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Guwahati is placed between the banks of Brahmaputra River and the foothills of Shillong, with LGB International Airport toward the west and the town of Narengi toward the east. It is bit by bit being extended as North Guwahati toward the northern bank of the Brahmaputra.The city encountered a brief time of Burmese standard amid the Burmese intrusions of Assam between 1817 to 1826. Right after the First Anglo-Burmese War, the city was turned into a piece of the British Indian Empire Vide Yandabo Teaty on the 24th of February 1826. Guwahati is one among the 98 Indian urban areas which will be moved up to Smart Cities under a task set out on by Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India. With the evaluation of a Smart city, Guwahati will have very state-of-the-art and radical procurements like normal and constant electric supply, top notch movement and transport framework, predominant social insurance and numerous other prime utilities.

Kamakhya Temple - Guwahati

The Kamakhya Temple in Assam is a standout amongst the most adored Shakti sanctums in India, and is viewed as one of the Shakti Peethams connected with the legend of Shiva and Daksha Yagna. Kamakhya is situated on a slope - Neelachala Parvat or Kamagiri close to the city of Guwahati in Assam. Shakti, dwelling on the Kamagiri slope is known as Kamakhya, the granter of goals. Assam generally has been known as the Kamarupa Desa and has been connected with Tantric hones and Shakti worship. This sanctuary was pulverized in mid sixteenth century, and afterward revamped in the seventeenth century by King Nara Narayana, of Cooch Bihar. Pictures of the manufacturer and related engravings are found in the temple. The Kalika Purana, an antiquated work in Sanskrit portrays Kamakhya as the yielder of all wishes, the youthful spouse of Shiva, and the supplier of salvation. This is a very good place for the art lovers.
One of the Shakti peeths, the home of the very powerful "bleeding" Goddess
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Umananda Temple - Guwahati

The Umananda temple is situated on a little island on the Brahmaputra waterway. The island is called Peacock Island and maybe is the littlest waterway island on the planet. To visit this spot you should take a ship ride from the banks. There is a little slope on the island shielding the sanctuary to be specific, Bhasmacala. Siva is said to have lived here as Bhayananda. As per the Kalika Purana, to start with of the creation Siva sprinkled fiery remains (bhasma) at this spot and conferred learning to Parvati (his consort). It is said that, when Siva was in contemplation on this hillock, Kamadeva intruded on his yoga and was thusly smoldered to fiery debris by the flame of Siva's outrage and subsequently the hillock got the name Bhasmacala. The sanctuary of Umananda was implicit 1694 A.D. by the Bar Phukan Garhganya Handique by the request of King Gadadhar Singh.
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Peacock Island - Guwahati

The Peacock Island can be gotten to from Guwahati and North Guwahati by ships and steamers. One can employ a ferry from Sukleshwar ghat or Fancy Bazar Ghat. This is costly however one can get the waterway's vibe and its surroundings with no intercessions. This is most perfect for couples and family trips. Notwithstanding, a much helpful and less expensive transport has been given by Inland Water Transport, which associate the Peacock island to Guwahati from Uzanbazar Ferry Ghat. Umananda Devaloi is a Shiva sanctuary situated at the Peacock Island amidst stream Brahmaputra simply inverse the Deputy's workplace Commissioner of Kamrup or the Kachari Ghat in Guwahati. It was assembled by the Ahom King Gadadhar Singha during 1681–1696, who was a faithful Shaivaite. This is a very good destination for couples and people coming for honeymoon. This place offers scenic views and the atmosphere is also very pleasant, which makes this place a ideal tourist spot.
The amazing place and the smallest island.
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