This entire district is in the plains of the Brahmaputra Valley of the exotically beautiful Assam. The tributaries of the Brahmaputra, Nona, Buradia, Pagaldia, Borolia and Tihu which originate from the foothills of the Himalayan range, contribute enormously towards the agrarian economy of the district. 'Nalbari' means a place of reeds. The name was founded by the British Railway Engineers around in A.D. 1890-91. The former name of this place was Satra, Govindapur and Khata. The history of Nalbari is connected with King Jarashandha and Lord Krishna. Nalbari is also known as 'Navadivipa' of Assam. The place is well known for its rustic charm and ancient temples making it enthralling for tourists especially during religious festivals.
A pretty district adorned with rustic splendours making it famous for nature tourism. The destination promises pilgrimage, rich culture and welcoming people. Its magnificent temples and related stories will give you a deep knowledge of mythological stories. The visually stunning festivals of the ancient temples fill the entire atmosphere of the district with energy.
Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport at Guwahati is located at a distance of 43 kms.
The city has its own railway station namely Nalbari Railway Station. Guwahati Kanchanjunga Express, Delhi Brahmputra Mail, Dibrugarh Brahmputra Mail, Howrah Kamrup Express, Dibrugarh Kamrup Express, Sealdah Kanchanjanga Express are some significant trains running to and from Nalbari.
Nalbari is accessible through National Highway 27 in north and connected to National Highway 427 in South.
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