This royal house, which stands in the Capital city Agartala covering one sq.Km. area was built by Maharaja Radha Kishore Manikya during 1899-1901.It is a two storied mansion, having a mixed type of architecture with three high domes, the central one being 86′ high. The magnificent tile floor, curved wooden ceiling and beautifully crafted doors are particularly notable. The palace is set with huge Mughal style gardens,beautified by pools and gardens and tiled floors. Flood lighting and fountains have also added to its beauty.The magnificent tiles floors, ceiling of the Chinese room crafted by artisans brought from China, of the palace which now houses the State Legislative Assembly, may give some idea of the opulence and splendor of the original setting of the building. It has recently been adorned with a spectacular musical fountain at its fore yard.
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Daily airline service is provided by three major airlines company including Air India from and to major cities of India. Agartala Airport (IATA: IXA, ICAO: VEAT) is a domestic airport located 12 kilometres (7 miles) northwest of the city of Agartala. It is administered by the Airports Authority of India (AAI). It is the second busiest airport in northeast India after Guwahati and is proposed to be upgraded as an international airport. The airport is now named after The Maharaja of Tripura, Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya Bahadur.
Agartala railway station is located 5.5 km (2.96 nautical miles) from Agartala in Tripura, India. It is the second capital city (after Guwahati, Assam) in Northeast India to be connected to the country’s railway map, moreover Agartala is the first state capital of independent India to be connected with a rail network. Before 2015 the 413-kilometre (257 mi) route was connected to Lumding with a meter gauge track, but after the gauge conversion in 2016, the track connected directly to Guwahati and the rest of India.
Agartala is well connected by road to other parts of the Indian state of Tripura. Agartala is also connected to Assam (749 km) by the National Highway 44 whereas other important cities like Silchar (460 km), Guwahati (785 km), Shillong (686 km), Dharmanagar (173 km) and Aizawl (293 km) are connected with NH44 and NH44A. Bus service, Jeeps, Cabs and SUVs are the various modes of transport system within the city.