Canchipur is located 6 km from Imphal
and the place is famous as the Manipur University
is housed here. It was the erstwhile capital of Jay Singh and Gambhir Singh.
Anthropological Museum at Manipur University is an added attraction of this place. Langthabal, a small hill on the Indo-Burma Road, offers beautiful view of Canchipur Town.
Canchipur is connected by regular buses on the Indo-Burma Road. The nearest airport is Imphal Airport.