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Surya Pahar

Goalpara

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Surya Pahar Overview

Ranked 1 of 17 sightseeing in Goalpara

The Surya Pahar or hill lies close to Golapara in Assam. The hill is enriched with ancient Indian sculptures and remnants of ancient temples are also found scattered all over the hill. The hill also has a modern version of sun temple. Worshiping Sun is an age-old practice in Assam. The Surya temple nestled on Surya Pahar is a simple structure and it preserves a round shaped tablet measuring four and a half feet in circumference featuring carved images, which represent various celestial bodies including Surya. The middle figure in this entire sculpture is enclosed with an inner circle. It is bordered by 12 small figures in a seated posture. The centremost figure is of Kasyapa muni. The 12 figures encircling this centremost figure are referred to as 12 Suryas- sons of Kasyapa and Aditi. Surya Pahar is also a prominent archaeological site, as numerous rock sculpted figurine are found here. A number of granite made Shiva Lingams have also been excavated from the vicinity of the hill.

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 1-2hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Day
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Jorawar Singh

Jorawar Singh5.0/5

4 reviews

A nice place and atmosphere

Enjoyed this place with my wife it was a very romantic place to visit, very nice atmosphere and peace. I am gonna visit again with my whole family and friends.

Amal Baby

Amal Baby5.0/5

4 reviews

Beautiful view at the time of sunset

The beach is very clean and less crowded; there are many water sports event. The best time to visit this place is from August to March. Especially, during the sunset, the view is very beautiful to watch hence it is most preferred destination.