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  • Temples of Hajo

    Temples of Hajo

    The religious village of Hajo is situated on the banks of the mighty Brahmaputra River. About 30 kilometres away from Guwahati, Hajo is an ancient pilgrimage centre for Hindus, Buddhists and Muslims. There are quite a few temples in Hajo and all enjoy the reverence of their devotees. Most famous ...

  • Kaziranga National Park

    Kaziranga National Park

    A World Heritage Site, the Kaziranga National Park is one of the most, if not the most, visited attractions of Assam. Kaziranga National Park has over 1800 one-horned-rhinoceros roam freely through the dense jungles and vegetation of the park. The Kaziranga National Park was declared as a ‘Tiger Reserve’ in ...

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  • Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

    Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

    Situated in the floodplains of the mighty Brahmaputra River, the Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary is home to the endangered one-horned-rhinoceros. Although quite small for a sanctuary, the density of rhinoceros in Pobitora is quite high. On a visit to the sanctuary, you can easily spot groups of rhinos roaming in the ...

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  • Nehru Park

    Nehru Park

    Situated right across the Cotton College in Guwahati, the Nehru Park is a very popular tourist attraction. The park is named after the first prime minister of India – Mr. Jawahar Lal Nehru. Take a quiet stroll among the lush greenery of the park or just sit back and relax. ...

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  • Assam Rajyik State Museum

    Assam Rajyik State Museum

    Assam Rajyik State Museum is world of knowledge where you can discover and bask in the history, culture and heritage of Assam. The library at the museum has a plethora of ancient books and scripts. The museum has on display the dress, the jewelry and the weapons used by the ...

  • Guwahati Planetarium

    Guwahati Planetarium

    One of the most sought after attractions in Guwahati, the Guwahati Planetarium aims to spread awareness about astronomy. The planetarium organizes daily shows sky watching sessions and special programs to educate the people about astronomy, universe and its mysteries. Projected on a dome-shaped screen in a hall, the daily ...

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  • Kamakhya Temple

    Kamakhya Temple

    Nestled on the top of the beautiful Nilachal Hil, Kamakhya Temple complex consists of about 20 temples – the largest and most visited being the temple of Goddess Kamakhya. The Kamakhya temple is one of the oldest and most sacred of the 51 Shakti Pithas. The temple comprises of four ...

  • Saraighat Bridge

    Saraighat Bridge

    Saraighat Bridge connects northeast India with the rest of India – and it’s quite beautiful! Opened to traffic in 1962, the Saraighat Bridge is the first rail-cum-road bridge over the leviathan Brahmaputra River. Saraighat is a historically important place too. It was where the legendary battle between the Mughals ...

  • ISKCON Guwahati

    ISKCON Guwahati

    White and beautiful, the Sri Sri Rukmini Krishna Temple is situated on a hillock near Ulubari Junction. The temple is surrounded by greenery on all sides and provides a peaceful sanctuary from the dust and noise of the city. The temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna and Goddess Rukmini. Inside ...

  • Uma Nanda Temple

    Uma Nanda Temple

    The Umananda Temple is one of the most sacred Hindu temples in Guwahati. The temple is located on the Peacock Island which itself is situated in the middle of the mighty Brahmaputra River. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the temple sees a large influx of devotees during the festival of Shivratri. ...

  • Basistha Ashram Temple

    Basistha Ashram Temple

    Situated on the banks of a small yet charming stream, the Basistha Ashram Temple is one of the most revered temples in the city of Guwahati. In the year 1764, King Rajeswar Singha of the Ahom dynasty commissioned the building of this temple. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. ...

  • Assam State Zoo

    Assam State Zoo

    Assam State Zoo is one of the most prominent attractions of Guwahati. Spread over 130 hectares of land, the zoo is home to an astounding collection of rare and endangered species of wildlife. Take your kids along on this magnificent walk through the array of exotic and rare wild species ...

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  • Shrimanta Shankardeva Kalakshetra

    Shrimanta Shankardeva Kalakshetra

    Assam is a land of great heritage and culture. The fusion of this ancient culture and glorious heritage has given birth to great pieces of artistry and greater artists. Shrimanta Shankardeva Kalakshetra, popularly known as just Kalakshetra, is a cultural institution that provides a great platform for the local artists ...

  • Navagraha Temple

    Navagraha Temple

    As the name suggests, the Navagraha temples are dedicated to the nine major celestial bodies of Hindu astronomy. The temples are situated on the Chitrasal Hill popularly known as the Navagraha Hill. The nine temples are dedicated to Surya (Sun), Chandra (Moon), Chevaai/Mangal (Mars), Budhan (Mercury), Guru/Brihaspati (Jupiter), Shukra (Venus), ...

  • Sri Surya Pahar

    Sri Surya Pahar

    Sri Surya Pahar is a significant archaeological site in Assam. It is located about 12 km southeast of Goalpara town and about 136 km northwest of Guwahati. In this hilly terrain, many rock cut Shivalingas and votive stupas have been discovered. Idols of Hindu, Buddhist and Jain deities are ...

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  • Bhuvaneswari Temple

    Bhuvaneswari Temple

    Located on top of the phantasmagoric Nilachal hill, the Bhuvaneswari Temple is dedicated to Goddess Bhuvaneswari. The temple is even further above than the famous Kamakhya Temple. According to Hindu mythology, Goddess Bhuvaneswari is the queen or the feminine ruler of the universe. You can enjoy breathtaking views of the ...

  • Vashishtha Temple

    Vashishtha Temple

    The Vashishtha Temple is an integral part of the Vashishtha Ashram nestled in the scenic Sandhychal hills. The building of the temple was commissioned by the Ahom King, Raja Rajeswara. Apart from being an important pilgrimage center, the place also offers peace, serenity and scenic views. The Vashishtha temple ...

  • Ugratara Temple

    Ugratara Temple

    The Ugratara Temple is one of the most sacred and important pilgrimage centres of Assam. Dedicated to Goddess Ugra Tara (considered as another form of Goddess Parvati), the temple was constructed by King Shiva Singh of the Ahom Kingdom in 1725. On the east side of the temple, you will ...

  • Sukreswar Temple

    Sukreswar Temple

    The Sukreswar Temple id dedicated to Lord Shiva and is famous for being the abode of the sixth Jyotirlinga of India. The temple was constructed in 1744 by Ahom King Pramatta Singh. The temple is located on the Itakhuli Hill (Sukreswar hill) by the banks of the mighty Brahmaputra River. ...

  • Janardana Temple

    Janardana Temple

    The Janardana Temple is nestled amongst the lush greenery of the Shukleshwar hillocks, which is near to the Shukleshwar Ghat of the Brahmaputra River. The temple is known for its architecture which is a blend of Hinduism and Buddhism. The temple houses an idol of Lord Buddha in the main ...

  • Regional Science Center

    Regional Science Center

    Perhaps the best place that you can take your children to, the Regional Science Center is a world full of knowledge and the wonderful miracles of science. The center was established in 1994 with the aim to provide non formal science education to the visiting masses. The center boasts of ...

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