HANUMAN THAKUR TEMPLE
The temple is situated in Imphal on the bank of the Imphal river amongst the groves of Mahabali forest. It was built by king Garib Niwaj in the year of 1725 AD. The temple was built in bricks and later a cement coating was given to the entire structure. In front of the temple the Mandapa has been constructed which has shadowed the structure of the main temple. The temple is a hut -type of Bengal style. The temple reminds us of the spread of Ramanandi cult of Hinduism in Manipur. It is the only temple which was built during the period of Garib Niwaj. After his death the Ramnandi cult also vanished from Manipur. The temple in thus important and a monumental evidence in the religious history of Manipur.
How to Reach:
The nearest airport is Tulihal airport.
The nearest railway is Dimapur railway station.
Located at the heart of Imphal