Enchanting Shibasagar : Historical Tourist Spot In Assam


Do you want to Visit Shibasagar of Assam? Are you planning to Travel to Shivsagar in Assam? Find out the Historical Tourist Spots/Places of Shivasagar and Where to Stay (Accomodation) in Sibsagar and also get to know How to Reach Shibasagar from India/World.

Sivasagar ,important spot in tourist map of Assam, literally means the 'sea' that belongs to Lord Shiva .Take a tour to this place full of history monuments , sea like tanks , Ancient Temples and so on.

Sivasagar, The Tourist Spot In Assam That Will Take you Through Historiacal Lanes, will enchant you with it's ancient charm . It had been the capital of Ahom rulers who ruled Assam for nearly 600 years and the place is still replete with monuments that are telling the tales of the reign .

You can visit Shiva Dol (Dol means temple) , situated at the heart of the town , and the bank of the tank known as Sivasagar .Lakhs of devotees throng at this temple to offer their prayer during Sivaratri and during Shravan( falls in July and August) month. You can also visit Devidol and BishnuDol that are situated at the adjacent area .IOne can watch the biggest religious crowd in the three day long Maha shivaratri Mela . nterestingly the whole town is replete with such temples (though not not been able to make a place in the National devotional map .) Historical Monuments

Rang-ghar: The amphitheatre of the Ahom kings will mesmerise you with it's structural grandeur .Feel how did the Ahom Kings felt while watching performances of Bihu by energetic and beautiful young girls and youths of Assam.

Kareng Ghar : This Palace has seven stores , of which three stories are underground . This is the symbol of ultimate luxury how the kings lived their life and also the testimony of workmanship of those people who built it .

Joysagar , Gaurisagar and Rudrasagar tanks are some other ocean like tanks , that boast of never facing water scarcity even during draught like situation . All thee tanks have adjacent temple at their banks .

How to reach Sivasagar


Shibasagar is well connected by road and rails too . The town has good motorable road and vehicles are available on rental as well as public sharing basis .
Nearest station for bus and train is Sivasagar .

By air : One can take a fligt to Jorhat or Dibrugarh which takes 45 minutes from jOrhat and 2 and a half hours from Dibrugarh .

Places of Accomodation / Where to Stay in Shibsagar, Assam


The town will welcome you with excellent accomodation . You can get affordable but nice Hotels in sivasagar town itself and ask for private cars in the hotels mentioned below.
Hotel Siddhartha
Hotel Skychef & Hotel Brahmaputra are situated near the bus station itself.


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