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Sibsagar was the ancient capital of Assam for 600years. Sibsagar, 55 kms away from Jorhat is an important city from the historical viewpoint. Shisagar means the ocean of Lord Shiva. Shivsagar is a town in the Shivsagar District of Assam in India and it is situated at a distance of 360kms from the capital city Guwahati of Assam.
Shibsagar is famous for Ahom palaces and monuments in and around Shibsagar. Modern day Shibsagar is a well diversified city with main business of oil and tea trading.
Built around the Sibsagar Tank, the town was once the seat of Ahom Kings who ruled Assam from 1699 to 1788. Sibsagar is 88 kms from Dibrugarh by road.
The main feature of the Shibsagar is the water body from where it has derived its name. The 257 acre lake is also called Borpukhuri. There are three temples on it’s banks. The most prominent one is Sivadoul. The other temples are the Vishnudoul and Devidoul.
How to Reach
By Road: Sibsagar is well connected with Jorhat, Guwahati, Tezpur by private and govt. bus service. It is well connected by Roadways service.
By Rail: Simaluguri at a distance of 16 kms from Sibsagar is the nearest railhead. Buses ply regularly on Simaluguri Shibsagar route.
By AIR: Nearest airport is in Jorhat, which is 55 kms away. Jorhat is well connected with rest of the country with regular flight services.
- Karinga Ghar / Talatal Ghar
- Rang Ghar
- Gauri Sagar Lake
- Joy Sagar Lake
- Rudra Sagar Lake
- Azan-Pir Dargah
- Chari Deos
- Panidihing Birds Sanctuary
This place is also called as the ‘queen of the hills’. This place is invariably a paradise for nature lovers and adventure seekers.
Kaziranga National Park is a Oldest and the most famous sanctuary in Assam bounded by the Brahmaputra river and the Mikir hills in the Golaghat...
Sundarban spreading over an area of 4, 120 square kilometers including water was measured to be 16,000 square kilometers some 200 years ago
Welcome to Visit North East North East Part of India is a travellers delight. North East India consists Indian states of Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim & West Bengal. Although West Bengal is officialy is not a part of North East India, but is the gateway of accessing Read More
Nathu La Nathu La pass is situated around 60 kilometers from Gangtok at an altitude of 4,310 meters / 14,140 feet. The road to Nathu La passes through the Tsomgo Lake is nearly 2 hours drive. The terms ‘Nathu’ and ‘La’ literally mean listening ears and pass respectively in Tibetan language. In 1961, Read More
Tsomgo Lake Tsomgo Lake or Changu Lake is famous tourist an attraction in Sikkim is nearly 42 kilometers from the state capital Gangtok. It is situated at an altitude of nearly 3780 meters / 12,400 feet. The Lake known as The Source of the Lake in Bhutia dialect is ideally located near the Nathu La pass. The lake Read More