Places to Visit in Tezpur of Assam

Tezpur the kingdom of Banasura. Article on Tezpur City and know why this is the best Tourist place of Assam. Know about Hotels in Tezpur, Tourist Spots in Tezpur.

Tezpur is a city and a division of Sonitpur district, Assam. Tezpur is situated on the bank of The Brahmaputra. Tezpur, the name itself derived from Sanskrit word Teza-means blood and Pura means town.

Tezpur is the birth place of Dr. Bhupen Hazarika, Jyoti Prasad Agarwalla, Kala Guru Bishnu Prasad Rabha,Natasurya Phani Sarmah and Ananda Chandra Agarwalla.

Tourist Spots of Tezpur in Assam:-
1. Agnigarh- Usha Anirudha Udyan.
2. Bhairabi Temple-Durga shrine also known as Maithan or Bhairabi Devalaya.
3. Cole Park- Also known as Chitralekha Udyan.
4. Kolia Bhumura Setu- The road bridge across the Brahmaputra.
5. Mahabhairav Temple- Shiva shrine.
6. Da Parbatia- Gate of Gupta period.
7. Nag Sankar-Temple of lord Shiva also known for its tortoises.

Where is Tezpur and How to reach Tezpur in Assam:-
Tezpur is well connected by both Air and Road transport. There are direct flight from Calcutta thrice a week and from Guwahati to Tezpur daily.

It is only 180 km and both Government and Tourist Buses ply regularly to and from Guwahati.

From Tezpur tourist vehicles are available for hire for all nearby destinations.


Author: Ridip Dutta29 Jan 2010 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 2

I am also from Tezpur, Assam. You have provided a very good information about Tezpur.I think this'll attract more tourists to Tezpur.
Anyone who is thinking of visiting Tezpur can visit Gohpur also.It takes about 3hrs to reach Gohpur from Tezpur.Gohpur is the birth place of Kanaklata Baruah and Mukunda Kakaty,both is the martyr of 1942's freedom movement.A bronze sculpter is situated near the Gohpur Police Station where they were shot dead by the police.

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