Famous as the largest city of the state of Tripura, Agartala is also the well-known capital of said state. Agartala holds an array of historical and mythological importance due to its mentions in the scriptures of the Mahabharata, and the fact that the kings who ruled Agartala were quite the ambitious ones. During the British rule, Agartala was known as a princely state. Situated at the banks of the Howrah River, this city is a beautiful one, with a subtropical climate and rains nearly all year long. During the summer, it gets extremely hot and humid, so the best time to visit would be in the short winter that lasts from November to early March. The natives of Tripura celebrate a string of festivals throughout the year, which, for tourists, are a delight to witness. There are various temples across the city along with as many churches but only one or two mosques. Monasteries can also be found in a couple places. You can travel to Agartala through airways, road and railway. Let’s take a look at the spots you can visit while in Tripura.