(Last Updated on : 25-02-2016)
Palaces of Tripura
comprise of many historical palaces, administrative building, and the museums, now in modern era after the independence of India. Palaces of Tripura show the British architecture and Roman concept. These were used in India during colonial times. Some of the palaces of Tripura are Neermahal
, Raj Bhavan
and Ujjayanta Palace
. Assam has Ahom Dynasty
. The ruins of Ahom Kingdom are still here preserved by the Archaeological Survey of India
Neermahal in Tripura means the "Water palace". It is the former royal palace built by King Bir Bikram Kishore Debbarman of the erstwhile Kingdom of Tripura, in the middle of the lake Rudrasagar in 1930. Neermahal is situated in Melaghar, 53 kilometres away from the Agartala, the capital of Tripura. Neermahal is situated in the middle of Rudrasagar Lake and assimilates Hindu and Muslim architectural styles.
Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Tripura. Raj Bhavan is located in the capital city of Agartala
of Tripura. Raj Bhavan was built in the year 1917. It is known as the Pushbanta Palace in the pre-independence days.
Ujjayanta Palace is a former royal palace of the Tripura which was known as Princely State of Tripura. It was situated in Agartala, the capital of the Indian state of Tripura, and also served as the meeting place of the Tripura Legislative Assembly until 2011 and now a museum. Ujjayanta Palace is a tourist attraction of Agartala, and tours are conducted by the Tripura Tourism Department. Ujjayanta Palace stands on the banks of a small lake surrounded by the lush greenery of Mughal gardens in Agartala, sprawling over 28 hectares of parkland, the exotic palace has several Hindu temples dedicated to Lakshmi Narayan, Uma-Maheshwari, Goddess Kali
and Lord Jagannath
. Ujjayanta Palace is the largest museum in Northeast India covering an area of over 800 acres of land in the capital city of Agartala. Ujjayanta Palace was the command heart until the erstwhile princely Tripura and the accession to India in October 1949. The museum of Ujjayanta Palace showcases the lifestyle, arts, culture, tradition and utility crafts, beside the customs and practices of various communities residing in northeast India