Joy Durga Temple Hajo Assam

Joy Durga Temple is a religious place meant for the Hindu devotees. The temple is dedicated for the worship of the Hindu goddess with 10 hands, Durga. The idol in the temple is made of stone. The temple is situated on top of a hill, next to the Kedareswara Temple. In the year 1777, the temple was constructed under the orders of the Ahom king, Lakshminath Singha.

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First and foremost, this place has quite a big religious significance, and thus, a number of devotees visit the temple. Apart from that there is another temple of Lord Shiva or Kedareswar nearby, which is also quite famous among the tourists.

Getting There

The Joy Durga temple is quite nearby and is situated adjacent to the NH427, which connects it to the city of Guwahati. You can reach this spot by availing the local bus service or private cars. Many tour operators also provide conducted packages which includes this temple as a site, thus it is easy to reach by their vehicle too. The closest airport from this place is the Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International airport in Guwahati. The nearest railway station too is in Guwahat, which is located around 23 km away from Hajo and can be reached in just 47 minutes by car.

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit the temple will be during the Navratri period, when celebrations are arranged in the temple.

Joy Durga Temple Hajo, Assam

The climate also remains cooler during this time though it can rain a bit. The period between December and March is also comfortable in the area. The hot summer months like May and June should be avoided.

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