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Majuli, Assam

Majuli, Assam

Majuli, one of the most surreal places in India is also the World's largest river island. Connected via boats with the city of Jorhat, Mujuli is a beautiful exotic location, yet unknown to most of the tourists in India. Majuli has also been nominated for one of the places in UNESCO World's Heritage List. The culture, mostly very locally defined due to high tribal population is quite unique and it has been referred as the cultural capital of Assam. The ideal time to visit Majuli is between October to March, however the monsoons are also quite beautiful in Majuli.


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Majuli, Assam

1. Kamalabari Satra :- One of the other famous site of the island Kamalabari Satra, this religious site too houses significant articles related to art, culture literature and classical studies.
Majuli, Assam

2. Dakhinpat Satra:- This was the chief Satra patronized by the Ahom Ruler. This ancient educational centre is visited by thousand of devotees all throughtout the year. Rasotsava, a prime festival of Assam, is celebrated with great enthusiasm and passion here.
Majuli, Assam

3. Garmur :- One of the important attractions of Majuli, Gamur is among the many holy seats. Other prominent holy seats in the destination are Auniati, Daksinpath and Kamlabari. This Vaishnavite spot preserves ancient artefects and articles, the most prominent among these being Bortop.

Majuli, Assam

4. Auniati Satra:- Famous for its Apsara and Paalnaam dance, this centre was founded by Niranjan Pathakdeva and features a wide collection of traditional Assamese utensils, jewellery and handicrafts. Old utensils, jewellery and handicrafts are also housed in the centre.
Majuli, Assam

5. Tengapania :- Located on the banks of river Brahmaputra Tengapania is a spectacular and popular picnic spot of the region. It is bounded by Dhakuakhana, Machkhoa and Disangmukh and is a major attraction for tourists and locals alike.

How to Reach Majuli :-  To reach Majuli you will first have to reach Jorhat. From Jorhat, which is just 20km from Majuli, you will have to travel on a ferry. The ride itself is a fun experience. Jorhat has its own airport with daily flights from Kolkata and Shilong. Jorhat also has a railway station which is connected to the capital town of Guwahati which is will connected to the major cities of India.

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