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Sibsagar is categorised as Heritage

Joysagar - Photo Courtesy Supratim Deka Narakasura
Borpukhuri (Photo Courtesy: phungsuarangkasura)
Kareng Ghar (Photo Courtesy: Jay099)
Rang Ghar (Photo Courtesy: dkonwar)
Photo Courtesy Hiranmoy-Baruah
Sibadol - Photo Courtesy Supratim Deka Narakasura

Reasons to Visit
  • Sibsagar was the capital of the mighty Ahoms, who ruled Assam for more than six hundred years.
  • Sibsagar is a fast developing town in commercial, industrial and educational activities.
  • Around Sibsagar there are many plantations and its also home to Temples and one of the largest tanks (giving the name Sib Sagar)
  • Heritage Destinations of Assam"Sibsagar was the capital of the mighty Ahoms, who ruled Assam for more than six hundred years. Around Sibsagar there are heritage Temples. Sibsagar is visited enroute Jorhat - Dibrugarh route. "
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Jorhat (57 kms), Dibrugarh (72 kms), Tezpur (219 kms)
  • Nearest Railway Station - Dibrugarh (72 kms), Tinsukia (128 kms), Guwahati (360 kms)
  • Sibsagar is an Ex-Guwahati Getaway

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  • Mahabaahu Cruise - Brahmaputra Cruise Experience
  • Pani Dihing Wildlife Sanctuary

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Ahom Museum is set on on the bank of the Sibsagar. It stores artefacts of the rulers, including swords, clothes, manuscripts, goblets and platters.
    Heritage Museum
    Joysagar, said to be the biggest man-made lake in the country, is spread over 318 acres of water on the edge of the town in an area called Rangpur.
    Lake or Riverside
    City Lake
    Rang Ghar, the double-storied, oval shaped amphitheatre with a roof which is shaped like an inverted boat. Talatol Ghar is a seven-storied palace with two secret tunnels and three floors underground.
    Heritage Site
    Royal Heritage
    Sibsagar gets its name from a 257 acre tank which is also called Borpukhuri. It is set at a higher elevation than the rest of the town, with three 18th century temples on its banks. Of these temples, the most prominent is the Sivadol, standing tall at 104 feet, drawing large crowds on Shiv Ratri. The other temples are the Vishnudol and Devidol.
    Temple or Holy Place, Lake or Riverside
    Lord Shiva, Devi Temple, Lord Vishnu, Holy Tank
    The ancient capital of the Ahoms is Gargaon about 13 km east from Sibsagar, where the major draw is the Kareng Ghar, a seven-storied palace built by 18th century architects.
    Heritage Site
    Royal Heritage

Destinations within reach from Sibsagar

  • Jorhat ( 57 Km )

    Jorhat is base town for many a plantations around the area and from where Gibbon Sanctuary and more

  • Majuli ( 82 Km )

    Majuli is the cultural capital and the cradle of Assamese civilization for over five hundred more

  • Tezpur ( 219 Km )

    Tezpur is just 180 km from Guwahati, the commercial capital of Assam. Tezpur is base point to more

  • Wakro ( 260 Km )

    Wakro is renowned as the Orange capital of Arunachal Pradesh and visited for its proximity to more

  • Kohima ( 262 Km )

    Kohima is one of the main towns of Nagaland and home to war cemetery. Kohima hosts the annual more

  • Guwahati ( 360 Km )

    Guwahati on the Brahmaputra River is the largest city in the North-East Region of India. It is a more

  • Bomdila ( 372 Km )

    Bomdila is lies enroute to Tawang and guests stay here for a night before moving onwards to more

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Nearest Airport in Sibsagar
  • Rowriah Airport ( JRH ) , Jorhat-57 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Sibsagar
  • Dibrugarh ( DBRG ), Dibrugarh-72 Kms
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