Dimapur is the commercial capital of Nagaland, sharing its borders with Assam. A vibrant city, it takes pride in its historical monuments that are now in ruin, but having immense archaeological value. It is the ancient capital of the Kachari tribe, whose rule existed before the 13th century AD. Reminiscences of the glory of this kingdom can be found in the ruins that are scattered in and around the town. These ruins give evidence of a culture that probably had a touch of Hinduism, but were predominantly Non-Aryans. Besides monoliths, Dimapur contains other ruins of temples, embankments and baths.
The ancient Kachari capital Dimapur is one of the major sites of megalithic culture. Most of the ruins seems to be the associated with the Kachari civilisation, established before the Abom invasion in the 13th century A.D. You may find evidence of a touch of Hindu influence on most of them, though these are predominantly non-Aryan, with detailed rituals and the cult of fertility. Apart from the Monolith, the ancient Kachari capital Dimapur portrays other ruins of temples, embankment and tanks. The entrance gateway has been intricately executed and is preserved well till the present time. The blocks of stone and brick pieces with various designs are found scattered here.