Loktak Lake - Things to Know Before Visiting
Loktak Lake, Manipur
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About Loktak Lake
It is the largest freshwater lake in the North–East India. It is a beautiful stretch of water resembling a miniature inland sea. A day spent at Loktak Lake is a lifetime of memory. Visitors can catch a bird’s eye view of the lake from Sendra. Fishermen living in floating islands called Phumdis in floating huts known as Phumsangs are unique sights of this lake. The Sendra Tourist Home with an attached Cafeteria is a sought after tourist spot.
Attractions Near Loktak Lake
Keibul Lamjao National Park is a national park in the Bishnupur district of the state of Manipur in India. It is 40 km2 (15.4 sq mi) in area, the only floating park in the world, located in North East India, and an integral part of Loktak Lake. The national park is characterized by many floating decomposed plant materials locally called phumdis. To preserve the natural refuge of the endangered Manipur Eld's deer or brow-antlered deer also called the dancing deer, listed as an endangered species
This is the biggest town and trade center in Thoubal after the district's headquarters. Kakching is also famous for its temples, and also there is an old airfield called pallet airfield which was used during the second world war which covers an area of 100 acres.
Pumlenpat is the second largest lake in Manipur after the Loktak Lake, situated about 68 km south of Imphal (the capital of Manipur, a state in North East India) and about 45 km from Thoubal. Just as Loktak Lake, People situated around this lake depend on fishery products for their livelihood. The lake plays an important role in lives of the towns nearby. There are plenty of small islands on this lake; people started settling on these islands, and the lake is now on the verge of extinction due t
Sadu Chiru Waterfalls - a picture-perfect attraction for all the nature lovers who wish to seek a delighting holiday time in Senapati. Also esteemed as the Leimaram Waterfall, Sadu Chiru is a tourist place of scenic beauty. Cascading from a height of nearly 300 metres, Sadu Chiru Waterfall makes an enthralling sight for tourists to savour. Besides, the mist emerging from the water that disperses in the surrounding is something that conjures up the images of serenity.
Khongjom War Memorial is a historical attraction located on Kheba Hill on Indo-Myanmar road. Khongjom War Memorial is one of the popular tourist place in Thoubal district that reminds the visitors about the war which held between the locals of Manipur and the British Army in 1891. Specifically, the memorial is dedicated to Major General Paona Brajabashi who martyred while serving for his motherland.
Located within the premises of Thangapat Mapal Palace Compound in Imphal East, Three Mothers Art Gallery is a museum that showcases the rich culture, tradition, history and heritage of the state through Driftwood Sculpture Art. The art gallery cum museum is run by the artist Shri Gurumayum Shyamsunder Sharma and the museum is situated in a single shed like room within an area of 1000 square feet. Established in 1978.
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Discover More Attractions in Bishnupur, Where Loktak Lake Is Located
Bishnupur is called the cultural and religious capital of Manipur. The land where Lord Vishnu resides, the land which is beautifully dotted with dome-shaped terracotta temples and the home of the famed dancing deer, sangai—Bishnupur is heavenly. Located 27 kilometres from Imphal, the capital of Manipur, Bishnupur, was previously known as Lumlangdong. It is also the district headquarters of Bishnupur district which is bounded by Senapati and West Imphal districts in the north, Churachandpur distr