13 September /2022
One of the most vibrant states in India, Assam is a beauty when it comes to nature and culture. It is also true that Assam is one of the less-explored places in India.
Located in Bhatiapara, a mere 12 km from Goalpara district, Surya Pahar is a wonderful archaeological site. Translated as the Hill of the Sun, Surya Pahar in Assam was an erstwhile centre for sun worship.
Did you know that Rang Ghar is the first amphitheatre in Asia? This makes it the oldest as well. Rang Ghar in Sivasagar district, was a royal sports pavilion where kings and the nobles enjoyed sports such as buffalo fights, horse races, and many cultural shows.
Not too far away from Rang Ghar is the Talatal Ghar or the Rangpur Palace, the hot seat of the Ahom king Swargadeo Rura Singha. Talatal Ghar is easily one of the most impressive Ahom architectures in the state.
Digboi Oil Refinery is the first oil refinery in India. Located in the Tinsukia district, it’s also known as the Oil City of Assam. Digboi refinery has the oldest oil well in the country still in operation.
Digboi Oil Refinery
Love your morning cuppa? Your favourite cup of tea is most probably from the tea gardens of Assam. Assam is the largest tea producing state in India!
Sukapha, the founder of the great Ahom dynasty had his capital in Charaideo, eastern Sivasagar. Charaideo was also the burial ground for the Ahom royals.
One of the largest weaving villages in the world, Sualkuchi is definitely an experience you must have. It is one of the last places in Assam where traditional Assamese silk attires are made in the traditional way.