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Why you must visit Unakoti in Tripura, northeast India?

Interested to explore rock reliefs in NE India? You must get to Tripura and see Unakoti
– Unakoti is an ancient Hindu site of worship located in Kailashahar, northeastern sate of Tripura. It is significant for its rock-cut carved figures and stone images.
– Legend has it that one crore (koti) gods and goddesses assembled here. Upon a fallout, Lord Shiva cursed and turned them into stones before moving on to his abode. Hence, the name one less than a crore – Unakoti.
– The site is located against a picturesque forested backdrop and you can walk around the campus to get closer look of the rock reliefs.
Read more in the book on northeast India – Backpacking North East India: A Curious Journey.

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