Guwahati city is the gateway to the North East India and the biggest city of Assam. The name suits Guwahati due to its terrain structure and River Brahmaputra bisecting the city into 2 halves. The city of Guwahati is replete with religious places, hills, tea plantations, educational institutes and art workshops.
Highlights of the Place
Is one of the main centres for tantric cult and is one of the 108 Shakti Peeths. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Sati. It is the place where the yoni/ vagina of Sati fell when Lord Vishnu severed her corpse into pieces and since then the place has been revered as the most sacred.
The Guwahati War Cemeteryis the only cemetery in India which has the graves of Japanese soldiers.
Bamboo is the quite the craze here. Toys made of clay, wooden statues, furniture and other handicraft items here are a must buy. Also the Assam silk sarees are the most popular. You can also get to buy the Assam Tea that is the finest in taste and quality all over India.
Best Time to Visit
The ideal season to visit Guwahati is November to March when the weather is pleasant.
5 Star/ Luxury Hotel
- Hotel Dynasty
- Hotel Grand Starline
- Hotel Nandan
- Hotel Hornbill
- Hotel Landmark
- Hotel Sulk Route
How to Reach
Guwahati airport is well connected to many other major cities in India.
The Paltan Bazaar railway station is the major railway junction in Guwahati.
State bus services connect Guwahati to other major places in the city in and around.