Tourism in KailashaharKailasahar is one of the most important towns of North Tripura district. There are many places of tourist importance in Kailashahar which makes it one of the topmost tourist places in Tripura. Explore the following tourist places in Kailashahar if you happen to be a tourist here.
Rowa Wildlife Sanctuary in Kailashahar
Located near Kailashahar, Rowa Wildlife Sanctuary spreads across an area of 85 sq kms. The site of the present day Rowa Wildlife Sanctuary was chosen initially for having only tall trees with thick undergrowth. The tribal families known as ‘Khasi’ protected these trees. They used to cultivate pan or betel leaves and the area was also common as the perching place for a number of birds. Later when the tribes left the place, the area was taken over by the forest department and the present wildlife sanctuary came into existence.
Biodiversity in Rowa Wildlife SanctuaryThe Rowa Wildlife Sanctuary has many water bodies and lush greenery amidst them which attract many migratory birds to breed on the water bodies. The sanctuary is an exploration ground and study center for botanists, ornithologists etymologists, and wildlife enthusiasts. The sanctuary has plenty of economic plants like medicinal, treat fodders, aromatic, fruit producing trees, spices, oil seed producing trees, and orchids. The sanctuary harbors more than 150 species of birds, primates and wild animals.
Unakoti in Kailashahar
A Shiva pilgrimage located 8 km from Kailashahar town atop the Unakoti hill, Unakoti is one of the most important religious spots of Tripura. Unakoti means one less than a crore in Bengali language. It is said that almost a crore rock cut carvings are found in the place. Unakoti is a famous tourist spot for archaeology lovers as here one can find huge rock cut images and stone idol of Lord Shiva.
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