History of Loktak Lake (Manipur)
Loktak lake Manipur is constantly brimming with color, culture, classical dance traditions, complex art forms, rare birds species, forests, mouth-watering food and the sport of polo. If you are planning your next trip to Manipur, here are some of the things you should do.
Boating in loktak lake Manipur
The Loktak Lake is known for phumdis, a floating mass where people built their houses. It is the largest freshwater lake in India, it is also home to the Sangai, an endangered animal.
- Watch their moving theatre performances
Don’t miss out the performances by the internationally acclaimed Ratan Thiyam’s Chorus Repertory Theatre Production. This group epitomizes traditional theatre at its best.
- Manipuri cuisine has a distinct flavor that stands out
Manipur is a mixture of many communities and tribes. The food reflects there diversity. Try the chutney called ironba, bamboo shoot and fishes from Loktak lake(Manipur).
- Visit the ancient village, Andro
Andro, the scheduled castes in the ancient times, spots the Doll-house where dolls of the state’s different tribal areas are put for display. Also visit the Mutua Museum.
- The largest bazaar run by women
The Ima Bazaar is almost a century old, driven by the women. ‘Ima’ means ‘mother’ in Manipuri language and thus the whole market is dominated by the female.
Loktak Lake manipur is the largest fresh water body in northeastern India. The lake is speckled by phumdis: large, circular masses of intertwined vegetation, soil, and other organic matter. Phumdis are the reason Loktak Lake is known as the world’s only “floating” lake.