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About Tezpur

ISPN India / About Tezpur

Tezpur, the city of eternal romance, situated at the north bank of Brahmaputra River. The city is rich in historical heritage sites and mythology with many ruins attesting to its past. Tezpur is also called the cultural city of Assam. The city is one of the major tourist places with its breathtaking scenic beauty.

How to reach Tezpur:

Tezpur is at 185KM from Guwahati, well connected with roads, train and air. State and national highways connect Tezpur with other cities of Assam and neighboring States.  Dekargaon Railway station connects the city with Guwahati, Rangia and Arunachal Pradesh. The Flights from Tezpur connects to Kolkata and Guwahati.

Tourist Spots in Tezpur

Agnigarh

A park built on the hillock named Agnigarh. The history says that a fortress built on top of a hill to isolate Usha the daughter of Bana King from Anirudha, grandson of Lord Krishna. The fort was surrounded by fire on all times and that’s how the place got its name Agnigarh meaning ‘residence amidst fire’.

Mahabhairab Mandir

This Shiva temple with one of the largest Shivling is believed to have been established by king Bana in the pre-historical times.

Chitralekha Udyan (Cole Park)

This is one of the most interesting places in the Tezpur. The park is the perfect place for the peace lovers. This is the place, where the two impressively ornamented stone pillars and the sculptural remains of the famous Bamuni hill can be seen.

Bhairabi Temple

The stones of the Durga temple are adorned by intricate carvings and images that date back to 9th century.

Bamuni Hills

The Bamuni hill is the attest of structural remains of date back to the 9th and 10th century and attract historians and art lovers from all over the world.

Da-Parbatia

Da-Parbatia is one of the most famous Gupta era ruins with an exquisitely carved door leading to the inner temple. On either side of the door are carvings of the Goddesses Ganga and Yamuna, with garlands in their hands.

Places to see near Tezpur

Bhalukpong

Bhalukpong, a beautiful picnic and angling spot It is 64 km from Tezpur, remains of old fortifications are still visible. Other attractions of Bhalukpong are a hot spring, a big orchid garden at Tipi and the unspoilt beauty of nature

Eco Camp

Around 50 km from Tezpur, off the road to Arunachal Pradesh, is the unique Eco Camp. This is one of the most favorite excursions and outdoor recreational sites around the city of Tezpur

Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga National Park, a World Hertage Site is about 50 km away from Tezpur. One horned rhinoceros is the main attraction of the national park, besides, you can see other animals like tigers, birds, elephants, sambar, barking deer and a variety of avian species in the park.

Nameri National Park

It is about 35 km from Tezpur, situated at the foothills of eastern Himalayas, Nameri National Park covers an area of about 200 km². Hills, deciduous forests and the river Jia Bhoroli have added unique charm to the place.

Orang National Park

Orang National Park is situated at a distance of 31 km from Tezpur and is popularly known as mini-Kaziranga. The national park occupies 72 km² and is the home to a large number of wild animals such as the one-horned rhino, elephant, leopard, barking deer, tiger and a variety of water birds, green pigeon, florican, teal, and geese.

Tipi

This place is a famous spot around Tezpur for it has the third-largest orchidarium in Asia