India - Kohima City Information

by V.A.Ponmelil (All rights reserved by the author)

Kohima City Information

Kohima is the capital city of Nagaland and is a picturesque hill station surrounded by green hills and mountains. It lies in the southern part of Nagaland and it is the first seat of modern administration as the Headquarter of Naga Hills District in 1879. 

Places of Interest:

 
  • War Cementery - The picturesque Kohima War Cemetery is a symbolic memorial commemorating the memories of the officers and men who sacrificed their lives during World War II.
  • State Museum - The State Museum has aspects of Naga tribal life in all its variety and wealth of tradition.
  • Sales Emporium - The Government Sales Emporium has a collection of Naga Handloom and Handicraft items.
  • Cathedral - The Catholic Cathedral is the largest Cathedral in the whole North East and its quiet and serene ambience is conducive for meditation and prayer.
  • Kohima Village - Said to be the second biggest village in Asia, it has one of the finest ceremonial gates, common to all Naga villages.
  • Dzukou Valley - It is untouched by civilization and resplendent in its beauty. This Valley is also called as the valley of eternal charm and has an irresistible appeal with its emerald green rolling hills interspersed by gentle flowing streams.
  • Dzulekie - It is a stream that flows through a deep and narrow gorge making it look as if the stream has gone underground the place.
  • Japfu Peak - This is the second highest peak in Nagaland and has the tallest rhododendron tree, which is featured in the Guiness Book of World Records.

 

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