Picturesque Guwahati on the bank of mighty river Brahmaputra is the capital of the north-eastern state of Assam. Guwahati, because of its glorious history and marvelous beauty, stands out with pride and opens its arms warmly to travellers from all over the world. It is one of the most hospitable regions with a strong royal connection. The picturesque state is home to holy temples, hill stations and national parks. The land of temples, as Guwahati is fondly called, has developed a unique ethos and offers many distinct experiences that leave an incredible impression of its visitors.
The state unfolds the rich heritage and cultures of India in the most fascinating way. Just being there for even a small vacation will inspire you enough to explore its length and breadth as it is impossible to cover all its richness in one single trip, you surely will want to come back again and soak up as much as you can.
Here is some interested place to visit in Guwahati :
Kaziranga National Park
The Kaziranga National Park is famously known as great Indian one-hundred Rhinoceros. It is one of the popular national parks of India gain its popularity due to one-honored Rhinoceros. It is situated in the Nagaon and Golaghat district of Assam in India. Located about 120 km from Guwahati, Assam the park situated on the flood plains of Brahmaputra River. Numerous resort and wildlife lodges around the sanctuary can arrange for park visits and safaris. Your visit to Kaziranga National Park will be unforgettable and you are bound to take many pictures of the wildlife and yourself.
Uma Nanda Temple
The Umananda temple is an enchanting piece of architecture that brightens the horizon of Guwahati city. It is the 17th-century temple on a river island of the same name that is dedicated to Shiva. It was constructed under the Ahom king Gadadhar Singh’s rule and was constructed by Bar Phukan Garhganya Handique. There is a large number of devotees who visit this temple in the month of February on the occasion of Shivratri. An interesting feature of the temple is the numerous engraving on the walls of the temple. Images of several Hindu gods such as Surya, Ganesha and Devi are engraved on the walls of the temple. The temple only can reach by ferries and motor launches.
Situated at the Nilachal Hills Kamkhaya Temple is one of the well-known temples of Guwahati dedicated to the goddess Kamkhaya. According to the tourist department of Incredible India Kamkhaya is one of the seven wonders of India. Not only it is one of the holiest sites of the country, this place goes well beyond the religious. With magnificent local architecture and construction, it stands as an icon of tradition and culture of Assam. Kamkhaya temple complex houses five temples inside it. The temple gains more importance, as in this place of worship.
Pabitora Wildlife Sanctuary
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary located morigaon district. Home to an immense mass of muddy marshland which is conducive for Rhino habitat, Pabitora attracts thousands of visitors annually. The area of the sanctuary is small by regular sanctuary standards but the population of rhinos here is high. The grassy, swampy marshland is also home to a whole range of other animals like the wild boar, wild buffaloes and jackals, etc. This sanctuary offers a wonderful insight into the ways of nature and is made for a great tourist attraction.
The ISKON temple of Guwahati located at Sarania Hills off Ashram road just 2 kilometers away from the Guwahati Railway station. ISKON Guwahati surrounded by lush green gardens where devotees can spend their time in the dedication of God. The ISKON of Guwahati probably happens to be the smallest and simplest of all ISKON temples in India. The exterior and interior is beautifully designed implies the history of Hindu culture. The interior of the temple includes the deities of Krishna and Rukmani in the attractive attire. The evening is the best time to visit when the temple with devotees “Kirtan” is held with full grandeur.