State : Tripura, in the north east of India.
Best Time to Travel : October to March.
Location : Ujjayanta Palace is located in Agartala, the capital city of Tripura, India.
Know Ujjayanta Palace in Tripura
Ujjayanta Palace, standing in the heart of the city, is a famous royal house, covering an area of one sq. km. Styled in Greek sculpture, Ujjayanta Palace was built by Maharaja RadhakishoreIan Manikaya in 1901 at a cost of 10 lakh of rupees. The palace tour will tell you about the huge lughole style gardens, adorned by pools and fountains, the superbly tiled floors, curved wooden ceiling and exquisitely crafted doors. The three storeyed mansion has a mixed architecture with three high domes(the centre one being 86' high). Its well laid out gardens have two large tanks on either side and the fountains are laid out in the patterns of the Mughal gardens. The palace is floodlit at night.
The castle is now a Assembly House of Tripura. The newer attraction of the palace is Musical Fountain or Dance of Fountain in tune with music. The scene you must not miss.
Ujjayanta Palace Tour in Tripura
Airport : Agartala is connected by airlines flights with Calcutta, Guwahati, Delhi.
Railheads : The two nearest railway stations from Agartala are Kumarghat (160 kms) and Dharama Nagar (200 kms). Both the stations on the North-East Frontier Railway, are connected with Lumding & Guwahati, where as Lumding and Guwahati are connected with Calcutta and other major stations in India.
Road Transport : Good motorable raods connect Agartala with Silchar- 288 kms, Guwahati- 599 kms, Shillong 499 kms, Dharmanagar- 200 kms. Tripura Road Transport Corporation buses connect Silchar, Shillong and Dharma Nagar to Agartala.
Staying near Ujjayanta Palace, Tripura
Agartala has a small but good selection of hotels - nothing very luxurious, but something for everyone. All places are comfortably made for the convenience of the tourists from all over. Choice of eating joints places are very limited, your hotel is the obvious place.