Sights to See
Guwahati is a principal centre of socio-cultural, industrial, trade and commerce activities of the entire region.Hugging the shores of the turbulent Brahmaputra, Guwahati is the gateway to the enchanting North Eastern India. The Light of the East, Pragjyotishpura, as it was known once upon a time, is said to have been a vast kingdom during the epic period of the Mahabharata. Today, Guwahati is the hub of the region and also its largest city.
State Museum is a well laid out complex displaying various aspects of Assam’s culture, history and crafts.
Kamakhya Temple is an ancient seat of tantric and shakti cults of Hinduism and it is the most important shrine of Assam and Umananda Temple is believed to be the world’s smallest human inhabited river island.
Sri Manta SankardevKalakhsetra is a modern cultural complex,Science Museum houses many exhibits and models depicting various natural phenomenon and modern technological advancement.
Navagraha Temple is a great centre of the study of astrology and astronomy in the past.
DighaliPukhuri is a historic tank with facilities for boating.
Planetarium is the only one of its kind in the entire north-eastern region.
State Zoo-cum-Botanical Garden is a store house of endangered and rare species of wildlife and plants.
Basistha Ashram is a pilgrimage centre and TirupathiBalaji Temple is modern temple with south-Indian style of architecture.