The temple fits in with the seventeenth century and it was developed by Bar Phukan Garhganya Handique. A standout among the most imperative temples of Guwahati, Umananda Temple is placed on Peacock Island amidst Brahmaputra River. Since the temple is at the focal point of River Brahmaputra, it can be reached by boats. It is known as smallest inhabited riverine island in the world. Country boats that are available on the bank of Brahmaputra take the visitors to the island. The mountain on which the temple has been built is known as Bhasmacala.
Guwahati Planetarium is situated on MG Street. The planetarium conducts sky watching sessions frequently. Guwahati Planetarium is one of the famous traveller destinations in Guwahati. Viewers are charmed by uncommon shows projected here .Besides daily shows, the Planetarium also regularly organises seminars, workshops and conferences for the astronomy fraternity, and exhibitions, quizzes and outdoor viewing facilities during eclipses for students and the local community. The Guwahati Planetarium, is a sincere attempt to reach the young and scientifically inclined minds and provide them a glimpse of the available treasure trove assembled over centuries by the human explorers. Apart from the regular Sky watching sessions conducted by the experts at the planetarium, special shows projected on a dome shaped overhead screen are the star attraction of the Planetarium.
Nehru Park is a perfect area on the off chance that you arrive with your friends or even family. The quiet air spell limits you. You could get a handle on the substance of the life and society of the general population of Assam. The statues delineate different dances to be specific Bihu, Bor Taal and Ojapali. The park includes some wonderful facilities to excite kids.This is a public park named after former Indian Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru who infact had bid farewell to North East when the Chinese attacked Assam through NEFA (Arunachal Pradesh). Though the state Congress Government had to name it after Nehru to appease high command in New Delhi. The park's main attractions are the Musical Fountain that operates in the evening, rides for children etc.
ASSAM STATE ZOO:
Assam State zoo is a prominent fascination of the city with animals from around the world. The Assam State zoo is otherwise called the Guwahati zoo and it is the biggest of its kind in the North East. It is spread across 432 acre (175 hectare) and The Assam State Zoo cum Botanical Garden is the biggest of its kind in the North East region. The zoo is home to about 895 animals, birds and reptiles representing almost 113 species of animals and birds from around the world. The zoo is situated within the Hengrabari Reserved Forest at Guwahati, India.
It is the crucial connection between North East and the rest of the nation. Saraighat Bridge is a road-rail bridge placed over the waterway Brahmaputra in Assam. It is an excellent spot to take a look at the mighty Brahmaputra River from the top. It was opened to traffic in April 1962 by then Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru. Mr. B.C. Ganguli was the Engineer of this Bridge. Saraighat Bridge is the first rail-cum-road bridge constructed over the Brahmaputra River in Guwahati. The Lachit Borphukan Park is situated on the south end and Chilarai Park situated on the north end of the bridge. Construction of Saraighat Bridge was started on January 1958. It was opened to goods traffic in October, 1962 and opened for passenger traffic on 7 June 1963. The bridge was built for the North Frontier Railway. The estimated cost of the bridge was Rs.10,65,16,891. A new three lane concrete road bridge is being constructed by the side of the Saraighat Bridge
BRAHMAPUTRA RIVER SIDE:
The waterway side is a majestic spot to view in the morning or among the evenings with boats travelling between main Guwahati and North Guwahati. The peaceful surrounding out here would want you to sit under a tree and watch the boats travel along the way..This river is often called Tsangpo-Brahmaputra river. Its identity with the Yarlung Tsangpo was only established by exploration in 1884–86 and The Brahmaputra's upper course was long unknown.Kangchenjunga (8,586 m) is the only peak above 8,000 m, hence is the highest point within the Brahmaputra basin. This river is often called Tsangpo-Brahmaputra river. The basin, especially south of Tibet, is characterized by high levels of rainfall. The river drains the Himalaya east of the Indo-Nepal border, south-central portion of the Tibetan plateau above the Ganga basin, the northern slopes of the Meghalaya hills, south-eastern portion of Tibet, the Patkai-Bum hills, the Assam plains, and the northern portion of Bangladesh.
POBITORA WILDLIFE SANCTUARY:
The Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary is about 48 km by road from Guwahati. Home to the Great Indian one-horned rhino, Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in the Morigaon region of Assam. Gloating of the most number of Indian rhinos. The sanctuary is a perfect place to visit and experience wildlife with your own eyes. It has a dense population of the Great Indian one-horned rhinoceros. It is a wildlife reserve in the Morigaon district of the state of Assam in India. It is a 1-hour drive through a road passing by River Brahmaputra, and a small portion of the village of Mayong. It is located about 30 km east of Guwahati.Pobitora is mainly famous for its great Indian One-horned rhinoceros. Assam’s Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary is also home to more than 2000 migratory birds and various reptiles.Besides rhinoceros, the other animals are leopard, wild boar, Barking deer, wild buffalo etc. It is also an Important Bird Area.
Sualkuchi is sited on the north bank of the river Brahmaputra, about 35 km(kilometers) from Guwahati, Sualkuchi is a weaver’s town that is known for its silk weaving, Sualkuchi is a block of Kamrup District.Placed on the north bank of Brahmaputra. It was known as the Manchester of the East by the British. It has huge number of cottage industry engaged in handloom, for which it is also known as the "Manchester of Assam".Mekhela chadors and Gamosas made from this indigenous materials is in demand throughout Assam as well as other parts of India. It's registered trademark is SUALKUCHI'S. . Muga silk and Pat silk along with Eri silk and Endi cloth from this region is famous for its quality. This is the textile center of Assam