Located in the upper western region of the state of Assam, Dibrugarh is considered as a paradise for the nature lovers. The Barbarua Maidam is one of the famous tourist places located about 14 kms away from the Dibrugarh. There are two main graveyards here that were constructed in order to honor the two well known officials of the Ahom Dynasty. The architecture patterns used in the maidams depict the fine work of engineering of the ancient times. As the graveyards were built to honor high rank holding Ahom officials, the size and structure of them are quite big. The maidams reflect aristocracy and royalty in their design and structure. The place has many other small maidams which were built to honor the other small officials of the Ahom period. The Barbarua Maidam is a clear image of how respectable the dead soldiers are for the people of Dibrugarh.
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Exploring this site on your visit to Dibrugarh is a must and you get to know about the great deeds done by these officials during their life span. There are several other places that are to be visited. As Assam is well known for silk, Dibrugarh also has the best quality of silk available in the stores and one can choose from the various collections displayed here. You can also plan a picnic and get together beside the gurgling rivers, visit and explore the huge tea estates and enjoy an evening stroll amidst the lush greenery all around. The city has in store many other sightseeing spots nearby like Lekai Chetia Maidam, Radha Krishna Mandir, Raidongia Dol and Bahikhowa Maidam.
Dibrugarh has all the feasible means of transportation system that helps travelers from different parts of the country to get connected to the city.
The Barbarua Maidam is located very close to the NH 37, and thus, many local buses halt near this site and you can just reach there walking for few minutes. Many auto rickshaws and taxis can also take you to Barbarua from nearby localities.
Best Time to Visit
The city enjoys a pleasant climate almost all round the year. But the months of October to March are the best time recommended to plan trips to the place.