Silchar

Once popularly known as the 'Island of Peace', Silchar is the headquarters of Cachar district in the state of Assam in India. From a culturally enriched history to a well-preserved nature, Silchar is a beautiful place to be. Ancient architecture and beautiful landscapes are the attractions here. Bring one of the most developed cities in the region, Silchar is often used as a gateway to Mizoram and Manipur.

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Aqua Green Park is a very beautiful park located in Pattar Tilla, Masimpur Bagicha, Assam. It is located around 30 kms away from the city centre of Silchar.

Aqua Green Park has been recently constructed and is among those few mesmerising places in Silchar. The park consists of a few adventurous things that are present within the midst of beautiful tea gardens. The location of this park is on a small island which can be reached by carefully using a rickety bamboo bridge. The bamboo bridge is quite narrow and is constructed over a circulation which is going down pretty near the water s...

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2/20 Places to Visit in Silchar
Arunachal Kali Bari Mandir, Silchar
5.1 kms from Silchar city limits
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Arunachal Kali Bari Mandir is a holy shrine which is located in Ramnagar, Silchar. It is located at a distance of around 5. 1 kms from the city centre of Silchar.

Arunachal Kali Bari Mandir is a beautiful temple. The residing diety of this temple is goddess Kali. There is a small red coloured gate which leads to this temple. The building is of vibrant red colour which attracts the passers by. There are many holy trees present inside the temple premise, which are also worshipped by the devotees.

There is a small market which is very near the temple, therefore this temple wi...

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3/20 Places to Visit in Silchar
Badarpur Fort
30 kms from Silchar city limits
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Badarpur Fort is located in the Karimganj district of Assam, about 30 kms from the city of Silchar. It was built in the Mughal era and was a part of the present day Sylhet district in Assam during the British rule and was a major railway and commercial hub. An elaborate restoration work is believed to attract more tourists at this place. The construction of the fort dates back to 18th century.

The actual name of the fort is Historical Fort. Located on the bank of river Barak, Badarpur Fort is an important tourist destination. It is a vintage fort built by Cachari King to spend s...

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4/20 Places to Visit in Silchar
Bhairab-Bari
Within Silchar city limits
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The Bhairab Bari temple was founded by Late Dr. Manindralal Das Kanungo and is located in Malugram of district Silchar, Assam. It is the oldest Goddess Kali Temple in the Malugram area and is not more than three kilometers from the city of Silchar.

The idol of Goddess Durga (Durga Maa) is very tall and beautifully decorated with jewellery and flowers. There are two sub temples inside the main temple, namely Mukti Mandir (in the name of Mother of Late Dr. Manindralal Das Kanungo – Smt. Mukti Dayini Das Kanungo) and Mokshada Mandir (in the name of the Father of Late Dr. Manind...

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5/20 Places to Visit in Silchar
Bharambaba Temple, Silchar
18 kms from Silchar city limits
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Bharam Baba Temple is situated at Silkuri Grant, about 18 kms from the city of Silchar, on the way to Hailakandi. The Bharam Baba Temple is situated amongst the tea garden locality of Silcoorie area on the outskirts of Silchar.

Two stone statues of Lord Brahma and Lord Lakshminarayan are placed inside the temple. This temple consists of two small temples with conical shaped ceiling. Adjacent to these two temples is a Shakti Maa Temple. The history of the temple dates back to the British period. It was named after Saint Lunthuram Kurmi.

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6/20 Places to Visit in Silchar

Bhubaneswar Temple is one of the nurtured temples of Silchar, dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. It is located at a distance of 50 kms from Silchar.

The Bhubaneswar Temple is lying in full glory on the top of the Bhuvan hills and is visited by lots of tourists. Being at height and after a travel of 17 km from the base there is never a quick return by any group of visitors, as they ought to rest before they plan to get back at the base in Silchar. Thus, after reaching the top usually tourists spend time in the temple or its vicinity and enjoy the nature and peace there. Th...

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Dolu Lake
26 kms from Silchar city limits
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One of the most beautiful lakes in Silchar, Dolu lake is a perfect place to spend some peaceful and lone time or with family and friends. Located at about 26 kms from the city of Silchar, it presents a picturesque view to the visitors with a breath of fresh air and cool and green surroundings. The scenery is a much needed break from the city to relax and recharge for the usual routine once again. It is an artificial lake situated amidst the tea gardens and the tall mountains.

The Dolu Lake is surrounded by lush greenery on all sides. It presents an alluring view at the time of s...

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Gandhi Park, Silcher
Within Silchar city limits
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Gandhi Park is a very beautiful and one of the oldest parks in Silchar. Placed at the banks of a lake, it is located at Gandhi Park road, Tarapur, Silchar. This park is located near the heart of the city, Silchar.

Gandhi Park was named after the father of the nation- Mahatma Gandhi. This is one of the renowned parks of Silchar. It consists of the Shahid Minar, which is the memorial for eleven martyrs who died on 19th May, 1962 while protecting for the safety of their Bengali language from the then authorities of Assam. The minar is locted on a corner of the park, where there was th...

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9/20 Places to Visit in Silchar

Hindustan Paper Corporation Factory is in Silchar and is a very famous paper mill of Assam. It is located at a distance of 26. 3 kms from the Silchar railway station.

The Hindustan Paper Corporation Factory was a leading player during the old days, it was Asia's second largest paper production unit. The factory is very vast spread and is situated on the banks of the river Barak. It is no longer in the condition it use to be and is stranded now, but still tourists visit this place reviving the memories of its past and enjoying some quality time here. The visitor is also provided wit...

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10/20 Places to Visit in Silchar

A temple of The International Science of Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) is situated in Silchar. Located in Ambica Patty locality of Silchar, the temple is one of the many centres among many which were established following the founding of ISKCON in 1966.

The ISKCON temple in Silchar houses deities of Radha and Krishna, along with Chaitanya Mahaprabhu the pioneer of Gaudiya Vaishnavism. ISKCON belongs to monotheistic traditions which advocates philosophies based on Bhagavad Gita. Devotees at ISKCON follow the Bhakti yoga tradition to unite with god. The temple's architecture is bea...

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11/20 Places to Visit in Silchar
Janiganj Bazaar, Silchar
Within Silchar city limits
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Janiganj Bazaar is located at the city centre of Silchar. As the name indicates, it is a shopping centre.

All the varieties of shops can be seen at Janiganj Bazaar. From clothes to electronics and artefacts, the place has all kinds of shops. The quality of the products may be compromised but the varieties are seen nowhere else. All kinds of shops – from pocket-friendly to highly priced branded shops – are available in the Bazaar. There are also many eateries nearby for the visitors. All the things are available at reasonable prices, though some bargaining will be of great he...

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12/20 Places to Visit in Silchar
Jatinga, Silchar
80 kms from Silchar city limits
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Jatinga is a village situated around 80 kms from Silchar, in the Indian state of Assam. The village is a picture of scenic beauty and has generated a lot of curiosity among Bird watchers and ornithologists, due to the phenomenon of Bird suicides.

The village of Jatinga sees a large number of migratory birds. At the beginning of the monsoon months, from August to September, the village witnesses Bird Suicides, in which migratory birds die. Ornithologists have credited this due to disorientation amongst the birds due to high altitudes, climate variations like fog. Locals associate th...

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13/20 Places to Visit in Silchar

Sri Kancha Kanti Devi Mandir is a famous pilgrim spot which is located in Doloo Road, Udarbond, Assam. It is located around 16 kms away fromthe city centre of Silchar.

Sri Kancha Kanti Devi Mandir is amongst the most honored temples in South Assam. It is one of the oldest temples of Assam as its construction was finished in around 19th century. The initiative of constructing this temple in 1806 was taken by the Kachari King, it is believed that the king received the order of building this temple in his dreams. It is also said that there used to be a 4-armed gold idol of the goddess...

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Kachari Fort, Silchar
25 kms from Silchar city limits
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The Kachari Fort is an ancient fort present near Silchar at Khaspur, which was the capital of the Kachari Empire during the medieval times. It is located at a distance of around 25 kms from Silchar.

The Kachari Fort is one of the major tourist spots of Assam and is considered one of the major sites having historic evidences. It is an old two storied fort of the Kachari Kings which was built approximately 200 years back; built without any pillars and bricks but only by using lime throughout. It is the last capital of the Dimasa Kingdom and hence carries the relevance and connect be...

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Khaspur Temples
20 kms from Silchar city limits
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The Khaspur Temple is one of the extremely admired temples of Silchar. This place is specially known for its rich culture and aesthetic background. It is located at a distance of 20 kms from Silchar.

The Khaspur Temple has a really beautiful scenery and comes up with some of the most beautiful architectures. It was constructed in the year 1690 AD and is still carrying the majesty and connect of respect and worship with the temple. Other than the temple, one of the major attractions here are the lions gate and the sun gate present which are sculpted really very well and grab the att...

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Maibong
130 kms from Silchar city limits
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Maibong is a small town located on the bank of Mahur river in Dima Hassao district of Assam. It lies around 130 kms away from Silchar. During the period from 16th to 18th century, the town served as the capital for Dimasa Kachari kingdom.

Maibang consists of two words- Mai meaning rice and bang meaning plenty in the local language of Dimasa. The etymology of the place translates to the 'land of prospereity'. The reminiscents of the erestwhile kingdom can be found in the town with the most popular being Stone house called as Longthai ni Noh in Dimasa. It is a monolithic structure f...

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Maniharan Tunnel
Within Silchar city limits
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The Maniharan Tunnel is one of the finest tourist spots in Assam representing Hindu culture and their faith in god. It is a place dedicated to Lord Krishna were people form various corners are seen here to offer their prayers and to worship their beloved deity.

The Maniharan Tunnel is considered to be a very holy spot by the Hindu community, as they consider that this tunnel was made during the time when Lord Krishna existed (a Hindu deity). They also consider that Lord Krishna passed through this tunnel i. e. they feel the existence of Lord Krishna in this tunnel. The tunnel, whic...

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18/20 Places to Visit in Silchar

The Martyr's tomb in Silchar is a reminiscent of the Bengali Language Movement which occurred in the 1960s in Assam. The Movement was a protest against Assam Government's decision to make Assamese as the sole official language of the state, although a considerable proportion of the state used Bengali as their mother tongue. The memorial is located on the banks of a lake at Gandhi Bag in Cachar district.

The events dates back to April 1960, when Assamese got the official language status in the state leading to protests in areas dominated by Bengali speakers. A lot of families fled t...

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The Namdang Bridge (Namdang Xaku) is a beautiful historic bridge situated in the state of Assam. It is located at a distance of 12. 1 km from Railway Station Road in Assam near Sivasagar.

The Namdang Bridge was constructed during the reign of Ahom King Rudra Singha in the year 1703 by a Bengali craftsman. The bridge connects Sibsagar town to Jorhat and other districts in the west. It is frequently visited by the tourists and is among the top favorite lists among the visitors. The bridge is made from a single piece of rock, which is a stunning fact to digest and its historic backgro...

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Salganga
23 kms from Silchar city limits
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Salganga is a small village in Udharbond Tehsil in Silchar district of Assam at about 23 kms from the city of Silchar.

Cultivation is the major occupation of the people which includes crops like Assam tea, rice, rapeseed, turmeric, mustard, jute, potato, banana, sweet potato and sugarcane. The main dishes of Salganga are Jolpan, Khardwi, Ouu Khatta, Garcinia Pedunculata, Pitha, Posola, Sulai, Bora Saul and Apo. Apart from this, the natural beauty of the place is at another level altogether. There are many hotels for accommodation of the visiting tourists.

Bihu, Durga...

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