Review of Vishnu Temple, Sibsagar, Assam

Vishnu Temple is one of best places to visit in Assam near Guwahati. It is located in Sibsagar district, 369 kms. away from Guwahati. It is one of the ancient temples of Assam. Let's read this article to know more about Vishnu Temple including Location of Vishnu Temple, Overview of Vishnu Temple and How to reach Vishnu Temple.

Sibsagar, also called as Sivasagar , is one of most famous places of Assam. Ahom kings had ruled over Assam for about 600 years and Sibsagar was the capital city during Ahom kingdom. It has lots of heritage places in its lap of the times of Ahom kingdom. Vishnu temple of Sibsagar is one of famous temples of Assam.

Location of Vishnu Temple

Vishnu Temple is located in Sibsagar at a distance of about 369 kms. towards East from Guwahati. Vishnu Temple is situated very near to Siva Dole and Devi Dole temple of Assam.

Overview of Vishnu Temple

Vishnu Temple is about 350 years old temple which was built during Ahom kingdom. It is spread over an area of three acres. As the name suggests, Vishnu Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Although the doors of Vishnu Temple are opened round the year, but the visit of Vishnu Temple during Badha (बड़ा) month of Panchaang is highly recognized.

Vishnu Temple of Sibsagar follows the trend of Vaishnavism. It can be clearly seen as there is no statue or sculpture of any God established in the temple. Sacred 'Namghosha' of Srimanta Sankardeva and other holy books of Vaishnavism are placed inside the premises of the temple.

The architectural skills of Vishnu Temple are also worth seen.

How to reach Vishnu Temple?

Since Vishnu Temple is not very far away from Guwahati, you can reach Vishnu Temple through air or rail service. Road service via bus or taxi can also be availed.


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