PLACES TO SEE IN ASSAM

Assam is a state in northeastern India famous for wildlife, tea plantations, and historical places. If you are passionate about traveling and looking for vacation destiny, you must once visit Assam to see its beauty.

Assam is also famous for its silk production and many more things. Assam has many places to visit which will please you. This is the article where we will give you brief details about the best places to visit in Assam along with friends and family.

Assam is special for many unique things like tea cultivations, one-horned rhino, etc.

TOP PLACES TO VISIT IN ASSAM 

Kaziranga national park:

 Kaziranga National Park, a World Heritage Site, is famous for the great Indian one-horned rhinoceros; the landscape of Kaziranga is rugged forest, tall elephant grass, rugged reeds, swamps, and shallow ponds.

In 1974 it was declared as a national park. Assam is one of the famous places to visit. Many tourists visit Kaziranga for vacations and chill out. Kaziranga National Park which is popular is located in Golaghat and Nagaon districts.

The best time to travel to Kaziranga is from November to April. The region’s winter season begins in November and February, which is quite mild and dry, with an average with high of 25 ° C (77 ° F) and a minimum of 5 ° C (41 ° F).‎ 

In addition, the Kaziranga National park is recognized by Birdlife International as an important bird area for the protection of bird species. Birds such as the lesser white-fronted goose, the iron duck, the bear pound and the little helper, the big helper, the black-necked stork, and the Asian open-billed stork migrate from Central Asia, especially during the winter season.

The Kaziranga National park is also known for its good population of animals, but more than that, the wildlife conservation initiatives in the park are more popular. With its amazing wildlife conservation activities, the park has successfully grown the population of Greater one-horned rhinoceros, an endangered species.

KAMAKHYA TEMPLE:

Kamakhya Temple is considered an important Hindu tantric goddess of desire developed in Kamarupa in Assam. This temple is located in Guwahati. She is revered as Siddha Kubjika, also is also identified as Kali and Maha Tripura Sundari. And according to the tantric texts (Kalika Purana, Yogini Tantra), which are the basis of their worship in the Kamakhya Temple, a temple in the Kamrup district of Assam.

The earlier manifesto of the goddess sanctified in the Garo Hills is destroyed. However, the priests of Vatsayana are said to have brought the manifesto of the goddess to the Hindu kingdom in Kashmir and then sanctified it in a remote forest on a hill in Himachal Pradesh.

She resides in the current Kamakhya temple from the 10th / 11th century, rebuilt in 1565 AD. The temple is the leading among the 51 Shakti Peethas related to the Sati following sect, and it remains one of the most important and popular temples in Shakta. This temple is one of the popular temples in Assam, many tourists who visit Assam once visit this temple of Assam.

The people of Assam believe in this god a lot and worship. Kamakhya Temple was built and popular in honor of the mother goddess, the bleeding goddess of Assam. Along with the legend of Sati. Kamakhya Temple is truly unique as Kamakhya (representing Shakti or feminine power) is known as the bleeding goldsmith’s temple; there is a lot more to see, like historical arts in the temple walls, which describes what describes a story. Many celebrities also visit this place whenever they visit Assam. 

MAJULI :

Mājuli is a river island in the Brahmaputra River, Assam, and in 2016 became one of the first islands to be a district of India. It had an area of ​​880 square kilometers (340 square miles) at the beginning of the 20th century, but after losing significantly due to erosion, it covered 553 square kilometers (214 square miles) in 2014.

Majuli has shrunk as the river has increased around it. The island consists of the Brahmaputra River in the south and the Kherkutia Xuti, a Brahmaputra branch connected in the north by the Subansiri River. The island of Mājuli can be reached by ferry from the city of Jorhat. The island is approximately 300 to 400 kilometers (186 to 249 miles) east of the state’s largest city, Guwahati. It was created due to the course changes of the Brahmaputra River and its tributaries. Mainly the Lohit.

Mājuli is the residence of the Assamese Neo-Vaishnavite culture. Majuli has been the cultural capital and cradle of Assamese civilization for 500 years, which was established by satras keeping antiques such as weapons, utensils, jewelry, and other objects of cultural importance. The population of this island is167,304.

ORANG NATIONAL PARK:

The Orang National Park is a national park in India on the north bank of the Brahmaputra River in the Darrang and Sonitpur districts of Assam. It covers an area of ​​79.28 km2 (30.61 square miles). It was established as a protected area in 1985 and declared a national park on April 13, 1999.

It has rich flora and fauna, including the great Indian rhinoceros, miniature pig, Asian elephant, wild water buffalo, and Bengal tiger. It is the only rhino stronghold on the north bank of the Brahmaputra River. Orang National Park in Assam is known for its population of Rhino and tigers.

The park was also renamed Rajiv Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary in 1992. The best time to visit the place is from November to April. The address of the park is H84H+P5C, Singari Bangali Gaon, Assam 784110. If you visit Assam, you should once visit this park, and it is also a famous park in Assam similar to Kaziranga national park.

ASSAM STATE MUSEUM:

The Assam State Museum, formerly the Assam Provincial Museum, is located at the southern end of the Dighali Pukhuri Tank, in the heart of Guwahati City, Assam. The museum was founded in 1940 by Kamarupa Anusandhan Samiti. The late Kanaklal Barua was the founder and president of this museum. In 1953 it was taken and captured over by the Assam state government.

This museum holds some of the most pre-historic sculptures, ivory paintings, metalworks, and costumes that are kept in such a way that attracts visitors. The address of this place is GNB Rd, near Dighalipukhuri, Mawhati, Ambari, Guwahati, Assam 781001.

This place is for book lovers as it has a variety of collections of books. The Assam State Museum is a place that shows the state’s rich cultural heritage and exhibits various items that offer an in-depth look at the history of the area. You need to take enough time to visit and explore the place and learn many unknown facts that will increase your knowledge and skill about the lifestyle and culture of the indigenous peoples who lived here in ancient times. Exhibitions are also organized here, where you can see many local handicrafts, which you will enjoy.

SHIVADHOL:

Siva dol (which means temple of Lord Shiva) is a group of structures consisting of three Hindu temples of Sivadol, Vishnudol (which means temple of Lord Vishnu), and Devil (which means temple of the goddess Devi Durga in the local Assamese language).

 It is located on near the bank of the Sivasagar tank (“the ocean of Lord Shiva”), also known as the Borpukhuri tank, in the heart of Sivasagar in the Indian state of Assam. 1731 and 1738, the temples were built in 1734 by Bar Raja Ambika, Queen of the King of Ahom Swargadeo Siba Singha. The height of the Sivadol is 104 feet (32 m), and the circumference is 195 feet (59 m) at the base. An eight-foot-high gold dome crowns it. A total of sixteen armed Durga holding various weapons is a “pan-Himalayan” theme adopted in the plastic arts of Ahom temple architecture in shiva dhol. This is one of the historic places or temples you must once visit.

CONCLUSION 

Assam is such a state in India where there are many places to see and visit, starting from wildlife to historical places. If you start to create a list for this, it might take a long time. So, this is the article where you will get the details of the best place to visit Assam. Visiting Assam can be very useful to you as along with enjoyment this place gives a lot of knowledge to the visitors. You should visit these places once.

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