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Aizawl is the capital city of the Mizoram state of India. It is indeed the largest city in the state. The city has all the important administration houses and other government offices and thus it is also the administrative centre of the state. The population of Aizawl consists of many different communities and groups of Mizo people. It is an amalgamation of different cultures, traditions and practices which makes it even more charming and interesting to the people coming from different parts of India. Aizawl is an urban city which is also a very attractive tourist location. It has so many attractions and tourist spots which pull a lot of crowds and engage the visitors perfectly. There are shopping centres, hills, museums, other complexes which can give you a delightful time in the city.

Places to visit in Aizawl


With its lush green temperatures Reiek is home to one of the most amazing tourist destination offering a very wide variety of wildlife and hill birds which are like the rare Peregrine falcon.

Mizoram State Museum

This museum has been located right in the centre of the city. Furthermore, it also displays a very rich heritage and cultural aspect of Mizoram.


Now, what will somewhat astonish you is the fact that the name of this lake literally means the lake of mustard after a folk story. This lake has been a part of the fishing reservoir and is maintained by the fisheries department. And for the benefit of the tourists, there are many lakeside resorts as well which are present here.

Things to do in Aizawl

KV Paradise

This is a 3 storeyed mausoleum which has been built in the memory of Varte who died in the year of 2001 in a motor accident. And visiting this place you would be able to find some of her best collections of shoes and clothes.

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Falkawn Village

The Falkawn Village is a model village which particularly depicts the very perspective of the livelihood and culture of the Mizo people.

Dampa Tiger Reserve

It is the largest wildlife sanctuary of this place and had been declared as a Tiger Reserve in the year of 1994. This place has been located in the western parts of the Mizoram and is the kind of place which must be on your travel bucket list.

Events and festivals in & around Aizawl

Chapchar Kut

The Chapchar Kut is undoubtedly one of the extravagant fiestas in Mizoram which has been certainly regarded as one of the grand carnivals of this state. And this is a reason enough in itself owing to which you should experience this place. Read More...

Mim Kut

This is fundamentally a religious festival which is celebrated in Mizoram. The colourful fiesta is definitely worth witnessing the tremendous charm along with the overall fun, zeal and enthusiasm. Read More...

Pawl Kut

The Pawl Kut in the Mizoram is one of the most colourful harvest festivals celebrated with great zeal and enthusiasm by the local people. On this day you can experience various things such as ballet, songs and all the jollity. Read More...

Best time to visit Aizawl

The best time to visit Aizawl would be in the winter season as this is the time when the maximum number of people can be seen visiting this place.

How to reach Aizawl?

By Air - This city has got its own airport thus the overall connectivity through flights is quite good.

By Road -  The overall connectivity via road is also quite good thus if you are planning a road trip with your friends then it would be a good option to travel to Aizawl by road.

By Train - The nearest railway station from Aizawl is Silchar which is located at a distance of 130 km from the city.

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