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Senapati District of Manipur :
The Senapati District is located in the northern part of Manipur. It is bounded on the east by Ukhrul District, on the west by Tamenglong District, on the north by Phek District of Nagaland and on the south by Imphal East District and Imphal West District. The total geographical area of the district is 3271 sq km. As per Census 2011, the total Population of the district is 4,79,148 out of which 2,47,323 are males and 2,31,825 are females. The District is endowed with kaleidoscopic landscape of blue hills, green valleys, serpentine streams and rivers flowing through mountains and deep gorges. The places of tourist interests in the district are Senapati, Maram Khullen, Yangkhullen , Mao , Liyai , Makhel , Dzuko Valley, Purul, Koubru Mountain, Koubru Laikha, Sadu Chiru Water Fall, and Willong Khullen.
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Tourist Places :
A new township and District Headquarters, Senapati is 62 km from Imphal. More than 30 government offices are located in the district headquarters. People of various ethnic communities are enjoying harmonious life in the town.
Maram Khullen :
One of the biggest villages in the district, Maram Khullen is a very old and primitive village. It is an attractive destination for the anthropologist, research scholar and the like.
Yangkhullen is the largest Zemei village loated 47 km from Maram Centre in Peren road. The primitive social and economi life is still prevailing in the village. It is situated amidst the steep cliff of beautiful landscape.
The last town of Manipur bordering Nagaland state, 107 km from Imphal and 28 km to Kohima, Mao is a very busy town. It is the granary of the surrounding villages and the gateway of the state.
The village, 33 km from Tadubi towards the east is the home of various historical places like the stone monolith, the water pools, the Banyan tree, the male house and female house. The river Barak originates from the village.
Makhel is a sacred place for many ethnic communities where they settled and migrated long back. There are historical monuments like i) The sacred Banyan trees which are believed to have grown from the tomb of the Naga mother. ii) The farewell monolith. iii) The triomonolith (3 km south to Makhel). iv) The dispersal tree at Sajouba (2 km north to Makhel). v) The hailstorm stone. vi) Village settlement stone. vii) The lucky stone etc.
Dzuko Valley :
A most enchanting place, the valley can be reached by trekking from the border town of Mao. One can observe snowfall in winter and budding flowers of Dzuko lily in spring season.
19 km from Maram in NH 39, Purul is the home of indigenous games Toutou and wrestling. Toutou is played during New Year festival and wrestling is traditionally played on the eve of paddy transplantation festival which is known as Paoki falling in the first fortnight of May.
This mountain is one of the highest peak in Manipur. People climb the mountain in summer season only. They climb mountain in the group. People say that in mythological day Pandavas were visited here. There is a long cave where people passes through
Koubru Laikha is one of the famous Shiv Temples in Manipur. There will be a herd of people during the time of Shivratri and Kanwad. People say that putted milk on the Koubru Mountain comes here. This temple is situated on the bank of Imphal River.National Highway 2 Passes through here.
Sadu Chiru Water Fall:
A popular tourist and picnic spot in Sadu(near Ichum Keirap village)27 km (17 mi) from Imphal, in the Sadar hill area, Senapati district. Hundreds of tourist flocks to this place to enjoy the view of this waterfall and the natural beauty surrounding it. Consisting of three falls with the first fall about thirty meters high. On the side of it, a newly park or garden-‘Agape park’ is situated. It is owned and managed by Kamlun Telien of Ichum Keirap.
Willong Khullen is a village located some 37 km (23 mi) from National Highway 2 (India) (Maram) on the Maram-Peren Road. It is home to a stone erection very similar to Stonehenge. Some of the tallest stones are seven meters tall and one meter thick. The village of Yangkhullen is built on a steep slope on the hills.