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Kangla, Imphal, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Also known as the Palace of Kangla, this place situated on the banks of the Imphal river, served as the royal palace of King Pakhangba. After 2003 this fort has been open for public viewing. It has historical as well as archaeological significance which makes...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kangla Fort is located in the heart of Imphal city on the West bank of the Imphal river. Kangla was the ancient capital of Kangleipak from the ancient times down to the year 1891 AD.Kingdom of Manipur was established and developed in Kangla.Entrance ticket to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must in your travel list. But be sure that you take a guide at the Tourist Office. The guide takes you around in a golf cart. They charge you per head. Without the guide you wont be able to understand the sites.The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dnyate
Reviewed December 14, 2018

Britishers sent Mr. J.W. Quinton, the Chief Commissioner of Assam to negotiate the palace revolt and to exile Senapati Tikendrajit. This resulted in the first battle of the Anglo-Manipur War of 1891. This undeclared aggression by British left the Manipuris infuriated, however, they agreed to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 8, 2018

Although our guide told us there wasn't much to see at the Fort we enjoyed a couple of hours wandering around. It's a big site, incorporating a polo field, several reconstructed temples and the residence used by General Slim during WW2. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Anne B
Reviewed November 26, 2018

Not too much to see in the fort but area is too large and has one nice cafe where you can enjoy manipuri stuff

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank giri22in
Reviewed November 18, 2018

This is the former residence of the former kings of Manipur/Imphal.It is spread over a large tract of land & goind round the fort is a good exercise .Though new toilets have been constructed they are kept locked & not made available to the visitors.Strange...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank HemanthPai
Reviewed November 7, 2018

The only place in the city to be visited in Imphal. If you want to see the temple inside the fort and the monuments also then better to move in the fort after 10.30 AM.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

Kangla Fort is in the centre of Imphal and hard to miss. It costs 50 rupees for foreigners and less for Indians. It is a large sprawling grounds with some temples and gardens, a museum and old English residence. It is a great place for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Adam R
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

Kangla fort is a must visit place for Manipur tour. It is approximately 33 AD fort. And they follow snake god representing first king and it was before Hindu religion developed. It's a huge area. Visitors may do walking the whole area or battery car...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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May 13, 2017|
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Response from saurabhsarmadhikari | Reviewed this property |
For coming to Manipur you need no special permission. You can come by flight. But, if choose to travel by road, that AH1 (Asian Highway 1) you need to avail an inner line permit to cross Nagaland. You can check out on the... More
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February 26, 2016|
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Response from kanhum | Reviewed this property |
If you are staying in the Hotel classic. You can walk since it is in the front. Otherwise you have to take auto. Make a clear deal with the autowala regarding the fare before the ride. Since language may be a barrier in... More
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