Tourist Places in Guwahati

Places to Visit in Guwahati

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Guwahati Average Rating - 5.4/7 1 based on 2864 Ratings

Guwahati is mostly preferred by travellers from Kolkata, Guwahati. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Guwahati is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Group. The best season or months to visit places in Guwahati are February, March, April, October, November, December. There are 21 tourist places in Guwahati, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Guwahati can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Guwahati for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Guwahati Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Guwahati, browse through photos & pictures, explore Guwahati using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Guwahati, which are great places to visit, are Basistha Ashram, ISKCON Guwahati, Regional Science Centre, Srimanta Sankardeva Kalashetra, Bhubaneswari Temple. Guwahati can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
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Guwahati Tourist Places



Kamakhaya Temple, Guwahati
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49 Ratings & 34 Reviews
The Kamakhya temple, located at a distance of 7 km from Guwahati, is one of the biggest Shakti shrines in the country. Situated on the Nilachal hills, this temple is an important pilgrimage centre for tantric worshippers and Hindus. It is also considered important as it is the... Read More »
"No footwear allowed"3 weeks ago "Temple on a hill"3 weeks ago
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Zoological Gardens, Guwahati
  • Type: Garden
  • Entry: Paid
Zoological Gardens, Guwahati
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5.4/ 7 1
11 Ratings & 10 Reviews
The Assam State Zoo and Botanical Garden is located near RG Baruah Road. Sprawling over an area of 130 hectares, it is the only zoo where there is a natural forest. On the other hand, the botanical garden is located within the same vicinity, which is also known as... Read More »
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Kaziranga National Park, Guwahati
  • Type: National Park
Kaziranga National Park, Guwahati
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5.8/ 7 1
14 Ratings & 8 Reviews
Kaziranga National Park is situated across the Golaghat and Nagaon districts of Assam. Established in 1905 as a national park and declared as a World Heritage Site in 1985, Kaziranga National Park covers an area of 232 sq km. It was declared a Tiger Reserve in 2006Kaziranga... Read More »
Manas National Park, Guwahati
  • Type: Park
  • Entry: Paid
Manas National Park, Guwahati
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5.9/ 7 1
6 Ratings & 5 Reviews
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Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary., Guwahati
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary., Guwahati
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5.8/ 7 1
6 Ratings & 5 Reviews
"Elephant ride was very nice"3 months ago "Perfect picnic spot"Jun 27, 2014
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Saraighat Bridge, Guwahati
  • Type: Bridge
Saraighat Bridge, Guwahati
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5.7/ 7 1
6 Ratings & 4 Reviews
Saraighat Bridge is the first of its kind a rail-cum-road bridge built over the river Brahmaputra in Assam. Saraighat Bridge is the vital link between North East region and the rest of the country. Built immediately after the Indo-Chinese war it has already completed 50 years... Read More »
Umananda Temple, Guwahati
  • Type: Temple
Umananda Temple, Guwahati
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5.4/ 7 1
7 Ratings & 3 Reviews
The Umananda temple, located on the Peacock Island, is one of the important temples of Guwahati. Situated in the middle of River Brahmaputra, this temple is dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva. During the festival of Shivratri, every year, a large number of devotees visit... Read More »
"Temple is nice"Jun 24, 2014 "Island of peace"May 27, 2014
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Vashistha Ashram, Guwahati
  • Type: Ashram
Vashistha Ashram, Guwahati
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6.2/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Vashistha Ashram, located in the Sandhychal hills, is an important pilgrimage centre. Constructed in the second half of the 18th century, the temple was built by the Ahom king, Raja Rajeswar. This ashram is the last existing monument, which was constructed by the rulers... Read More »
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  • Type: Museum
Assam Rajyik Museum, Guwahati
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6.3/ 7 1
2 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Assam Rajyik Museum or the Assam State Museum is situated near Dighalipukhuri tank on GNB Road. This museum is the perfect place to know about the history and culture of Assam. Established in 1940 with the main objective to offer knowledge about the history of Assam, this... Read More »
"Such a wonderful place!"Apr 21, 2014 "Group visit is better"Nov 11, 2013
ISKCON Guwahati, Guwahati
  • Type: Temple
ISKCON Guwahati, Guwahati
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6.8/ 7 1
2 Ratings & 1 Review
ISKCON Temple is located on a hillock in Ulubari Chariali area, 2 km away from Guwahati railway station. The stark white exterior of the marble-floored Temple makes it a landmark of the locality. There are idols of Lord Krishna and his wife Rukmani, both dressed in beautiful... Read More »
"Excellent Temple"Apr 22, 2014
Bhubaneswari Temple, Guwahati
  • Type: Temple
Bhubaneswari Temple, Guwahati
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5/ 7 1
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The Bhubaneswari temple, a white shrine, is perched atop a hill adjacent to the city. Dedicated to Goddess Bhubaneshwari, the temple is visited by large number of tourists from across the country every year. From the temple, views of sunset on the Brahamputra River are... Read More »
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Assam State Museum, Guwahati
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
Assam State Museum, Guwahati
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5.8/ 7 1
2 Ratings & 1 Review
The Assam State Museum, which showcases the unique culture and tradition of the north-eastern state, is located on the southern end of Dighalipukhuri Tank. Constructed in 1940, the museum features several sections such as archaeology, iconography, epigraphy and also... Read More »
"Preserving the tradition"Mar 13, 2014
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Srimanta Sankardeva Kalashetra, Guwahati
  • Type: Art Gallery
Srimanta Sankardeva Kalashetra, Guwahati
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2 Ratings & 1 Review
Srimanta Sankardeva Kalashetra, constructed in 1990, is one of the famous tourist attractions of Guwahati. It was built with an aim of exposing and exhibiting the exclusive culture and tradition of Assam to the outside world. Named after the saint of the Vaishnava culture,... Read More »
"The heritage of Assam"Apr 8, 2014
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Sukreswar Temple, Guwahati
  • Type: Temple
Sukreswar Temple, Guwahati
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6.2/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 1 Review
The Sukreswar temple, located at Sukreswar, is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is famous for housing the sixth Jyotirlinga of India. According to one of the popular beliefs, it is said that a person performing post-death rituals at this temple will attain... Read More »
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Regional Science Centre, Guwahati
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
Regional Science Centre, Guwahati
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5/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
The Regional Science Centre, located at Khanapara in the Kamrup district, is one of the popular museums as well as science centres in Guwahati. Established in 1994, this science centre has interactive exhibits related to science education as well as pre historic life. The... Read More »
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  • Type: Temple
Temples of Hajo, Guwahati
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The historical and religious village of Hajo is situated 30 kilometres away from the main city of Guwahati. Hajo is equally sacred among Hindus, Muslims and Buddhists due to the presence of some important religious sites of these religions. Hayagriva Madhava Temple atop the... Read More »
  • Type: Religious Place
Sri Surya Pahar, Guwahati
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Sri Surya Pahar is an archaeological site situated in Goalpara, 135 km from Guwahati. Situated on the hills of Sri Surya this site is strewn with Shiva Lingas. This place is considered to be a natural art gallery of sculptures.Legend is that Sri Surya Pahar had around 99,999... Read More »
  • Type: Temple
Navagraha Temple, Guwahati
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The Navagraha temple, located on Chitrasal hills, is devoted to the nine planets of the solar system. Each of the nine planets in this temple is represented by a Shivalinga inside the temple. Covered by different coloured clothes, the nine lingas represent a different... Read More »
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  • Type: Temple
Janardana Temple, Guwahati
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The Janardana temple is located on the Shukleshwar hillocks, which is nearby Shukleshwar Ghat of the River Brahmaputra. The temple dates back to the 17th century, when it is believed to have been renovated. However, according to popular belief, the Janardhana temple is... Read More »
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  • Type: Planetarium
  • Entry: Paid
Guwahati Planetarium, Guwahati
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The Guwahati Planetarium, located on MG Road, is one of the major attractions of Guwahati. The aim of this planetarium is to spread awareness about astronomy. It also provides information about the universe along with several unsolved mysteries and queries. Sky watching... Read More »
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