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About Guwahati

The largest city in Assam and North-eastern India, Guwahati is a major port city situated on the banks of the Brahmaputra River. A striking travel destination, this picturesque city is surrounded by hills on three sides and encompasses the best of north-eastern culture.

With various monuments, museums, glorious temples and buzzing shopping hubs – this city promises to offer an unforgettable experience. Take in the beauty of the Brahmaputra as you leisurely stroll by the riverside or visit the Assam State Zoo that spreads over a massive 130 acres. You will find some of the rarest and the most exotic species during your visit.

Though the city is equally charming in every season, the best time to visit Guwahati would be during the months of October to March when the weather is perfectly pleasant. The culturally rich and lusciously green city will leave you speechless.

About Guwahati Airport

Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport also known as Guwahati International Airport, is the international airport serving the North-Eastern states of India. It is located at Borjhar and is named after Late Gopinath Bordoloi, a freedom fighter and the first Chief Minister of Assam after India's independence.

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  • Places To Visit
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1. Kamakhya Temple

One of the most cherished shrine of Shakti in the country, it a high seat of the Shakti sect. The temple is located on the Nilanchal Hill in the western part of the city and draws a large number of pilgrims during the Ambubachi festival. Beautifully constructed complete with intricate carvings and colourful flowers, this temple is a must visit.

2. Guwahati Planetarium

Located on MG road, the Guwahati Planetarium is a haven for people who love astronomy. Just sit back and gaze at the stars as you listen to the tales of the magic comprising this universe. These shows are also available in Hindi, English and Assamese as per convenience. Be prepared to be enchanted at the Guwahati Planetarium.

3. Umananda Temple

This temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is located in Peacock Island on the banks of the Brahmaputra River. Nuzzled against this quaint island, Umananda temple is the epitome of peace and serenity. With the mighty Brahmaputra washing the shores, this historic island was originally built in 1694 A.D. by King Gadadhar Singha. Soak in the natural charm of this place when in Guwahati.

 

Shop

With a host of street merchants selling local handicrafts to large malls; this city offers a variety of options for the shopaholic in you. When in Guwahati, do visit the Fancy Bazaar – one of the most popular market offering everything from tribal jewellery to wooden goods, Assamese saris to bamboo products.

Activities

Explore the rich temples and historic monuments of Guwahati as you take in the gorgeous city. Indulge in the comfy and flavourful Assamese food from Khar and Khoroli to Pitikas and Tenga. Some of the most popular Assamese restaurants include Paradise, King Chilly and Heritage Khorika.