Udaipur is a town and a municipal council in the Indian state of Tripura. This city is famous for the Tripura Sundari temple also called as the Tripureswari temple. It is also the headquarters of Gomati district. Udaipur is about 55 km from Agartala, the capital of Tripura. There are lots of artificial lakes (namely Dhani Sagar, Bijoy Sagar (Mahadev Dighi), Jagannath Dighi, Amar Sagar). Udaipur is the 3rd largest town of Tripura followed by Agartala and Dharmanagar on the bank of Gomati River.
Udaipur is dotted with temples the most famous of which is the Tripura Sundari temple, which is one of the 51 Shakti Peethas. The temple was constructed by Maharaja Dhanya Manikya Debbarma in 1501. There is a big lake beside the temple known as Kalyan Sagar. Bhubaneshwari Temple is another famous temple here.Udaipur is also known as “lake city” and has many beautiful lakes.Some of them are Bijoy Sagar, Jagannath dighi, Amar sagar and as mentioned above, Kalyan sagar.It also has a national library named “Nazrul Granthagar”,after Kazi Nazrul Islam.
Temples in Udaipur
Tripura Sundari Temple (Matar Badi-Mothers Abode)
Satsanga Bihar, Udaipur
Amarpur is an idyllic quiet picnic spot, on the banks of Amarsagar, the 16th century artificial lake. The town stands on the ruins of a palace. On the southern bank lies a temple dedicated to the eight headed goddess, Mangalchandi. A fair is held during the Basant Panchami (February).
Amarsagar & Fatiksagar:
These are two beautiful lake with historical importance.
Chobimura -Place of Interest A water area with green hills and pics of gods in the hills
Dumboor Lake -Place of Interest A water area of 41 km2. with 48 islands surrounded by luxuriant green vegetation. Water sports facilities are additional attractions. There is a Hydel Project near the lake from where the River Gomati originates and this is called Tirthamukh where on 14 January every year famous ‘Pous Sankranti Mela’ takes place. The lake is the confluence of rivers Raima and Sarma. Various species of migratory birds are noticed in the winter and it has rich reservoir of natural and cultured fishes.
While reaching Amarpur from Udaipur, both side of the road are lined with deep forest. This part of the land has much natural beauty and a peaceful atmosphere.