Dimapur, known as the "Gateway to Nagaland" is the commercial capital of the State. The beautiful town of Dimapur was the capital of the ancient Kacharis. The Kachari civilization existed in this region before the 13th century. The megalithic cluster of huge stones is characteristic of the Kachari civilization. Fertility rituals part of the culture existed which bore evidence in the archeological finds. Dimapur is well connected to the rest of India through rail, roads and air. Tourism in Nagaland is in its nascent stage. Hotels in Dimapur are also few. Though none of the hotels are at par with the glitz and the glamour of the city hotels, most of the hotels in Dimapur are comfortable and offers warm hospitality.
While touring Dimapur, you can visit the ruins of the Kachari Kingdom. The Abom invasion during the 13th century brought about the ruin of the Kachari civilization. There is a touch of Hindu influence though the Kachari civilization was predominantly non-Aryan. Dimapur has some of its ruined temples, tanks and embankments. The entrance gateway that is intricately designed is preserved well.
At a distance of 14 kms from Dimapur is Chumukedima that was the first headquarters of the Naga Hills in the early 19th century during the British rule. There are some spectacular waterfalls in this area.
Nagaland has interesting tourist attractions. Infested with the natural beauty, it not only offers an excellent destination for repose but also for adventurous sports like hiking, trekking and exploring caves. Log on to northeastindiatravel.com to know about Hotels in Dimapur.