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Things to do in Guwahati

In Guwahati, the list of things to do is not very long as this is primarily a business town. There are a couple of temples to visit and some of these temples are set in the hills so one can get stupendous views of the city from them.

Take a boat ride on the mighty Brahmaputra river, head out for short excursions to nearby places of interest and before you leave Guwahati, do try some authentic Assamese food – the sweet and sour combination of spices and ingredients will probably be very different from what you have ever tasted before.

Sightseeing in Guwahati


Some of the interesting sightseeing options in Guwahati would be the historic temples. The most famous of the lot, and visited in large numbers, is the Kamakhya Temple.

Shopping in Guwahati


Shopping in Guwahati includes buying Muga, Pat and Endi silks; bamboo and cane decorative items.

Activities in Guwahati


The best way to enjoy outdoor activities in Guwahati is through a cruise down the Mighty Brahmaputra River.

NearBy Places in Guwahati


There are many interesting places near Guwahati the gateway to unsung and untamed northeast India. The wild life sanctuaries in Assam and the quaint red-roofed hill capital of Meghalaya, Shillong, are the most well known.

Eating Out in Guwahati


Guwahati offers an array of choices for eating out in the city. The larger hotels serve continental food and have bars.

Festivals & Events in Guwahati


Some of the major festivals and events in Guwahati are Bihu – a traditional dance festival of Assam celebrated with much enthusiasm all over the state in Jamuary and Durga Puja celebrated in September/October.


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