Tourist Places in and Around 20th CRSI National Symposium in Chemistry


Tourist Attractions Major places of attraction and their distances from Guwahati are provide below. Visits to these tourist places can be arranged through local tour operators on request.
Kamakhya Temple (13 km): The Kamakhya Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the mother goddess Kamakhya. It is one of the oldest of the 51 Shakti Pithas situated on the Nilachal Hill in western part of Guwahati city in Assam, India.

Umananda Temple (17 km): Umananda Devaloi is a Shiva temple located at the Peacock Island in the middle of river Brahmaputra just opposite the office of the Deputy Commissioner of Kamrup or the Kachari Ghat in Guwahati. It was built by the Ahom King Gadadhar Singha (16811696), who was a devout Shaivaite. It is known as smallest inhabited riverine island in the world.
Sualkuchi (25 km): Sualkuchi is a census town in Kamrup district in the Indian state of Assam. It has large number of cottage industry engaged in handloom, for which it is also known as the "Manchester of Assam". This is the textile center of Assam. Muga silk and Pat silk along with Eri silk and Endi cloth from this region is famous for its quality.
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary (60 km): Pobitora or Pabitora Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife reserve in the Morigaon district of the state of Assam in India. It has a dense population of the Great Indian one-horned rhinoceros. Pobitora was declared a reserved forest in 1971 and a wildlife sanctuary in 1987.
Shillong (Meghalaya), Hill station (110 km): Shillong is the capital and hill station of Meghalaya, also known as "The Abode of Clouds", one of the smallest states in India. It is the headquarters of the East Khasi Hills district and is situated at an average altitude of 4,908 feet (1,496 m) above sea level, with the highest point being Shillong Peak at 6,449 feet (1,966 m). It is called as the "Scotland of the East".
Kaziranga National Park (200 km): Kaziranga National Park is a national park in the Golaghat and Nagaon districts of the state of Assam, India. The sanctuary, which hosts two-thirds of the world's great one-horned rhinoceroses, is a World Heritage Site.

Majuli (370 km): One of the biggest river islands of the world & abode of the Assamese neo-Vaisnavite culture in the Brahmaputra River, Assam, India and also 1st island district of the country. The island is formed by the Brahmaputra river in the south and the Kherkutia Xuti, an anabranch of the Brahmaputra, joined by the Subansiri River in the north. Majuli island is accessible by ferries from the city of Jorhat.
The other places of attractions are Hoygreeb Madhab Temple & Poa Mecca, Hajo (30 km), Manas National Park, Dibru-Saikhowa National Park, Sibsagar, Palaces and Shrines of Ahom Kingdom (360 km).

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Address: Prodeep Phukan, Convener CRSI-NSC 2017, Department of Chemistry, Gauhati University, Guwahati-781014, Assam (India).
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