The Ujjayanta Palace is formerly a royal palace of the Tripura, situated in the state of Agartala. Earlier it also served as the meeting place for the Tripura Legislative Assembly until 2011 and now it serves as a museum and a tourist attraction of Agartala. The Palace stands on the banks of a small lake surrounded by the lush greenery of Mughal gardens in Agartala. Spread over an expanse of 28 hectares of parkland, this exotic palace has several Hindu temples dedicated to the deities, Lakshmi Narayan, Uma-Maheshwari, Kali and Jagannath. One of the largest museums in Northeast India, covering an area over 800 acres of land in the capital city it depicts the lifestyle, art, culture, tradition and utility crafts, beside the customs and practices of various communities residing in northeast India.