Manipur, a little Shangarila located in North-East India, is a Jewel of India. This little corner is a paradise on Earth where Mother Nature has been extra generous in her bounty. Least touched and least discovered Manipur promises to be the great tourist discovery of the 21st century. An oval shaped valley surrounded by blue green hills, rich in art and tradition has inspired description such as the Â Switzerland of the East Â with its cascading rapids, tripling rivers, varieties of flowers, exotic blooms and lakes. The people of Manipur include Meitei, Nagas, Kuki-Chin-Mizo and Gorkhas groups and Muslims and other colourful communities which have lived in complete harmony for centuries. These are the people whose folklore, myths and legends, dances, indigenous games and martial arts, exotic handlooms and handicrafts are invested with the mystique of nature and an indefatigable Â Joie de vivre .
FAMOUS TOURIST CITIES OF MANIPUR
Bishnupur (also known as Bishenpur), is a town in Bishnupur district in the state of Manipur, India. It derived its name from an ancient Vishnu temple located in the town. Bishunupur is the administrative headquarters of Bishnupur District. It was once the capital of the kingdom of Manipur.
Chandel is one of the district of Manipur state in northeastern India. As of 2011 it is the second least populous district in the state.
Churachandpur situated in Manipur is the largest district and the second largest town here. It is also the fastest growing town in Manipur. Churachandpur is locally known as Lamka. Lamka is the most multi ethnic and cosmopolitan town in Manipur. Churachandpur is a place of immense natural beauty. The important places of tourist interest in Churachandpur .
Govindajee TempleThose of you who like to get away from the rest and try things off the beaten path should head of to Imphal. Situated in the north-eastern state of Manipur, Imphal is a place of exquisite natural beauty, lush hills, picturesque valleys and some exotic locales, as found nowhere else on the planet
Senapati is rich in natural beauty with hill ranges, valleys and rivers meandering among the hills. As such, there is lot of flora and fauna in the district. The Senapati town itself is a sight to beckon. The town is rich in natural beauty and the amazing topology attracts tourists from all around.
Tamenglong in Manipur has some of the beautiful features presented by nature. The places is characterized by waterfalls, unexplored caves, tropical forests and natural beauty.
Thoubal district is an administrative district in the state of Manipur. Thoubal district has a number of historical importance places and other tourist hotspots.
Ukhrul in Manipur is bounded by the country of Myanmar to the east, the Chandel district in the south, the Imphal East and Senapati districts in the west and the state of Nagaland in the north.