Assam State Museum

southern end of Dighalipukhuri tank. The museum is closed on Mondays.

Kamakhya Temple

atop the Neelachal hill, the highest spot in the city draws pilgrims from all over India especially during the Ambubachi festival. A high seat of the shakti sect,it is associated with the legend of the mother goddess who slayed the legendary demon king Narakasur who ruled ancient Assam.

Navagraha Temple

Chitrasal Hill. An 18th century temple dedicated to nine Celestial bodies is atop the second highest hill in Guwahati.

Regional Science Center

at Khanapara

Bhubaneswari Temple
Near Gauhati High Court
Basistha Ashram

a place of pilgrimage and a picnic spot near the Sandhychal hills south of Dispur, the seat of the State government lies at the confluence of the three streams Sandhya, Lalita and Kanta, names of the wives of legendary sage Vasistha who had set up this Ashram. It is near the Balaji temple which is near the ISBT-inter state bus terminus.

Guwahati Planetarium
Uma Nanda Temple
Peacock island

A 17th century temple on a river island of the same name is dedicated to Shiva. It was built by Ahom king Gadapani on this picturesque Brahmaputra isle, also called Peacock island. You can hop into a shared ferry/motorboat for Rs10 and return on the same or another boat free of charge, or reserve the entire boat for yourself. All shuttle boats leave from the KachariGhat between the Deputy Commisioner's office and the lower courts. The island is also a sanctuary for an endangered population of Golden Langurs which you can see from very close quarters. They have thrived successfully on this uninhabited island chosen for their translocation from their last refuge in the Manas National Park. The island also has a Ganesh temple and is small enough to be explored on foot.


Near Ulubari Chariali, Prasad time 9 AM and 3 PM Lunch, to take prasad at 3 PM a coupon of Rs. 40/- should be taken within 1 PM.

Assam State Zoo And Botanical Gardens

on RGB Road also known as Zoo Road.


a river port on the south bank of Brahmaputra in West Guwahati was the entrepot to Guwaahati before construction of the Saraighat bridge in the early 1960s.

Janardana Temple
Ugro Tara Temple

Lotaxil. A temple dedicated to the deity Tara. The goddess in the sanctum sanctorum is not an idol but a pit of water.

Shankardev Kalashetra

Panjabari Road