Tezpur happens to be one of the most beautiful cities of North East India that has exquisitely collaborated itself with the concrete jungle of man and the scenic beauty of nature. Belonging to the northeastern part of Assam, Tezpur is a fast developing city that is growing on the bank of River Brahmaputra. Tezpur is known as the “cultural capital of Assam” which makes it a favoured tourist destination. Tourism in Tezpur is a major hit because of its beautiful hillocks, parks, gardens along with excellent accommodation. The city is rich with its cultural heritage and is considered to be the core and root of culture in Assam.
The number one in the list of must visit places of Tezpur is the Jyoti-Bishnukhelpathar at Dadhara, which hosts several cultural events including dances like Bihu and Bagurumba. While you’re at Tezpur, you can visit the Nameri National Park that is about 35 km from the city and houses tigers, leopards, Bengal fox, jungle cat and many other wild animals.
Agnigarh, one of the most mythical fortresses in Tezpur is believed to have been surrounded by fire to separate Usha, the daughter of King Bana from Lord Krishna’s grandson, Anirudha.
Another most visited sightseeing place in Tezpur is Bamuni Hills that has sculptures that go back to the 9th century. The Bamuni Hills has the touch of Gupta architectural style and is celebrated as one of the most excellent sculptural sites of Assam.
Da-Parbatia is another one of the must visit places which has doorframes that date back to 600 AD and has critical cultural and historical value. The top thing to do in Tezpur is visiting the Cole Park a.k.a. Chitralekha Udyan as it filled with fun activities, scenic beauty and ruins of Bamuni Hills. It has been recently renovated and is quite a mesmerizing site to behold. There are several hillocks to sit and muse on and lakes to enjoy rowing, paddling and other water sports activities. Other notable places to visit would be the District Museum, Ouguri Hills, Kalia Bhomoru Setu, Ketakeshwar Dewal and Bura-Chapori Wildlife Sanctuary. We, at Tour My India, offer you several holiday packages that cover the North East India and feature some of the popular tourism places, including Tezpur.