Top Tourist Attractions in Unakoti
Unakoti is a district in the Indian state of Tripura. This district was formed on January 21, 2012, when Tripura added four additional districts, bringing the total number of districts in the state to eight. Its headquarters are in Kailashahar. Previously, the district was part of the North Tripura district.
Unakoti is known for its huge stone and rock-cut sculptures carved out of the hillside. It is home to India’s greatest bas relief sculptures. Unakoti literally means ‘One Less Than A Crore,’ and it is clear that these sculptures were created by highly trained artisans.
Best Places to Visit in Unakoti
- Maa Bhabatarini mandir, Kalishashon
- Bhabatarini Mandir, Kumarghat
- Chaturdas Devata Mandir
- Udayan Buddha Bihar
- Laxmi Narayan Mandir
- Unakoti Heritage Site
Best Time to Visit in Unakoti
How to Reach Unakoti
Tripura’s state capital, Agartala, is connected to the rest of the country by daily domestic flights. Regular bus service connects Kailashahar, the district headquarters of Unakoti District, with Agartala, a distance of 178 kilometres. Kumarghat, on the NF railway, is the closest train station, located 26 kilometres from Kailashahar. Regular bus routes link Kailashahar to Guwahati, Shillong, Silchar, and many other districts and sub-divisional towns across the state.