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Shaheed Minar

Shaheed Minaris an 11 m tall imposing structure that is located in Bir Tikendrajit Park. Being one of the most admired edifices in the city, it is one of the most visited tourist attractions of Imphal. It is raised to honor the sacrifice of the Gallant soldiers of the Manipur Army. This Army fought in 1891 with the British in the Anglo-Manipuri War. Its compelling design is the highlight of this structure that attracts tourists. Shaheed Minar has three vertical beams that are clasped together towards the top. These beams are adorned with carvings of three mythological dragons.

This structure is standing in the Bir Tikendrajit Park, and this park was built in the honor of Yuvraj Yuvraj Bir Tikendrajit and General Thangal. This Park lies on the way from the Kangla Fort to the Ima Market. It was carved out of the polo ground's east segment, and it is a great place, where history-lovers can get peace and enjoy the peaceful environs of the surrounding. Around this Minar, the picturesque scenery and setting of nature will allure you to capture memorable photographs. Make sure to visit this attraction in Imphal with your camera. This Shaheed Minar is a must-visit tourist destination in Imphal for history buffs. 

How to Reach Shaheed Minar

Shaheed Minar is settled in Bir Tikendrajit Park in Paona Bazar, Imphal. After reaching Imphal, it is better to take an auto-rickshaw to visit Shaheed Minar. You need to cover a couple of kilometers to reach Shaheed Minar, and it takes around 20 minutes to arrive there. You can visit many around places and indulge yourself in the shopping fun on your way.

Opening Hours: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm (Every day of the week except Sunday)

Attractions around Shaheed Minar

It is one of the best tourist attractions in Imphal and is surrounded by plenty of magnetism places that draw the attention of tourists. The location of the park where this structure reflects the history and pride allows you to catch other attractions in Imphal.

After visiting there, you can enjoy the walk to remember in the park or stroll around the surrounding beauty. If you want to explore the nearby attractions of this structure, you would be glad to know that there are many beautiful tourist places for you. Here is the list of places to visit near Shaheed Minar.

  • Kangla Fort: Relive the stories of historical stories of King and Queen
  • Manipur State Museum: Breathe the history with a touch of past
  • Shree Govindjee Temple: Feel the spiritual aura and witness the Nagara Style of Architecture
  • Three Mother Art Gallery: Admire the art with rich culture, heritage, and history
  • Manipur Zoological Gardens: Feat your eyes with lush greenery and ming with a peaceful environment
  • Singda Dam: Enjoy the picnic with a scenic view and relaxing vibes.

Best time to Visit Shaheed Minar: September to April is the best time to visit Shaheed Minaar as the weather is pleasant and comfortable for sightseeing.


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