Jorhat

Jorhat is situated 310 km east of Guwahati in Assam. Jorhat is the gateway to Kaziranga, Nagaland and Northern Arunachal Pradesh. Jorhat makes a good base for exploring the unique Vaishnavite culture of Majuli, the largest river island in the world. North of Jorhat lies Sibsagar, the home to numerous tombs, temples and palaces, Annual tea festival in Jorhat is another attraction along with the temple of Buri Gohani, British imperial mementos, the hanging platform to hang Freedom Fighters in front of the jail and many others. Jorhat is well connected by Air with daily flights from Guwahati. The nearest mainline Railway station is Mariyani. ASTC buses as well as Private Buses are available.

Tourist Attraction:

The Sattras: The Sattras at Auniati, Bengenati, Bongaori, Shamaguri etc. has an interesting collection of Assamese handicrafts and jewellery.

Excursion:

Majuli Island: Mazuli is situated 12 km. from Jorhat. Majuli is in the upper reaches of the river Brahmaputra and the largest fresh Water River Island in the world. This Islnad is declared as world natural heritage site by UNESCO.

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