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South Tripura, Tripura 799141, India

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About Pilak Historical Palace (Shyam Sundar Ashram)

Pilak is an archaeological site in the Santirbazar sub-division of South Tripura district of the Indian state of Tripura. Many images and structures, belonging to Buddhist and Hindu sects, have been discovered here since 1927. The antiquities found here are dated to 8th to 12th centuries. Sandstone sculptures of the Pilak site, which represent a heterodox culture of Hinduism and Buddhism of 9th to 13th century, are on display at the Tripura Government Museum.

Attractions Near Pilak Historical Palace (Shyam Sundar Ashram)
Tripureshwari Temple
Tripureshwari Temple35.34km from Pilak Historical Palace (Shyam Sundar Ashram)

Tripura Sundari Temple is a Hindu temple of Goddess Tripura Sundari, better known locally as Devi Tripureshwari. The temple is situated in the ancient city of Udaipur, about 55 km from Agartala, Tripura and can be reached by train and road from Agartala. It is believed to be one of the holiest Hindu shrines in this part of the country. Popularly known as Matabari, the shrine is set upon a small hillock since the shape of a hillock resembles the hump of a tortoise .

Bhubaneswari Temple
Bhubaneswari Temple37.28km from Pilak Historical Palace (Shyam Sundar Ashram)

Bhuvaneswari Temple is the famous Hindu temple situated on the bank of Gomati at Udaipur in Tripura. The Temple is immortalized in two of Rabindranath Tagore's plays – namely Rajarshi and Bisharjan. Traveling just 55 km from the capital city Agartala, the Bhuvaneswari Temple Tripura is a rare specimen of temple architecture. The temple of Bhubaneswari at Tripura was built by Maharaja Govinda Manikya, is located near the old Royal Palace of Maharaja Govinda Manikya constructed during 1660-1675 A.

Chabimura Hills
Chabimura Hills 38.56km from Pilak Historical Palace (Shyam Sundar Ashram)

Chabimura is a set of rock cut murals depicting the gods & goddesses from the Hindu mythology on the scape of Tripura’s Devtamura Hills. The artwork and the verdant landscape shimmering in Gomati waters is very mesmerizing. The Chabimura rock cut mural also known as Chobimura.

Dumboor Lake
Dumboor Lake 41.9km from Pilak Historical Palace (Shyam Sundar Ashram)

Dumboor Lake is a charming water body located in Gandacherra Sub Division 120 Km. away from Agartala. The look of the lake is like tabour shaped small drum, “Dumboor” of Lord Shiva from which the name “Dumboor” originates. A massive and breathtaking water body of 41 with an unending spell of luxuriant green vegetation all around stands majestic for her exceedingly charming beauty and 48 islands in the midst of the lake.

Neermahal44.49km from Pilak Historical Palace (Shyam Sundar Ashram)

Neermahal is a former royal palace built by Maharaja of Tripura Kingdom Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya Debbarma of the erstwhile Kingdom of Tripura, India in the middle of the lake Rudrasagar in 1930 and was completed by 1938. It is situated in Melaghar, 53 kilometers away from Agartala, the capital of Tripura. The palace is situated in the middle of Rudrasagar Lake and assimilates Hindu architectural style.

Sipahijala Wildlife Sanctuary
Sipahijala Wildlife Sanctuary58.83km from Pilak Historical Palace (Shyam Sundar Ashram)

Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary in Tripura, India of some 18.53 square kilometres, about 25 kilometres from the city centre, located in Bishalgarh It is a woodland with an artificial lake and natural botanical and zoological gardens. It is famous for its clouded leopard enclosures.

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South Tripura is an administrative district in the state of Tripura in northeastern India. The district came into existence on 1 September 1970, when the entire state was divided into three districts.