The capital city of Tripura, Agartala comprises two words –Agar (a valuable perfume tree) and tala (a store house). Agartala has a vast number of commodities that are exported such as tea, bamboo and handicrafts, rubber and gas/LPG. Several temples, mosques, churches and monasteries give Agartala a religious and spiritual feel. Education, sports, media, museums and parks are some of the many areas here that show the developing face of Agartala. Rail, road and air are the best travel options to reach Agartala.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Agartala. Some of them are Hotel Galaxy Inn (Tariff – up to Rs. 1000), Hotel Radha International (Tariff – up to Rs. 1000), and Hotel City Centre (Tariff – Rs. 970).
The official language of Agartala is Borok. The other languages spoken here are Bengali and English.
The important events of Agartala are Garia Puja celebrated in April and Kharchi Puja celebrated in July.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Agartala. Some of the places include Ujjayanta Palace (1 km), Laxmi Narayan Temple (1 km), Agartala Baptist Church (1.8 km), Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary (18 km).
How to Get There
The closest airport is Agartala Airport in Singerbhil which is just 12.5 km away.
Agartala railway station is the nearest railway station that sits approximately 5.5 km away.
From Agartala travellers can get to places such as Guwahati , Shillong, Silchar and other major cities by road. There are several good bus operators to choose from like Shyamoli Paribahan or Dolphin Travels. Tourists and commuters can visit travel websites to find the cheapest bus tickets available for online booking. Online bus ticket booking facility of Ticketgoose is safe and reliable. So, log on to book your tickets.