Visit Ummaneshwar Temple in Ujjayanta Palace at Agartala, Tripura (2023)
About the Ummaneshwar Temple:
Several temples surround the famous Ujjayanta Palace, and one of those is the Ummaneshwar temple. The saffron-colored temple is located in the Ujjayanta Palace premises, and is the Bengali culture inspires its architecture and rituals. Ummaneshwar temple is not a huge temple, but the locals believe it to be a miraculous shrine. This is the reason Ummaneshwar temple at Agartala draws the attention of many pilgrims from all over the place.
Along with Ummaneshwar temple, another very popular temple of Lord Vishnu is located within Ujjayanta Palace. It is the Jagannath temple and is one of the significant pilgrimages for Hindus. Also, Balabhadra and Subhadra are worshipped in this temple, along with Lord Jagannath (a form of Vishnu). Tourists visiting Ujjayanta Palace must visit this temple and seek blessings from Goddess Kali.
About Ujjayanta Palace:
It is a beautiful and shining white palace situated on the river banks and is very popular. It is also known by the name Tripura State Museum as it has now been built as a museum. Maharaja Radha Kishore Manikya built the palace in 1901 A.D. It is a two-storied palace with amazing architecture with three high domes and beautifully carved wooden ceiling, and well-crafted doors are an exciting sight. The floodlights at the palace add to the attraction of this palace. It served as the Tripura Legislative Assembly meeting place until 2011 and now a very well known tourist spot. The palace is surrounded by virgin greens and is surrounded by many temples in the place. The museum displays the lifestyle, art, culture, and tradition and the customs of different communities.
Ummaneshwar Temple Address: Ujjayanta Palace, Agartala, Tripura 799001
Time Required: 1 hour
Entry Fee: No fee
Timings: 6:00 AM – 7:00 PM