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Sightseeing and Things to do in Guwahati

Last Updated: 25 Mar 2011 3 Contributors

There are various places of tourist interest in Guwahati, which one can explore. Most popular tourist attractions in Guwahati include temples and museums. Here are some of the places of tourist interest in Guwahati.

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aditi bhattacharjee on 24 Jul 2009

Here are top 4 things to do when in Guwahati: 1. River Cruises at the Brahmaputra; 2. Shanker DEv Kalakshretra; 3. Picnic at Brahmaputra Jungle Resort with elephant rides, fishing; 4. Pilgrimage at Basistha temple, Dolgovinda, Kamakhya Temple; 5. Shopping at Pubashree for famous Assamese Silks; You can also take 4-hours drive to Shillong, also called the Switzeraland of the east.

Things to do: History and Culture

Kamakhya Temple

OK Rated #1 out of 9 attractions in Guwahati

It is among the most prominent temples in Assam. In fact Guwahati is famous for its Kamakhya Temple. The temple is located atop Nilachal Hill. Kamakhya Temple is approximate 10 km from the Guwahati ra... More

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Shiva Temple

OK Rated #2 out of 9 attractions in Guwahati

This temple is located on an island of the Brahmaputra. The temple can be reached by motor boats and public ferries from Umananda Ghat.

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Assam State Museum

OK Rated #3 out of 9 attractions in Guwahati

Run by the state government, Assam State Museum is located near Dighalipukhuri tank. The museum houses an amazing collection of artifacts from pre-historic times. The collection boasts of some of the ... More

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Things to do: Nature and Adventure

Pobitora National Park

OK Rated #0 out of 9 attractions in Guwahati

Home to a large number of rhinos, Probitora National Park is located some 40 km from Guwahati. Elephant Safari is a favourite activity that one can enjoy in Probitora National Park.

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Things to do: Tours Nearby

Umananda Mandir

OK Rated #0 out of 9 attractions in Guwahati

Umananda Mandir is perched on a river island not too far from the Guwahati city. One can take a ferry across Kachari Ghat to reach the island.

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Hajo

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Located 30 km north-west of Guwahati, Hajo is a little town that is quite popular among Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims. There are five temples that sit atop surrounding hillocks. Hagriv Mandhav Mandir i... More

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