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The history of Tripura Palace Museum is been packed with several theories, traditions, and sagas. Even though theories flourish as regards the origin of the kingdom in Tripura (and one which creates for a very much good read) that stands out is the fact this kingdom ages back thousands of years earlier the beginning of Jesus Christ.

This ancient kingdom actually does not exist where it is been situated in the recent times, and then the Kingdom is set to shift by the powers of several rulers over the period of almost thousands of years.

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Currently, Tripura, is one among the Seven Sisters, is the melting pot of culture which bubbles beside pleasingly. Agartala, the honoured capital of this majestic kingdom, has a lot of treats to come for the snooping traveller. Yet, one among the show-stoppers is absolutely the gorgeous Ujjayanta Palace that presently houses the Tripura Government otherwise State Museum. Rabindranath Tagore is said to have been charmed by way of its architectural loveliness. Let us discover out a little more about this awe-inspiring palace which is reflected the gem between the Seven Sisters.

Constructed by the Maharaja Radhakishore Manikya during the year of 1901, this charming palace oversees the lake. This snow-white structure is multi-leveled as well as holds sprawling grounds; its interiors moreover convey wonderful neoclassical workmanship.

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The inner sides of the palace will never fail to turn the heads. The ceiling is divinely engraved through woods. Every single feature of the palace starting from its doors till the floors are said to be marvelled upon excellently. You can find different types of rooms such as the library, the throne room, and several halls, altogether of that are appealing.

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The palace is supposed to cover 3 large domes; the major one is one among the impressive height of 86 feet. Until the year of 2011, it was where the Legislative Assembly held its meetings. It too encloses vast Mughal style gardens that are spread across several hectares of land. The palace also holds for the stunning temples of the divinities which the magnificent family worshipped at their hay days. Also, the palace compound is set attractive by the striking fountains in addition to pond too. During the night time, the palace is lit up also is spectacular to look at.

Tripura Museum photoPhotos by Sharada Prasad,

The palace is set up as the home for the State Museum. The palace is now home to the State Museum. The museum has remained respected far as well as wide for showcasing the tradition and culture of Tripura. Exclusively well maintained, it stocks a lot of galleries such as the Archaeological Gallery, Painting Gallery, and also has divisions on tribal customs, paintings, and even sculptures.

The makeovers and renovation which took place in the recent past made assured that if there is a chance of any earthquake occurring; then there is no harm or else damage for the palace. It is too apparently portrayed at one of the best Tintin comics! While travelling to Agartala, this museum or palace is a recognised as the popular destination, therefore discovering this place will not be a big task or issue. The timings the palace is open are from morning 10 am till afternoon 1 pm, one-hour lunch break and again open at 2 pm and works till 5 pm; the palace is closed on Sunday.

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