Dimapur, Nagaland’s gateway town, is located on NH 39. It used to be the capital of the old Kacheri rulers and one can still see the medieval remains of this ancient kingdom in the heart of the old town. The archeological department protects the relics, contemporaries of the neighbouring Ahom kingdom. Stop by the Ruth’s and Haralu emporia where one can see women weaving exquisite Naga shawl on traditional looms. You can also pickup some traditional handicrafts here.
North East Zone Cultural Centre: The NEZCC head office established few years ago is about 3 km from the railway station and ½ km from the airport. Here you can find various cultural heritage preservation of the north east in the small well maintained museum.
Chumukedima: It is situated 14 km from Dimapur on National Highway 39. From this spot one can view the whole of Dimapur and other parts of Karbi-Anlong of Assam. The tourist village is at a distance 8 km from the National Highway. Few waterfalls are also located in this area.
Intanki Wildlife Sanctuary: Located about 37 km from Dimapur and 111 km from Kohima, Intanki Wildlife Sanctuary is the home to Hoolick Baboon, the only gibbon found in India. The sanctuary also has a sizeable number of elephant, tiger, mithun, Sambhar, wild dog and slot deer.
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