India is a multi-cultured country and you will see all shades of culture when you move from state to state and from East to West and from North to South.
Guwahati is situated on the south bank of the Brahmaputra and foothills of the Shillong plateau. It is also called “Gateway to northeast India”.
Now we are here to discuss some amazing tourist spots in one of the most prominent Northeast Indian states of Assam, Guwahati.
- Umananda Temple:
It is a Shiva temple located on Peacock Island in the middle of the Brahmaputra river. The mountain on which the temple is situated is called Bhasmacala.
- Kamakhya Temple:
It is one of the four Shakti Peethas of India, in the form of Kamakhya. It is located in Nilachal Hills. It celebrates the power of women to give birth.
- Assam State Museum:
It displays ancient manuscripts such as Assamese, Tai, and Myanmarese. It also showcases arms and ammunition with a wide range of swords and armors of the Mughal period.
- Umananda Island:
It is a must-visit spot in Guwahati situated in the middle of the Brahmaputra river. The serenity and peaceful environment of the island is the most attractive feature of this place.
- Botanical Garden:
It is simply a wildlife paradise that is situated in the center of the Hengrabari forest area. It is famous for elegant one-horned rhinoceros, white tigers, Swamp tapirs, and leopards which is native of the Indian subcontinent.
- Basistha Ashram:
The Ashram is dedicated to writings of the Hindu epic of Guru Vashishtha Ramayana, who took his last breathe here. The architecture and serenity of this location is a beautiful mixture of pure grace.
- Guwahati Planetarium:
It is located on MG Road and is a very perfect destination for ‘galaxy lovers’. Regular sky watching sessions are projected on the dome-shaped overhead screen and is the attraction of the planetarium.
- Brahmaputra cruising:
It is for all lovers who are planning to experience candlelight dinner or want to watch a beautiful sunset with their other half. The cuisine, ambiance, and music here are quite fascinating.
- Kaziranga National Park:
It is home to almost two-thirds of the world’s one-horned rhino population. It is very adaptable biodiversity which makes it one of the popular tourist spots.
These are some of the tourist spots in Guwahati all travel enthusiasts must give try to.