Tourism in DimapurDimapur is an important place in Nagaland and also a popular tourist destination. Dimapur was also the ancient capital of the Kachari Kingdom. Dimapur provides a mesmerizing view to the people. The place is surrounded by hills on all sides. There are number of tourist attraction in Dimapur like the green park, Intanki sanctuary, science park, Some of the major tourist destination in Dimapur is mentioned below.
Ruins of Kachari KingdomDimapur, one of the important city of Nagaland is the ancient capital of the Kachari tribe. The rule of the Kachari tribe existed before 13th century. The glimpse of the Kachari culture can be seen in the ruins which are scattered in and around the city of Dimapur. Although Kachari culture has a touch of Hinduism, but it is predominantly non-Aryan. These ruins lay in the form of ruins of temples, monoliths, embankments.
Diezephe Craft Village
Located around 13 kms from Dimapur, the Diezephe Craft village has a number of expert craftsmen and weavers. These skilled people are expert in bamboo and cane works, woodcarving etc. The Nagaland Handloom and Handicrafts Development Corporation Limited of Nagaland look after the development of this village.
MedziphemaMedziphema is one of the famous tourist spots near Dimapur. Medziphema is located 360 meters above sea level. This place is close to Kohima and Dimapur. Medziphema is famous because of the Nagaland University, Medziphema campus and School of Agricultural Sciences and Rural Development (SASRD). The Medziphema town is bounded by several villages namely Aoyimti, Darogarjan and Aoyimkum. The pineapples of Medziphema are also very famous, and the villages surrounding the town are known as pineapple villages.
Rangapahar Reserve ForestThe Rangapahar Reserve Forest located in Dimapur is a home of many birds and animals. The forest is visited by many tourists.
Shopping in DimapurVisit to any place is incomplete without shopping. Dimapur is also a popular shopping center in Nagaland. One can visit the local markets in Dimapur to buy trendy souvenirs. Hongkong Market is one of the popular shopping areas in Dimapur. Another very popular shopping place in Dimapur is Ruzaphema. It is a shopping paradise for the people looking for traditional artifacts of the Nagas. The place is located 5 kms from Kohima on the Dimapur-Kohima Road.
Hotels and Restaurants in DimapurTourists in Dimapur can relish the authentic cuisine in some of the best hotels and restaurant in Dimapur. Some of the best hotels and restaurants in Dimapur includes Hotel Tragopan, Aiers Enclave,Hotel Rajasthan Fort,Hotel Pink City, Hotel Kingfisher, Hotel We2 Haven, Popular Restaurant,Tsurang Restaurant, Plaza Restaurant. Given below are the addresses of some of the good hotels in Dimapur.
Address: Circular Road, Diampur: 797112
Phone no: 03862-230351, 232952.230291
Address: No-7, Vikiye Colony, Diampur-797112
Phone no: 9862025350, 0936000264, 03862-233708
Hotel Rajasthan Fort
M.P. Road, Dimapur-:797112
Phone no: 03862-286963, 09862488903
Transportation in DimapurDimapur is the main commercial hub of Nagaland and so all the transport facilities of Nagaland are located in Dimapur. Dimapur is very well connected to all the major cities of Northeast by airways, roadway and railways. There are regular flights from Dimapur to all the important cities of India. The railway station of Nagaland is also located in Dimapur. There are also regular buses from Dimapur to all the northeastern states.
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