The 'City of Eastern Light' - Guwahati is the largest city in Assam and also, the whole of North-East India. The city is wedged between the mighty Brahmaputra River and the Shillong Plateau. There are many places of religious importance, shopping streets, multiplexes and museums in the city that tempt tourists for a visit. Built by Gadapani in the 17th century, Uma Nanda Temple is one of the star attractions of this city. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this holy site lies on an island called Peacock Island in the Brahmaputra River. Tourists can take a ferry to reach this island, which also houses a Ganesh Temple. Located on top of the Neelachal Hill in the western part of the city, Kamakhya Temple is another religious site that is visited by thousands of pilgrims every year. Other important temples of the region are the Janardana Temple, Ugro Tara Temple, Bhubaneswari Temple and Navagraha Temple. Places for sightseeing are not limited to only temples. The Assam State Zoo and Botanical Garden, Regional Science Centre, Guwahati Planetarium and Assam State Museum are other exciting places that can keep tourists engaged during their stay. MakeMyTrip offers many exciting travel packages that can help tourists travel around this city without any discomfort or inconvenience.