Imphal, the capital of Manipur, is a scenic city. It is located at the center of the beautiful Manipur valley and is surrounded by plains and hills. Dense forests and sprawling grasslands make the place a heaven on earth. It reflects the rich tradition of the state. Here are the leading tourist destinations in Imphal.

Imphal having too much in its store is an amazing place for the wildlife enthusiasts as the Manipur Zoological Gardens which is located at a distance of 8 km away from Imphal brings the tourists closer to the rare birds, animals and reptiles. Also, visiting the Manipur Zoological Gardens, you would get a glimpse of one of the rarest species of deer in the world i.e., the graceful Brow-Antlered Thamin deer. Other than this, the city has a variety of orchids which one could find it at the Khonghampat Orchidarium.

“Ima keithal market” a unique all women’s market, having 3,000 or more “Imas” or mothers who run the stalls. It is splited into two sections on either side of a road. Vegetables, fruits, fishes and household groceries are sold on one side and exquisite handlooms and household tools on the other.

Places in and around Manipur