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7 Hidden Places in the Northeast to Explore Today

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Here are some places in Northeast that you should know about.

7 Hidden Places in the Northeast to Explore Today:

  1. Tsomgo Lake, Gangtok (Sikkim)
  2. Rumtek Monastery, Gangtok (Sikkim)
  3. Loktak Lake, Imphal (Manipur)
  4. Labrang Monastery, Mangan (Sikkim)
  5. Sualkuchi, Dispur (Assam)
  6. Majuli (Assam)
  7. Imphal (Manipur)

1. Tsomgo Lake

Tsomgo Lakesource: wikimedia

Abhishek : It was the best sightseeing experience I ever had. Not only the destination but also the journey was exceptional. Beautiful lake and beautiful weather make up for the tough journey. Absolutely divine. A must visit.

Hear your heartbeat in absolute silence!

2. Rumtek Gompa

Rumtek Gompasource: wikimedia

Boishakh : Rumtek is one of the holiest monasteries for Buddhists. Seat of the Karmapa it is also a good visit for tourists. It's got a lot of historical articles to be seen. A 30 mins drive from Gangtok city.

Here's how you can treat yourself to architectural beauty!

3. Loktak Lake

Loktak Lakesource: flickr

Rakesh:  Characterised by the floating vegetation known as 'phumdi', it is said to be the only floating lake in the world. Besides the fresh water, Loktak Lake is known for its tasty fish. Do pick up some dried fish from the Moirang market located nearby.

Know about the unique floating lake!

4. Labrang Monastery

Labrang Monasterysource: flickr

Ralston: The monastery houses a Buddhist museum with a large collection of Buddha statues, sutras and murals. A 50 feet-high golden statue of Buddha used to be there in the Tibet Mall. Just below the road, between Phodang and Labrang Monastery, are the ruins of Tumlong, which is another attraction in the north district. 

Wash away you sins here!

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5. Saulkuchi

Saulkuchisource: flickr

Pronob : Sualkuchi, the ‘Manchester of Assam’, is known for its rich cultural heritage. Out of all the festivals celebrated, the most exciting of the lot is the boat race event. The town takes on an electric atmosphere during the event, with crowds cheering their favourite team.

Cheer a favourite boat the the epic boat race!

6. Majuli

Majulisource: wikimedia

Nikhil: Majuli is a cultural magnet for the Assamese. Towards the end of every winter season, native tribes from around the region visit the island to showcase their art forms, be it song and dance, weaving, or food and apong.

Learn about the largest river island!

7. Khwairamband Bazaar, Imphal

Khwairamband Bazaar, Imphalsource: staticflickr.com

Thokchom Heroji says : Khwairamband-Bazaar is the largest women market in northeast India. Here, you will get all the handloom and handicraft items. The market is also the best place to shop for the freshest produce of Manipur.

Shop till you drop here!

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