Fancy Bazar


A busy commercial area for sundry objects and rations in Old Guwahati.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Guwahati attractions

1. Gateway of Assam

0.39 MILES

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

2. Christ Church

0.67 MILES

The pretty, half-timbered Christ Church, with pointed, wood-framed windows, is one of Northeast India's oldest churches, founded in 1844. Rebuilt twice…

3. Nehru Park

0.67 MILES

A pleasant space for strolling tree-shaded pathways.

4. Nepali Mandir

0.75 MILES

This is a Nepal-style Hindu temple in the Paltan Bazar area.

5. Dighalipukhuri Park

0.81 MILES

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…

6. Assam State Museum

0.82 MILES

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

7. Old High Court

0.91 MILES

The old courthouse, with its distinctive beehive dome, has been replaced by the very similar new High Court diagonally across the road.

8. Guwahati Planetarium

1.03 MILES

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