Dimapur is located at a distance of 75 kms towards northwest of Kohima and is means 'the city of the river people'. It is the biggest and the most industrialized town of Nagaland. The major tourist attraction in Dimapur is the ruins of the Kacheri Monuments. Located at a distance of 37 km from Dimapur is the Intanki Wildlife Sanctuary which is the habitat of Elephants, Tigers, Wild Dogs, Hoolock, Gibbons, Mithuns, Sambhars and Sloth Bears.
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Ques: Where is Dimapur located?
Ans: Dimapur is located in Nagaland North Eastern state of India, and it is most famous city of Nagaland.
Ques: What is Dimapur famous for?
Ans: Dimapur is gateway and it is largest city of Nagaland. The major factor that popularised this city is the craft village. Dimapur is the place of entry to leave for Kohima.
Ques: Are there any places of interest in Dimapur?
Ans: While you planning a trip to Dimapur, you can visit following places:
- Ruins of Kachari Rajbari is a scattered ruins of stones & bricks, the site are famous for its monoliths, built thousand years ago by Kacharis. These ruins reflect the rituals of fertility cults and are very interesting from archaeology point of view.
- Dimapur Jain temple with some intricate glass wok is considered very good temple among the Jain community of Dimapur.
- Nagaland Zoological Park – for the ones who love witness birds and animals in their own natural habitat.
- The Triple falls – where three streams falls into a natural pool at a height of 280ft.
Other places which you can visit are Green Park, Aqua Mellow park, Science Center, Stone Park, Hazi Park, Agri Expo site, Rangapahar Forest, Shiv Mandir, Kali Templeetc.
Ques: Do I need permit to visit Dimapur?
Ans: No, Indian Nationals and foreign nationals do not require permit to visit Dimapur. The Foreigners visiting Dimapur or Nagaland will have to register with the Foreigner’s Registration Officer (FRO) of the district or to the nearest police station within 24 hrs of their arrival in the city.
Ques: Is there any Archaeological significant site in Dimpaur?
Ans:Yes, a Dimapur Kachari tribe ruin is a historically important Archaeological. Kachari tribes abandoned the city in 16th century after invasion by Thai Ahoms. The monolithic ruins, scattered stones and brinks ruins are believed to be of the reservoir, the embankment and the temples proving its importance to the megalithic culture.