Christ Church


The pretty, half-timbered Christ Church, with pointed, wood-framed windows, is one of Northeast India's oldest churches, founded in 1844. Rebuilt twice after earthquakes in 1856 and 1897, it was most recently renovated in 1978. It's surrounded by Nehru Park.

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Nearby Guwahati attractions

1. Nehru Park

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A pleasant space for strolling tree-shaded pathways.

2. Old High Court

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The old courthouse, with its distinctive beehive dome, has been replaced by the very similar new High Court diagonally across the road.

3. Dighalipukhuri Park

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The mildly attractive Dighalipukhuri Park has boating facilities. The lake was once connected by a channel to the Brahmaputra and was used as a naval…

4. Guwahati Planetarium

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The Guwahati Planetarium looks like a cross between a mosque and a UFO and has two shows in English per day.

5. Assam State Museum

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Housed in an imposing colonial-era building, the state museum has a large medieval sculpture collection and upper floors devoted to informative tribal…

6. Gateway of Assam


This arched construction on the Brahmaputra was built to welcome British viceroy Lord Northbrook when he arrived by river steamer from Kolkata in 1874.

7. Ugratara Mandir

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The red-coloured Ugratara Mandir was built in 1725 to enshrine the spot where the goddess Sati's navel is believed to have fallen when her distraught…

8. Sati Radhika Prasanti Udyan

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Between the riverbank and Mahatma Gandhi (MG) Rd in Uzanbazar, this sliver of peaceful, tree-shaded park is police patrolled and particularly popular with…