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For both history and nature lovers, Dimapur is all for you. It is a small town close to the capital city and has very good connectivity for tourists. It opens the 13th-century history to you plus the scenic landscapes are totally spellbinding. Dimapur is the largest city in the state of Nagaland. It is a complete urban city for the state and is quite popular. The city was established in a prosperous era. The meaning of the name Dimapur is “Big river city” which is absolutely apt according to its presence and feel. Also, it is the only city in the state which has access to the railhead and an operational airport in the entire state. The city is situated on the banks of the river of Dhansari. There are many ancient temples which are worth worshipping. Some other tourist attractions include waterfalls, river, ruins of Dimasa Kachari Kingdom and so much more.

Places to visit in Dimapur

The Triple Falls

This place is specifically situated in the Seithekima village. These three glistening water streams are quite a phenomenal tourist getaways. The water trickling down from a great height of around 280 ft is an absolute delight to watch. From a distance, this place looks quite amazing.

Kachari Ruins

The Kachari Ruins are specifically famous for the great monoliths. It is particularly believed that the scattered stones and bricks here are the remains of the temples and embankments.

Zoological Park

This absolutely scenic park is the kind of destination which is out and out amazing for you to visit and explore. This park was specifically established with the main motive to spread certain awareness about the well being and protection of the flora and fauna.

Also Read: Once the capital of Ahom Kingdom this city is known for Kaziranga National Park which is home to one-horned rhinoceros

Things to do in Dimapur

Nagaland Scenic Centre

The Nagaland Science Center is located just behind the Naga shopping arcade. This place is known for promoting a creative learning process for the local people.

Rangaphar Reserve Forest

This forest is one of the most amazing places to visit around with your loved ones. It is the kind of place where you will be finding an amazing variety of flora and fauna.

Shiva Temple

Built in the year of 1961, this temple carries a binding spiritual aura and a certain sense of charm. You can see a great number of tourists and travellers visiting this place throughout.

Events and festivals in & around Dimapur

Dimapur Fest

The Dimapur Fest is considered as one of the big events of the city celebrated before Christmas. It is a three-day event which will be particularly marked with certain lavishness and extravaganza as well as the competitions. All of this is an immense delight to experience.

Hornbill Festival

The Hornbill Festival is specifically celebrated with keeping in mind the cultural heritage of Nagaland. This festival is celebrated in the first week of December. What is interesting to know about this festival is the fact that it has been named after the Indian Hornbill which is a large, colourful forest bird. Read more...

Best time to visit Dimapur

Any time of the year is good to visit Dimapur. However, being a hill station the best time to visit Dimapur would be winters.

How to reach Dimapur?

By Air - The airport is well connected to Guwahati and Kolkata. So, if you are planning a trip to Dimapur then travelling to Dimapur via air won’t be any problem for you.

By Road - Dimapur is quite well connected via NH 39 connecting all the major cities with each other.   

By Train - Dimapur also has a railway station which connects the cities in a seamless manner. So, if you are planning to travel via train then you won’t be facing any issue.

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