NEWSLETTER SUBSCRIPTION
Enter your Email:  
 

ENQURY FORM
Name:  
Email:  
Contact:  
Query:
 

Guwahati
Leaving From*
Going To *
Departure Date*
Adult(12 +) Children(2 - 12) Infant(0 - 2)
Class    
Leaving From*
Going To *
Departure Date*
Adult(12 +) Children(2 - 12) Infant(0 - 2)
Class    
Kamakhya Temple: This is one of the most revered temples dedicated to Goddess Kamakhya or Sati located on the Nilachal Hill. It is an improvement on the original structure and has beehive-like towers with sculptures of Ganesha and other Hindu gods and goddesses carved on the external walls. The temple is divided into 3 chambers, out of which the western chamber is not accessible to the public. The central chamber contains a small idol of the goddess, images of Naranarayana and other religious inscriptions. The main hall of the temple shaped like a cave is accessible through the middle hall. This sanctum does not contain any idol, but has a natural underground spring emanating from a huge rock. The temple is known for its annual 7-day Ambubachi Festival held in June, when the goddess is said to undergo her menstrual cycle. Open from: 6.00 am-1.00 pm; 3.00 pm-9.00 pm Note - Only Hindus are allowed within the temple Navagraha Temple: Located on the Chitrashal Hill, this is a red beehive shaped temple dedicated to the nine planets. Within this temple are nine shivalingams covered in cloth of different colours representing the nine planets. These shivalingams surround another larger shivalingam, which represents the sun. Open from: 4.00 am-1.00 pm; 3.00 pm-9.00 pm Other Temples: Located above the Kamakhya Temple is the Bhubaneshwari Temple, which offers splendid views of the city. The Umananda Mandir is located on Peacock Island and dedicated to Lord Shiva. Accessible by a boat, the temple has intricate rock-cut carvings of Surya, Ganesha, Shiva, Devi and Vishnu. Another ancient temple is the Ashvakranta Temple, dedicated to Lord Krishna as Vishnu. Here, Vishnu is shown reclining on the Adishesha serpent and Brahna seated with a lotus emerging from his navel. The idol of Vishnu is flanked by rows of naga kanyas, who appear worshipping him. The Tamreshwari Temple in Sadiya is a site for tantric worship. Also known as Khajuraho of Kamrup, Madan Kamadev Temple is located in the Kamrup valley area. The temple has interesting images carved out of a monolith. The main deity is Lord Shiva and other idols present include Uma and Maheswar, a six headed Bhairab, a 4 armed Shiva, demons, men and women.