The Kamakhya Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the mother goddess Kamakhya. It is one of the oldest of the 51 Shakti Pithas. Situated on the Nilachal Hill in western part of Guwahati city in Assam, India, it is the main temple in a complex of individual temples dedicated to the ten Mahavidyas: Kali, Tara, Sodashi, Bhuvaneshwari, Bhairavi, Chhinnamasta, Dhumavati, Bagalamukhi, Matangi and Kamala. Among these, Tripurasundari, Matangi and Kamala reside inside the main temple whereas the other seven reside in individual temples. It is an important pilgrimage destination for general Hindu and especially for Tantric worshipers
Tirupati Balaji temple is located at Lokhra in Guwahati city. It is just 10 kilometers away from main city centre. This recently built temple is an example of modern architecture. The temple was made in a south Indian actictectural style and is similar to Tirupati Balaji temple of South India. The temple is dedicated to lord Balaji. The idols of Lord Ganesh and Goddess Durga can also be seen here.The temple complex covers an area of two acres of land. The main temple is of Lord Balaji where there is an idol of Balaji carved out of a single stone weighing 4 tonnes.
Umananda Devaloi is a Shiva temple located at the Peacock Island in the middle of river Brahmaputra just opposite the office of the Deputy Commissioner of Kamrup or the Kachari Ghat in Guwahati. It was built by the Ahom King Gadadhar Singha (1681–1696), who was a devout Shaivaite. It is known as smallest inhabited riverine island in the world. Country boats that are available on the bank of Brahmaputra take the visitors to the island. The mountain on which the temple has been built is known as Bhasmacala.
Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra (SSK) has been conceived as a grand exposition of the life and culture of the people of North-East India, of its diverse ethnic groups and sub-groups who have created the cultural mosaic which is essence of the North-East India in general and particularly Assam, in respect of all its beauty and splendor. Named after the great unifier of Assam and one of the greatest integrator of the Indian society of the fifteenth century, Srimanta Sankaradeva, the Kalakshetra Society attempts to capture and convey the essence of the great seer’s spirit, who preached the message of unity in diversity and the universal brotherhood of man. The institution attempts for the preservation, restoration, research, promotion and development of the rich cultural heritage of the diverse ethnic communities inhabiting the state.
The Assam State Museum is located in the southern end of Dighali Pukhuri tank which is in the heart of Guwahati city, Assam.Assam State Museum surpasses all the other museums in India, as one of the biggest multipurpose museum. The exhibits of the Museum are displayed under different sections, viz., Epigraphy, Sculptures-The sculptures from the Assam region fall into four principal categories - stone, wood, metal and terracotta, Miscellaneous, Natural History, Crafts, Anthropology & Folk Art & Arms section.
Pobitora National Park is situated in the Marigaon district of the state of Assam. The national park is located about 48 km by from Guwahati. It is a 1-hour drive through a road passing by River Brahmaputa, and a small portion of the village of Mayong. Pobitora is mainly famous for its great Indian One-horned rhinoceros. Besides rhinoceros, the other animals are leopard, wild boar, Barking deer, wild buffalo etc. Assam's Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary is also home to more than 2000 migratory birds and various reptiles. It is also an Important Bird Area.
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