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Thursday, March 12, 2009

Assam Tourist Attractions

Assam is one of the major cities of North East India. The word Assam has been derived from the Sanskrit word Ahom. Spanning over a territory of 78,523 square kilometers, Assam is a natural paradise to explore.

Some of the famous travel attractions of Assam are :

Kaziranga National Park :
Famous for housing the famous one horned rhinos, Kaziranga National Park is famous World Heritage Sites of Assam city. Established in 1974 , Kaziranga National Park has 42 species of fish, 9 species of amphibians, 27 species of reptiles, more than491 species of birds and 35 species of mammals.

Kamakhya Temple:
It is one of the holiest shrines of India and is regarded as one of the 51 Shakti Peethas. It is located on a hill - the Neelachala Parvat near the city of Guwahati in Assam

Manas National Park:
Spanning over an area of 391 sq km, Manas National Park is a world Heritage Sites in 1985. Manas is a home of 19 of India's most endangered animal populations.

Cole Park:
It is one of the beautiful places in Tezpur Town. The name of the park has been derived from the Mr Cole, British Deputy Commissioner

It is the largest fresh water Island in the world and is situated 20 kms towards the north of Jorhat. It tends to attract both International and Domestic Travellers.

This is an revered site for all religion. The Hayagriba Madhava Temple at Hajo is important for both Hindus and Buddhists. The temple was destroyed by Kalapahar and rebuilt in


momsnetwork said...

Hi, I think before visiting North India every one should have good India Travel Information , like location, environment and monsoon. It play important roll to make memorable trip.

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