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.
Notable Building in Guwahati


The Court-House has a distinctive beehive dome.
Hindu Temple in Guwahati

Umananda Mandir

The temple complex sits on a small forested river island, accessed by a 15-minute ride on a ferry (₹20 return, half hourly 8am to 4.30pm) from Kachari Ghat, which itself offers attractive afternoon river views. Many…
Area in Guwahati

Old Guwahati

This quaint area of Guwahati, bordering the Brahmaputra River, is best explored on foot. Walk past the beehive dome of the Courthouse, which rises above attractive Dighulipukhuri Park, with its large tank full of co…
Jain Temple in Guwahati

Jain Mandir

Guwahati's main Jain shrine.
Hindu Temple in Guwahati

Nepali Mandir

A Hindu temple at the western end of HPB Rd, by the Bharalu River.
Wildlife Reserve in Guwahati

Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

Only 40km from northeast of Guwahati, this small wildlife sanctuary has a generous sprinkling of one-horned rhinoceros. Getting into the park involves a boat ride over the river boundary to the elephant-mounting sta…