Assam, India

Top cities in Assam
Everything you need to know about Assam

Assam, a picturesque state in northeastern India, is a land of diverse landscapes, rich biodiversity, and vibrant culture. It is bordered by Bhutan, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Meghalaya, Tripura, and Bangladesh. The mighty Brahmaputra River flows through the heart of the state, shaping its geography and culture.

The history of Assam is steeped in ancient legends and mythology. It was once the seat of powerful kingdoms like the Ahom dynasty, whose architectural wonders include the magnificent Rang Ghar and the elegant Kareng Ghar. Assam was also influenced by various other dynasties, including the Mughals and the British.

Assam's culture is a harmonious amalgamation of various ethnic groups and traditions. The people of Assam, known as Assamese, are known for their warm hospitality and love for art, music, and literature. The Bihu festival, celebrated with great enthusiasm, showcases the state's vibrant folk music and dance forms.

Assam is blessed with diverse natural beauty, including lush tea gardens, rolling hills, and the famous Kaziranga National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to the rare one-horned rhinoceros. The serene Manas National Park and the breathtaking Shillong Peak are also must-visit destinations for nature lovers.

Assam is renowned for its rich cuisine, with the famous Assam tea being one of its most celebrated exports. An interesting fact about Assam is that it is the largest tea-producing region in India and one of the world's largest tea producers.

Common QNA about Assam:

  • What are the major cities in Assam?
    Some of the major cities in Assam include Guwahati, Dibrugarh, and Jorhat.
  • What are the famous traditional crafts of Assam?
    Assam is known for its intricate handwoven silk fabrics, including the famous Muga silk and Eri silk.
  • What is the best time to visit Assam?
    The months from November to April offer pleasant weather, making it the best time to explore Assam's attractions.
  • What are the popular river cruises in Assam?
    River cruises on the Brahmaputra River, such as the Alfresco Grand Cruise and the Brahmaputra River Cruise, offer a unique and unforgettable experience.

Top rated places in Assam
The Temple Bar Pub

The Temple Bar Pub $

Sibsagar, Assam
Irish pub Clothing store Pub
Assam State Zoo cum Botanical Garden

Assam State Zoo cum Botanical Garden

Guwahati, Assam
Zoo Botanical garden Tourist attraction
Maa Kamakhya Temple

Maa Kamakhya Temple

Guwahati, Assam
Hindu temple Place of worship Tourist attraction
Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra

Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra

Guwahati, Assam
Museum Tourist attraction
Nehru Park

Nehru Park

Guwahati, Assam
Park Tourist attraction
Guwahati Railway Station

Guwahati Railway Station

Guwahati, Assam
Train station
SCIENCE MUSEUM, Khanapara Guwahati

SCIENCE MUSEUM, Khanapara Guwahati

Guwahati, Assam
Science museum Tourist attraction
Shraddhanjali Kanan

Shraddhanjali Kanan

Guwahati, Assam
Park Tourist attraction
Accoland

Accoland

Pat Gaon, Assam
Water park Amusement park Tourist attraction
Manas National Park

Manas National Park

Dibrugarh, Assam
National park Picnic ground Tourist attraction
Brahmaputra Jungle Resort

Brahmaputra Jungle Resort

Guwahati, Assam
Resort hotel Conference center Equestrian club Hotel Restaurant Swimming pool
Dibrugarh Railway Station

Dibrugarh Railway Station

Dibrugarh, Assam
Railway services Train ticket office
Kamakhya Junction

Kamakhya Junction

Guwahati, Assam
Train station
Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga National Park

Kanchanjuri, Assam
National park Tourist attraction
Kaziranga National Orchid and Biodiversity Park

Kaziranga National Orchid and Biodiversity Park

Hatikhuli T.E., Assam
Orchid farm Tourist attraction
Assam State Museum

Assam State Museum

Guwahati, Assam
Museum Tourist attraction
Kalita Spectrum

Kalita Spectrum $$

Guwahati, Assam
Fine dining restaurant Continental restaurant European restaurant Indian restaurant
Ratargul Swamp Forest

Ratargul Swamp Forest

Karimganj, Assam
National forest
Siva Dol

Siva Dol

Sivasagar, Assam
Hindu temple Historical landmark Place of worship
Dighalipukhuri Park

Dighalipukhuri Park

Guwahati, Assam
City park Park Tourist attraction
Badarpur Jn. Railway Station

Badarpur Jn. Railway Station

Badarpur, Assam
Train depot
Purva Tirupati Sri Balaji Temple

Purva Tirupati Sri Balaji Temple

Guwahati, Assam
Hindu temple
INOX Multiplex

INOX Multiplex

Jorhat, Assam
Movie theater
Chitralekha Udyan

Chitralekha Udyan

Tezpur, Assam
Park Tourist attraction
Big Bazaar

Big Bazaar

Jorhat, Assam
Hypermarket Supermarket
Chennai Kitchen

Chennai Kitchen $$

Guwahati, Assam
South Indian restaurant Breakfast restaurant Restaurant Vegetarian restaurant
Sri Umananda Temple

Sri Umananda Temple

Guwahati, Assam
Hindu temple Tourist attraction
Basistha Temple

Basistha Temple $$$

Guwahati, Assam
Hindu temple Tourist attraction
Valley View

Valley View

Guwahati, Assam
Tourist attraction
Vishal Mega Mart

Vishal Mega Mart

Jorhat, Assam
Hypermarket