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
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.
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
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.
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
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
General Information & Accomdation info on Bishnupur city of Manipur - India