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North-East India is a paradise for tourists. Its enchanting hills, dancing rivers, roaring waterfalls, thick and dark forests, heavy rains during monsoon, innumerable varieties of flora and fauna, countless species of wild animals and plants, mysterious clouds, melodious folk music, thrilling dances and festivals, variety of many delicious dishes, handlooms and handicrafts, and above all its green landscape used to attract people from different parts of the world since time immemorial. Assam, one of the constituent states of the region, an embodiment of the natural beauty and grace, a true representative of the region, has been at the centrestage of tourist attraction. The ungrudging blessings of nature have made tourism in Assam essentially nature-centric, despite the fact there are historical and religious places of tourist attraction.

Sibsagar Shivdol
Sibsagar Shivdol
The Sibsagar (Sivasagar) Shivdol is situated at the heart of the Sivasagar town. The Sivadol stands on the bank of Borpukhuri tank in the heart of Sivasagar, Assam. It was built in 1734 by Bar Raja Ambika, queen of Ahom king Swargadeo Siba Singha. The Sivadol (dol means temple in Assamese) is believed to be the tallest Shiva temple in India. This temple is surrounded by two other temples Bishnudol & Devidol. Its height is 104 ...
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Auniati Satra
Auniati Satra
Satras are the Assamese Vaishnavite monasteries for religious practices. These great Vaishnava monasteries were founded at the initiative of the Ahom Kings of Assam in the middle of the 17th century. Satra is an institution which motivates the minds of the people through ritual performances to realize the existence of God. They are places where the Vaishnavs dedicate themselves to serve God and also preach the followers for de...
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Charaideo Maidams
Charaideo Maidams
Charaideo commonly known as pyramids of asam was the original capital of the Ahom Kings built by Chaolung Sukhapa the founder of the dynasty in about 1229 CE. This place is located at the foothills of Nagaland. Its distance from the historical town of Sivsagar is about 30 km. It is situated towards the east of this town.
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Nameri National Park
Nameri National Park
Nameri national park known as The last house of White winged Wood Duck situated in the district of Sonitpur, the Nameri is the third National Park of Assam.The Nameri National Park covered of 200 sq. kms. area. The Pakhui (Pakke) Sanctuary of Arunachal Pradesh adjoins the Park on its North-Eastern point. The area is criss-crossed by the river Jia- Bhoroli and its tributaries namely the Diji, Dinai, Doigurung, Nameri, Dikorai, ...
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Manas National Park
Manas National Park
Lying on the foothills of the Himalaya, Manas is the most stunning pristine wildlife habitat in India, comparable to the best in the world in the beauty of its spectacular landscape. It is also a UNESCO Natural World Heritage (in danger) site, a Project Tiger Reserve, an Elephant Reserve and a Biosphere Reserve - a unique distinction. This Brahmaputra Valley semi-evergreen forest Terrestrial Eco-region is also the richest in s...
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Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra
Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra
The Srimanta Sankardeva Kalakshetra in Guwahati derives its name from the saint Srimanta Sankardeva who was a follower of the Vaishnava religion. Srimanta Sankardev Cultural Centre or Sankardev Kalakshetra, is a nonprofit cultural organization in memory of Mahapurusha Srimanta Sankardeva and his contribution towards spiritual and cultural upliftment of Assam and its people. The Kalakshetra (Cultural Centre), houses number of s...
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Dibru Saikhowa National Park
Dibru Saikhowa National Park
Covering 650 square km this is one of the largest parks in Assam Dibru Saikhowa National Park is one of nineteen iodiversity hotspots around the world. Dibru Saikhowa enjoys a tropical monsoon climate with a hot and wet summer and cool and more often than not dry winter. The annual rainfall ranges from 2300 mm to 3800 mm. The major rainy months are June, July, August, and September. The yearly temperature of the area ranges fr...
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Digboi Refinery
Digboi Refinery
Digboi Refinery the Asia's oldest refinery marking 100 years of its establishment is situated in upper Assam district of Tinsukia. A century ago just before the World War I, history of another kind was in the making in a remote corner of Assam in the midst of the dense and malaria infested jungles by a band of intrepid pioneers searching for black gold. Italian Engineers, commissioned by the Assam Railways and Trading Company,...
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Rang Ghar
Rang Ghar
Rang Ghar is a two-storied building, which was the royal sports-pavilion from which the Ahom kings and nobles witnessed games like buffalo fights and other sports at the Rupahi Pathar (pathar meaning field in Assamese) specially during Rangali Bihu festival in the Ahom capital, Rangpur. On the roof of the Rang Ghar is a design of an Ahom royal long boat. The Rang Ghar of Assam is an entertainment house. It is situated very clo...
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Kaziranga National Park
Kaziranga National Park
Kaziranga National Park, a World Heritage Site. Its 430 square kilometers of swamps and grassland with tall thickets of savannah elephant grass and patches of evergreen forest support the largest number of one horned rhinos on the Indian subcontinent and offer you some of the best views of wildlife from the back of an elephant or from a four wheel drive vehicle. In the heart of Assam, located on the banks of the mighty Brahamp...
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