Things to do in Guwahati

 The sprawling city of Guwahati lies on the bank of river Bhramputra.

With its age-old temples the city is known for its electric ambiance and vibrant nightlife.

Here are top things to enjoy if you are in Guwahati.

  1. Sulkauchi
  • a waver’s town and is known as Manchester of East for its silk production
  • has an awesome landscape along with its beautiful silk production
  • Do not miss the Rass Mahotsav if you are here
  1. Kamakhya Temple
  • one of the Shakti Peeths on the earth where you can find Goddess Kamakhaya; the goddess of desire in her vibrant avtara
  • a centerpiece of tantric shaktism cult in the country
  • you will find the goddess in her bleeding pose and is worshipped in the same manner
  1. Cruise on Bhramputra river
  • a dreamy experience and one of the most enjoyable scene for couples
  • do enjoy the candle lit dinner or alluring sunset here on the river
  • Alfresco Grand is one of the most famous cruise line where you can enjoy lip-smacking food
  1. Umanand Temple
  • a temple located on the Peacock Island amidst the Bhramputra river
  • dedicated to Lord Shiva and is believed to be the place where he burnt Kamdeva
  • you can visit the place via steam ride and you will get a chance to see the notorious Golden Langoors on your way to the temple
  1. Madan Kamdev
  • known as The Khajuraho of Assam
  • you can find sculptures of God of Love here
  • an archaeological site where the temples are located on the top of hill amidst scenic beauty.

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