Top 5 Places to Visit in Bishnupur

The abode of breath taking blue hills and floating islands, the Jeweled Land of Manipur is a treat for those who travel with a purpose. This beautiful land imbibes in itself nature and culture in the perfect balance and that makes it worth a trip!

One of the foremost places to visit whilst in Manipur is the temple town of Bishnupur. Bishnupur, literally translates to the abode of Vishnu. A part of a kingdom once, Bishnupur is a picturesque town about 27 kms from the state capital, Imphal. In ancient times, the only road which connected Manipur to the world was ‘Tube Hole’ (Tongjei Maril) which passes through Bhishnupur. With a rich historical background amalgamated with picture perfect scenery around, here are a few must visit places in and around Bishnupur.

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Top 5 Places To Visit In Bishnupur

Bishnupur or Vishnupur is a little town in the Bankura district of West Bengal. The town was the administrative capital under the reign of the Malla kings. It is believed that the town derives its name from the Hindu God, Vishnu. Bishnupur has a rich cultural past, and much of this is evident in the architecture and intricate handicraft that the town boasts of. The town is especially known for its intricate terracotta work. Jewellery, artefacts and pottery made of terracotta are particularly known. Bishnupur is also known for its wide variety of Baluchari sarees. Here are five places to visit in Bishnupur.

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