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Bishnupur

Bishnupur or the land of dancing deers is beautiful destination situated at a distance of 27 km from Imphal, the capital of Sikkim. Bishnupur in Manipur has remained as the capital of Bishnupriya Manipuris.

Bishnupur lies at the foot of a hill and is renowned for the 15th century Vishnu temple. The temple is a single-celled, conical roofed temple. Further tourist attractions are Keibul Lamjao National Park, Loktak Lake and Loukoipat Ecological Park. Bishnupur in Manipur is also famous for it's chiselled stoneware.

Excursion
The Bishnu Temple
The conical roofed shrine is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Built in 1467, during the reign of King Kiyamba, the temple is interesting for its antiquity and Chinese design. Bishnupur is also renown for its stone production

Keibul Lamjao National Park
Kelbul Lamjao National Park is situated 53km from Imphal on the fringes of Loktak Lake. The only floating National Park in the World, on the Loktak Lake is the last natural habitat of "Sangai" - the dancing deer of Manipur . A glimpse of the deer in this unique wetland ecosystem is a must for any wildlife enthusiast.

Loktak Lake and Sendra Island
Loktak Lake is a largest fresh water lake in the North-Eastern region located 48km from Imphal. Loktak Lake is a huge and beautiful stretch of water spread upto 312 sq. km area and looks like a miniature island sea.

Phubala
Phubala resort is a virgin land 40 km south of Imphal. The marshy islands of Loktak actually float. Besides the human inhabitants of the lake, there are other life forms here too.

Ecological Park
This was established in the year 1992. The park houses - Rock Garden, Hawa Ghar, Circular Path and Japanese Pond. Boating facility is also available in the park at the Loukoipat lake.

Best time to Travel : October to February.

Getting There
Airport : The nearest airport is at Imphal (32 km).

Railhead : The nearest railhead is at Dimapur (229 km).

Staying at Bishnupur (Manipur)
Government Rest House and Tourist Lodge are available for accommodations for the tourists from all over

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