Imphal, the capital of Manipur is a tucked-away small town in Northeast India. Imphal came to prominence during the Second World War when the Japanese entered India and waged war over the area.
Manipur is a tourist potential state as many people from different countries come for war pilgrimage for “Battle of Imphal” said Akiko MacDonald, chairperson of Burma Campaign Society, London during the guest talk on the topic “Historical significance of battle of Imphal and its tourism potential”.
Some tourist site of Imphal East District worth mentioning are Shree Shree Govindagee Temple, Andro, Sekta archaelogical Living Museum, Mutua Bahadur Museum. The two war Cemeteries that maintained by British war grave commission is an attractive site to the tourists. In addition to this there is a temple at Kaina, a holy place of the Hindu. Besides, Hanuman Temple at Mahabali is a pre-historical place in the State.The natural beauty of Poiroupat in the past era, was a lake surrrounded with the small hillock was, beyond description and there were many lotus,lily and many more floating plants were grown but today it is no more a lake, infact, used as agricultural area .