Over 600 years of the Ahom Dynasty rule in Assam. If you want to know where it all started, a visit to Habung in Dhemaji is a must.
It is purported to be the place where Siu-ka-pha, the first Ahom King spent a few years before establishing the Kingdom in Charaideo
Assam carries a rich history of art and culture-infused together. It includes the use of natural dyes for making masks & other sculptures, a practice that can be found in Majuli and traced back to the medieval era.
Traditionally had at breakfast, “Poita Bhat” which is leftover steamed rice fermented overnight and served with a seasoning of mustard oil, salt, and chillies, is one of the simplest, authentic Assamese dishes consumed to beat the sweltering Assam heat.
Surrounded by the lush greenery of Kamala Nehru Park in the heart of Guwahati city is Christ Church; believed to be Assam and the Northeast’s oldest church.
Built in 1903, this charming little church house has remnants of colonial architecture as well as local designs.
Saralpara - a picturesque village amidst lush green mountains, rivulets with crystal clear water, 400 plus species of butterflies, and Golden Langoors.
Conveniently accessible from Bongaigaon and Kokrajhar using local modes of public transport.
Spotting the unique one-horned Rhinoceros in Kaziranga National Park is a good start to tour around the enchanting Assam full of wonders.
A major boost to river tourism in the Brahmaputra!
Flagged off two state-of-art steel-built catamaran ships today. Each ship has capacity to carry 100 passengers & 50 motorcycles and has special features for divyangs, senior citizens, women & children.
Bogibeel bridge, #Assam.
Length:- 4.94 KM
Built On Brahmaputra River,
Longest Road-Rail Bridge in India and 2nd in Asia.
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The intensely sour seasonal fruit, Thekera" (garcinia pendulculata) is a staple in the assamese kitchen. Found in three types; "Bor Thekera" happens to be the sourest of them all.
Consume it for its several medicinal properties, or beat the summer heat as a refreshing drink.
Introducing Heritage Destinations of India Series: Tiger Reserves of India. Summer vacation with kids can be so much fun when coupled with a Wildlife Safari! India takes pride in emerging as the nation with world’s 80% tiger population. (1/2) @MEAIndia @moefcc @AmbSibiGeorge
Atop Chitrachal Hill, offering a splendid bird's eye view of Guwahati is Nabaghra Mandir.
Built in 1752 by Ahom king, Rajeswar Singha, as a seat of study for astronomy & astrology, the sanctum sanctorum depicts our solar system.
Located on the outskirts of Dibrugarh at Chring Gaon is Shrikshetra Dham, the only replica of the renowned Jagannath temple at Puri, Odisha.
Nestled amidst lush tea gardens, this 90 feet architectural grandeur was constructed in 2013 in an endeavour to boost spiritual tourism.
Fwrla Bibar Arw Bilai – a definite Bodo delicacy to beat the summer heat. Served as an accompaniment or on its own, it’s just as delicious.
Made of the flowers of the ridge gourd, or “Jika” in Assamese, it can be made into a curry or just sauteed with a variety of leafy veggies.
The North-Eastern region is the natural gateway for India to South-East Asia and beyond. With over 5,300 kilometres of international borders with several neighbouring countries, it has significant strategic value.
Considered to be one of the three oldest mosques in Guwahati, history abounds the Bure Jama Masjid at Ambari.
Fabled to have been named after an old pir who regularly offered prayers at the mosque, it is said to have been built during the reign of Swargadeo Rudra Singha.