Assam Tourist attractions
Assam, a state of India with total 27 numbers of districts and is located in the northeastern part of India. Assam is sharing international border with the kingdom of Bhutan in the north and to the west by Bangladesh. Assam is bounded by the state of Arunachal Pradesh to the north, to the east by the states of Nagaland and Manipur, to the south by the states of Mizoram and Tripura, and to the west by the states of Meghalaya and West Bengal. The name Assam is derived from the word asama, in English its meaning is “peerless”. The neighboring north eastern states of India like Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Mizoram, and Meghalaya were once part of Assam. The capital, formerly Shillong (now the capital of Meghalaya), was then shifted to Dispur in 1972. Guwahati is the main city of Assam and the biggest city in entire North East India. Its also been known as the Gateway of North East India. Guwahati was formerly known as Gauhati. Assam also has two world famous national parks namely Kaziranga National Park & Manas National Park.
Places Of Interest In Guwahati
The Assam State Zoo and Botanical Garden is the largest zoo and botanical garden in Assam and in North East India Its total covering 432 acre of area and is located in Guwahati, Assam
Assam State Zoo And Botanical Gareden
Assam State Museum is located in the southern end of Dighalipukhuri at the middle of Guwahati. Its a museum of…
Assam State Museum
Srimanta Sankaradev Kalakshetra commonly Kalakshetra is a cultural institution in the Panjabari area of Guwahati, Assam, named after the medieval poet-playwright and reformer Srimanta Sankardev.
Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra
Basistha temple, located in the south-east corner of Guwahati city is a Shiva mandir constructed by Ahom King Rajeswar Singha in 1764 along with gift of land 835 Bighas for the ashram.
Umananda Devaloi is a Shiva temple located at the Peacock Island in the middle of river Brahmaputra just opposite the office of the Deputy Commissioner of Kamrup or the Kachari Ghat in Guwahati
The Kamakhya Temple; also Kamrup-Kamakhya is a Hindu temple dedicated to the mother goddess Kamakhya. It is one of the oldest of the 51 Shakti Pithas.
Places Interest In Sivasagar
A man-made tank excavated by Ahom king Swargadeo Rudra Singha in memory of his mother Joymoti at Rangpur. Historical records reveal that the tank was constructed in 45 days at Rangpur in 1697.
Sivasagar Sivadol (Assamese: শিৱসাগৰ শিৱদৌল) is a group of structures comprising three Hindu. Inside the Garbhagriha (sanctum sanctorium), the Shiva Linga (aniconic symbol of Shiva) is deified, which is in a reverse setting.
The Talatal Ghar is located in Rangpur, 4 km from present-day Sivasagar, in Upper Assam. Of all Ahom ruins, it is one of the grandest examples of Tai Ahom architecture.
The Rang Ghar is a two-storied building which once served as the royal sports-pavilion where Ahom kings and nobles were spectators at games like buffalo fights and other sports at Rupahi Pathar
Dakshinpat Xatra is a well-known Xatra on Majuli island in the Brahmaputra River, established by Vamshigopal disciple…
Garmur Sattra belonging to Brahma samhati was established by Jayaharideva in the year 1656AD under the patronage of king Jayadhwaj Singha at the tip…
Kamalabari Satra is considered as one of the most influential Satra of Assam. It has been not only the center of Vaishnav religion…
The Auniati Satra was established in Majuli in 1653 A.D. by the Ahom King Sultanla. He was given the name Jayaddhaja Singha after he adopted the Hindu…