The beauty of North-east India is unique and one has to visit this part of the country at least once in their lifetime. Enticing hills, dense forests, tribal cultures, diverse vegetation and wildlife are all worth your time. Mizoram is one among the Eight Sister States of North-east India. It may be an offbeat destination, yet it is beautiful enough to enchant you with its magic.
The name Mizoram in the local language means 'the land of the hill people'. It is a picturesque land sharing international borders with Myanmar and Bangladesh. Mizoram with virgin forests, hills and valleys is a must-visit place.
So, here are some of the best places to visit in Mizoram!
Solomon's Temple is a church which was constructed in the year 1996. Today, a lot of Christians visit this religious place to offer their prayers to the lord.
Mizo Hlakungpui Mual
Mizo Hlakungpui Mual is a monumental square dedicated to the Mizo poets. It was established in the year 1986 in the honour of the Mizo poets. It is also said that Mizo Hlakungpui Mual is modelled after the Poet's Corner in Westminster Abbey of England.
Vantawng Falls is one of the famous waterfalls in Mizoram. It is a two-tiered waterfall located in Thenzawl of Mizoram.
Lunglei is the second-largest town in Mizoram. Earlier, it served as the capital of South Lushai Hill District. Now, Lunglei or Lungleh is one of the well-known destinations in Mizoram.
Dampa Tiger Reserve
Dampa Tiger Reserve is one of the top wildlife destinations in Mizoram. This reserve forest is a home to a number of wild animals such as leopards, barking deer, Indian Python, wild boar, slow loris, etc. It was declared as a Tiger Reserve area in 1994.
Phawngpui, also known as the Blue Mountain, is the highest peak in Mizoram. The enticing vistas of Phawngpui is one of the must-visit places in Mizoram.
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Reiek Mountain is around 29 km from Aizawl. It is one of the beautiful tourist attractions in Mizoram. Interestingly, the plains of Bangladesh are also visible during some favourable seasons.
Mizoram State Museum
One should never miss out on visiting the Mizoram State Museum, as it gives the best glimpse of Mizoram. The exhibits at the museum explain about the rich culture, tribe, customs of Mizoram and one can even get to see the commodities and utensils used by the locals. A visit here will help us learn the culture of Mizoram better.
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