Places to visit in Assam
Here are some of the places to visit in the state of Assam.
News Nation Bureau | Updated : 31 March 2016, 07:37:33 PM
Shakti Temple of mother Goddess Kamakhya situated on the top of Nilachal Hills, overlooking river Brahmaputra. Devotees from all over the world converge here during Manasha Puja and Ambubashi.
It is situated in the southern-most rim of Guwahati city on the Sandhyachal hill and a well known holy cum picnic spot named after the great Vedic sage Bashistha, who is said to have lived here.
It is the largest river island in the world. During monsoon the rivers overflow and vast lands gets submerged.
Kaziranga National Park
This national park has a variety of swamp deer, hog deer, wild pig, hoolock, wild buffaloes, sambar gibbon, pythons, tiger and elephants. Kaziranga has the largest number of rhinoceros in the subcontinent.
Pani Dihing Wildlife Sanctuary
It is famous for migratory birds like Adjutant Storks, Fishing Eagle etc. It was declared a sanctuary by Govt. of Assam in 1996.