tourist centres of the state around Guwahati are Kamakhya Temple,
Umananda (Peacock Island), Navagraha (Temple of nine planets), Gandhi
Mandap, State Zoo, State Museum, Sukreswar Temple, Geeta Mandir,
Madan-Kamdev Temple and Saraighat Bridge.
In the rest of the state the places of tourist interest are Kaziranga
park (famous for one horned rhinos), Sib Sagar (Shiv Temple), Majuli
(largest river island in the world), Chandubi lake, Batadrava (Birth
place of great Vaishnav Saint Sankardev), and Saulkuchi (renowned
for its silk industry).
- Wildlife Sanctuary
(gateway to the Assam and N.E. region & principal city of Assam.).
Kamakhya & Bhubhaneshwari temples; Basistha Ashram; Navagraha
Temple; State Zoo; Museum; Regional Science Centre; Planetorium;
Tirupati Balaji Mandir; Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra; Umananda
Temple; Shree Shyam Mandir, etc.
(capital of Assam); Diphu (centre of Karbi art and culture).
(seat of Ahom rule in Assam- Shivdol, Vishnudol,
Devidol, Rang Ghar, Talatol Ghar, Joysagar, Ahom Museum, Gargaon,
Kareng Ghar, Charaideo, etc.)
Sualkuchi (famous for Assamese
Chandubi (a natural lagoon and
picnic spot); Barpeta (Vaishnava Monastery, Shrine of Shri Madhab
Hajo (where three religions meet-
Hinduism, Buddhism & Pao-Mecca, a mosque for Islam);
and Dibrugarh (major tea producing
(temples, ancient ruins and monuments-Da Parbatia, Agnigarh, Bamuni
Hills, Bhairavi and Mahabhairava temples and the twin tanks of Bar
Pukhuri and Padum Pukhuri and Cole Park).
Madan Kamdeva (famous for erotic
sculpture of 12th century); Sri Surya Pahar(rock- cut images)
Digboi ( one of the world’s
oldest oil refinery);Majuli
(largest river island of the world, centre of Vaishnava culture.
There are many satras, which are regarded as the main centres for
Assamese art, music, dance, drama, etc.);
Jatinga (famous for the bird mystery
near Haflong), Haflong
(only hill station in Assam)
Bhalukpong (famous for scenic
beauty, picnic and angling spot)
Bhairavakunda (a picnic spot at
the border of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Bhutan); Daranga
(famous winter mela held every year); Bordoa
(birth place of Shri Sankardev, famous Vaishnavite reformer of Assam).
Kaziranga National Park
Kaziranga, the world-renowned park lies in Golaghat and Nagaon district.
It covers an area of 430 sq kms. It is the home of the great Indian
one- horned rhino, breeding place of pelican.
Manas National Park
The only Tiger Reserve of Assam. Manas is one of the most
magnificent National Parks of India. It is also a world heritage
Nameri National Park (on the border
of Arunachal and Assam).
Dibru-Saikhowa National Park.
Orang (Rajiv Gandhi) National Park.
Pabitora Wildlife Sanctuary
Bura-Chapori Wildlife Sanctuary
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