thing of beauty is a joy forever.
The indomitable sprit of the Meetie and tribal martyrs, who sacrificed
their lives while fighting the British in 1891, is commemorated
by this tall Minar at Bir Tikendtrajit Park in the heart of Imphal.
8 kms down the Indo-Myanmar road lies this hill feature with relics
of an old, historic palace, temples of architectural importance
and ceremonial house. Set among symmetrically planted jackfruit
and pine trees. Lanthabal offers a view of the Manipur University
and some picturesque vistas.
7 kms from Imphal city on National Highway No.39 is the Central
Orchidarium, which covers 200 acres and houses over 110 rare varieties
of orchids, which include almost a dozen endemic species. The peak
blooming season is April-May.
Nupee-lal Memorial is located at the heart of Imphal city next to Imphal
Head Post Office. The memorial is constructed to remember the rise
of Manipuri women against British rule on 12th December, 1939, and
the rise was continue for 14 months. The event was still commemorated
as Nupi-lal (Women's war).
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