Guwahati: Where Assam's Culture & Nature Collide
Guwahati, Assam, India

Guwahati

Guwahati

Assam, India

Guwahati is the Gateway to the Northeast as it is the major cultural, political, educational, transportation and commercial hub of Northeast India. Guwahati is known for its rich culture and tradition, celebration of festivals, cuisine, people and its cosmopolitan nature. The largest city of Assam and Northeast, Guwahati is among the fastest developing cities in India. Guwahati is also known as the “city of temples” due to the existence of many ancient temples here including the famous Kamakhya Temple. Let us discover the multifaceted aspects of the Guwahati city. 

Guwahati Travel Tips

The present day Guwahati is a cosmopolitan city, developing at a rapid speed.  The government has made all the endeavors to develop the city in terms of culture, economy, transportation, education, and providing basic amenities to the people. The Guwahati city has become the most important trade hub in Northeast India. Guwahati is the hub  for marketing, retail and wholesale distribution. Tea and oil manufacturing are an important contributor to the economy of the city. Now-a-days real estate business has also developed in Guwahati.

Here are some of the top places to visit in Guwahati:

Kamakhya Temple: One of the most renowned pilgrimage sites for Hindus, the Kamakhya Temple is dedicated to the goddess Kamakhya, an incarnation of Parvati. The temple complex is perched atop Nilachal Hill and offers stunning views of the city.

Umananda Temple: This Shiva temple sits on Peacock Island in the middle of the Brahmaputra River. You can take a ferry to reach the island and explore the serene atmosphere of the temple.

Assam State Zoo cum Botanical Garden: This sprawling zoo is home to a variety of animals from the region, including the one-horned rhinoceros, Indian elephants, and tigers. The botanical garden within the zoo premises boasts a diverse collection of flora.

Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary: Located around 30 km from Guwahati, Pobitora is famous for its one-horned rhinoceros population. You can take a jeep safari to spot these majestic creatures and other wildlife in their natural habitat.

Things to do In Guwahati

Temple Hopping- Kamakhya Temple, Umananda Temple, Navagraha Temple etc

Explore Nature & Wildlife- Assam State Zoo cum Botanical Garden, Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary,Dipor Bil etc

Brahmaputra River Cruise: Enjoy a scenic cruise on the Brahmaputra River, soaking in the beauty of the city skyline and the surrounding hills. You can watch the sunset over the river, creating a truly magical experience.

Assam State Museum: Explore the rich history and culture of Assam at the Assam State Museum. The museum houses a collection of artifacts, sculptures, and paintings that depict the region's past.

Fancy Bazaar: This bustling market is a great place to shop for souvenirs, handicrafts, and traditional Assamese textiles. You can also indulge in local street food here.

Guwahati Planetarium: Learn about astronomy and space exploration at the Guwahati Planetarium. They offer regular shows and exhibitions that are both educational and entertaining.

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Guwahati Facts

Guwahati has a well developed transport system. The Lokopriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in Guwahati is the major airport of the city. All major domestic flights fly to and from Guwahati. Guwahati Junction railway station is the major station of Guwahati. Guwahati falls under the Northeast Frontier Railway Zone of the Indian Railways. 

How to Reach

Flight
Flight By Air

Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, also known as Guwahati International Airport, is the major airport in all of North East India.

Train
Train By Train

Guwahati Junction is the major railway station of Guwahati. Kamakhya Junction is the second largest station of the city. Guwahati is well connected with all the major cities of the country through rails.

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Car By Road

Guwahati is very well connected with the adjoining cities and states through bus service. The three nodal points of Adabari, Paltan Bazar and ISBT Guwahati, provide bus services to towns and cities in Assam and adjoining states.

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Top Attractions

Kamakhya Temple

The Kamakhya Temple at Nilachal hills in Guwahati, Assam is one of the oldest and most revered centres of Tantric practices.The temple is the center of the Kulachara Tantra Marga and the site of the Ambubachi Mela, ...

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Kamakhya Temple

Purva Tirupati Sri Balaji Mandir

Purva Tirupati Sri Balaji Mandir was consecrated in the year 1998 in the benign presence and blessings of Their Holinesses Sri Jayendra Saraswati Swamigal and Sri Sankara Vijeyendra Saraswati, Sankarcharya Swamijis of Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam to usher in an era o...

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Purva Tirupati Sri Balaji Mandir

Assam Zoo

The Assam State Zoo is located in the Hengrabari Reserve Forest in the capital city of Guwahati. The zoo occupies an area of 175 hectares which includes the botanical garden spread across an area of 82 hectares. The zoo comprises of a unique diversity of varied flo...

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