Pilak Archaeological Site, Tripura

Pilak is an area of appeal for its archaeological remains of 8th – ninth centuries. Pilak archaeological site is located in South Tripura district and a distance of 114km from Agartala. The location is a treasure house of Buddhist and Hindu sculptures. There runs a hilly rivulet near the location that is known as Pilak Stream.

The vicinity is appealing with scenic splendor. There are a few temple plaques of terracotta and stone pictures. Huge stone pictures of Avalokiteswar in ninth century A.D and Narasimha photograph of 12th century A.D were discovered here. Both the pics at the moment are preserved inside the Government Museum at Agartala. Even now one finds at Pilak, the images of Ganesha, Durga and Suriya and many others. Gods and goddesses. One Suriya photograph preserving a lotus is of 10 ft top. There are terracotta pix of Kinnars. Two bronze statues of Buddhas have been located in Rishyamukh near Pilak. All those finds result in establish that the area changed into once under the rule of thumb of Buddhist Kings observed with the aid of Hindu rule in subsequent year.

The Pilak, the treasure-trove of archaeological riches has closed association with Paharpur and Moinamoti in Bangladesh. Numbers of hidden treasures have come out after in addition excavation been taken up by means of the Archaeological Survey of India at Shyamsundar Tilla and Thakurani Tilla. Tourists are thrilled to explore the history of this lovable destination. Thousands of site visitors accumulated here at some point of Pilak Festival held at some point of the month of December.

Pilak is a den of beautiful Hindu and Buddhist photos that dates back to the eighth and 9th centuries. Various excavations inside the place yielded these sculptures that have been scattered approximately for 10 sq. Kilometers.


Pilak Archaeological Site open from 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Entry Fees

10 INR per person

Best Time to Visit

During the months from October to March


From Agartala 114km, Udaipur sixty two km and Jolaibari 2km.


PIlak Tourist Lodge, Jolaibari.

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