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The place lies at a distance of almost 100 kms from Agartala, and the place has a good archeological value for its archeological remains of eighth / ninth centuries. Pilak falls under Belonia subdivision and a treasure house for Buddhist sculptures. Pilak is the site of the centuries old hidden treasure of golden civilization, is very dear to the people of heterodox creeds and sects representing both Hinduism and Buddhism. The 8th and 9th century rock - cut images, terracotta plaques make Pilak a rich beautiful heritage destination for tourist.
Number of Terracotta plaques, sealing with stupa and stone images of Avolokiteswara including image of Narsimhan have been found there which dates back to Buddhist period. A few years back a colossal image of the Sun God has been unearthed from the site.
Major Festivals - Makar Sankranti at Thirthamukh and Unokoti, Ashokashtami at Unokoti, Garia, Dhamail, Biju and Hojgiri Festival, Boat Race and Manasa Mangal Festival, Christmas at Jampuri Hills Baishakhi Festival (Sabroom), etc are celebrated.
- Stone images of Avolokiteshwar
- Pilak Pathar
By Air - Agartala is connected by airlines flights with Calcutta, Guwahati and Delhi. One can easily reach the Pilak by road from Agartala. It is located at a distance of about 110 kilometers from Agartala
By Rail - The two nearest railway stations are Kumarghat and Dharama Nagar. One can take a bus or taxi from Udaipur to reach the station.
By Road – From Pilak to Julaibari in Belonia Sub-Division then to Agartala. Good motor able roads connect Agartala with Pilak and are 2 ½ hours drive. Pilak is 100 kilometers from Agartala. Pilak is well connected by bus with the major cities of North East India. Tripura State Transport Corporation buses ply towards different places of North East.
This place is also called as the ‘queen of the hills’. This place is invariably a paradise for nature lovers and adventure seekers.
Kaziranga National Park is a Oldest and the most famous sanctuary in Assam bounded by the Brahmaputra river and the Mikir hills in the Golaghat...
Sundarban spreading over an area of 4, 120 square kilometers including water was measured to be 16,000 square kilometers some 200 years ago
Welcome to Visit North East North East Part of India is a travellers delight. North East India consists Indian states of Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim & West Bengal. Although West Bengal is officialy is not a part of North East India, but is the gateway of accessing Read More
Nathu La Nathu La pass is situated around 60 kilometers from Gangtok at an altitude of 4,310 meters / 14,140 feet. The road to Nathu La passes through the Tsomgo Lake is nearly 2 hours drive. The terms ‘Nathu’ and ‘La’ literally mean listening ears and pass respectively in Tibetan language. In 1961, Read More
Tsomgo Lake Tsomgo Lake or Changu Lake is famous tourist an attraction in Sikkim is nearly 42 kilometers from the state capital Gangtok. It is situated at an altitude of nearly 3780 meters / 12,400 feet. The Lake known as The Source of the Lake in Bhutia dialect is ideally located near the Nathu La pass. The lake Read More