Dimapur enjoys a special status because of its unique location. It is the only town of the state, situated on the plain area having excellent road, rail and air links with various part of the country. Dimapur was upgraded as a district on January 24th 2004
Hotspot in Dimapur
MEDIEVAL RUINS OF THE KACHARI KINGDOM
Dimapur is the ancient capital of the Kachari tribe, whole rule existed before the 13th century AD. Reminiscences of the glory of this kingdom can be found on 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-Aryan. besides monoliths, Dimapur contains other ruins of temples, embankments and baths.
DIEZEPHE CRAFT VILLAGE
Located 13 km from Dimapur, Diezephe Craft Village houses expert weavers and craftsmen, deft in the arts of woodcarving, bamboo and cane works. Under the guidance of the Nagaland handloom and handicrafts Development Corporation Limited, this village has taken significant strides in these crafts, in the recent times.
RANGAPAHAR RESERVE FOREST / ZOOLOGICAL PARK
Dimapur houses the Rangapahar Reserve forest (20.20 hectares) in its vicinity. It is home to many animals and birds which make this reserve a nature lover's haven.