Museum in Guwahati

Assam State Museum

Housed in an imposing colonial-era building, this museum has a large sculpture collection, with the upper floors being devoted to informative tribal culture displays. In the anthropological galleries, you can walk t…
Notable Building in Guwahati

Guwahati Planetarium

The Guwahati Planetarium looks somewhere between a mosque and a landed UFO, but has impressive shows peeking into the universe.
Hindu Temple in Guwahati

Kamakhya Mandir

According to Hindu legend, when an enraged Shiva dismembered his deceased wife Sati’s body into 108 pieces and scattered them across the land, her yoni (vagina) fell on Kamakhya Hill. This makes Kamakhya Mandir one …
Park in Guwahati

Dighulipukhuri Park

Located in the heart of Old Guwahati, the Dighulipukhuri Park is mildly attractive, and has boating facilities for the piscean types.
in Manas National Park

Manas National Park

Bodoland’s Unesco-listed Manas National Park has two ‘ranges’ – Bansbari and Koklabari – with different access points.
Park in Tezpur

Chitralekha Udyan

Chitralekha Udyan has a U-shaped pond (paddle-boat hire per person ₹20) wrapped around pretty manicured lawns, dotted with fine ancient sculptures. From April to September, the park also contains bumper cars and wat…
Park in Tezpur

Agnigarh Hill

Nearly 1km east along the narrow, winding riverside lane is Agnigarh Hill, which might have been the fire fortress site of Banasura (the demon son of the monkey god Bali). The park has peaceful greens and great vist…
Nature Reserve in Nameri National Park

Nameri National Park

Scenic Nameri National Park specialises in low-key, walk-in birdwatching treks. Around 374 bird species have been recorded in the park, including such rarities as the greater spotted eagle and the white-winged duck.…
Monument in Around Sivasagar

Rang Ghar

Talatalghar the famous (but not spectacular) Ahom ruin is 4km down AT Rd from central Sivasagar. Some 2km beyond a WWII-era metal lift-bridge, look right to see the rather beautiful Rang Ghar. From this two-storey o…
Palace in Around Sivasagar


Dramatic if largely unadorned, this 1752 brick palace is the last remnant of the Ahom’s pre-Sivasagar capital. The unique four-storey structure rises like a sharpened, stepped pyramid above an attractive forest-and-…