Dimapur is the ancient capital of the Kachari tribe, whose rule existed before the 13th century AD. Reminiscences of the glory of this kingdom can be found in the ruins that are scattered in and around the town.
The Kachari Ruins are a group of ancient monoliths and contain remnants of the Kachari kingdom’s structure. It houses myriad temples, reservoirs and tanks and was named as the ‘Brick City’ by European scholars. It was the kingdom of Dimasa Kachari rulers during the medieval era and is a major tourist attraction now. This historic edifice houses the excavated tanks of the royalty and is an apt place for photo fanatics and history lovers. The territory was constructed near the sacred Mahu River and the Naga hills.The monoliths represent the elaborate rituals of the cult of fertility.