Forteen Goddess Temple is located about 14 Kmu. away from Agartala at a place called Old Agartala. In the face of continued fight with Shamser Gazi, Maharaja Krishna Manikya had shifted the capital from Udaipur to Old Agartala. It continued to be the capital till it was shifted to Agartala. Near the sacred 14 goddess temple during the month of July every year a Kharchi festival is organised and thousands of pilgrims and devotees visit this festival. It is a local saying that one who visits Tripura Fourteen Goddess Temple once comes in Agartala fourteen times more.
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Daily airline service is provided by three major airlines company including Air India from and to major cities of India. Agartala Airport (IATA: IXA, ICAO: VEAT) is a domestic airport located 12 kilometres (7 miles) northwest of the city of Agartala. It is administered by the Airports Authority of India (AAI). It is the second busiest airport in northeast India after Guwahati and is proposed to be upgraded as an international airport. The airport is now named after The Maharaja of Tripura, Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya Bahadur.
Agartala railway station is located 5.5 km (2.96 nautical miles) from Agartala in Tripura, India. It is the second capital city (after Guwahati, Assam) in Northeast India to be connected to the country’s railway map, moreover Agartala is the first state capital of independent India to be connected with a rail network. Before 2015 the 413-kilometre (257 mi) route was connected to Lumding with a meter gauge track, but after the gauge conversion in 2016, the track connected directly to Guwahati and the rest of India.
Agartala is well connected by road to other parts of the Indian state of Tripura. Agartala is also connected to Assam (749 km) by the National Highway 44 whereas other important cities like Silchar (460 km), Guwahati (785 km), Shillong (686 km), Dharmanagar (173 km) and Aizawl (293 km) are connected with NH44 and NH44A. Bus service, Jeeps, Cabs and SUVs are the various modes of transport system within the city.
Khayerpur, Old Agartala, Mekhlipara, Tripura 799008