Guwahati is a sprawling city in Assam and is situated beside the Brahmaputra River. Among all the places in Assam, Guwahati is one of the entertaining tourist destinations for visitors coming to Northeast India. Guwahati is popularly known for its temples, making it a popular pilgrimage destination, and river cruises.
Listed are a few places that are a must-visit on your trip to Guwahati, Assam.
1. Assam State Museum (Guwahati)
There is no better place to learn about a state’s history and cultural heritage than at a museum. Also known as Assam Rajyik State Museum, it is one of the biggest museums in India. Situated in the heart of Guwahati, the museum’s various sections exhibit crafts, sculptures, natural history, and folk art forms. The museum also houses a library. The museum is located close to the Guwahati railway station. You can visit the museum all days of the week except Monday.
Visit timings: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
2. Assam State Zoo cum Botanical Garden (Guwahati)
The largest in northeast India, Assam State Zoo cum botanical garden is spread over 432 acres in Guwahati. The picturesque place has landscaped gardens, water bodies, and large enclosures. Besides the animals, the zoo has a reptile house, a museum, and a herbarium collection. You can visit the zoo all days of the week except Friday. Read more…