. This quaint travel destination has a unique history of its own which is worth knowing. Agartala is famous for its palaces, temples rich history and literature. It is an ultimate spot to loosen up yourself and discover beautiful things around you. Apart from the popular sites in the town there are several royal mausoleums on the riverbank, there will be a lot to witness in this place.
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September - May
Climate and Geography
Agartala is situated in a plain along the Haora River and experiences moderate weather all through the year. Winters set in the month of October and last till Feburary are mild and a little cold. Summers which begin in March and last in July are pleasant with 35° C as the maximum temperature recorded. With intermittent showers, Agartala looks beautiful in the rains. The best time to visit this place is between October to March as it is the excellent time to uncover Agartala and be a part of its festivities.
Grab a seat in the train, cover the distance by roads or fly to Agartala, it will be easy to get to this place.
Rail: Direct trains to Agartala are available and its tickets can be booked very easily thus the one interested in journeying by train can go ahead.
Road: There are numerous buses available which directly take the keen tourists to this travel spot, Agartala is well connected by roads.
Air: Agartala Airport is served by some of the major airlines of India connecting it with almost all the key cities across the country.
Shopping & Entertainment
Take home things to remember, walk down the bustling bazaars of Agartala and shop for things that appeal to you. You can shop for anything and everything from clothes to accessories, from books to postcards and music etc. If you are fond of reading literature do make a visit to Jnan Bichitra Bookzone. There will be several other shopping spots that you can visit while exploring this place.