My Very First Post on this Blog–Guwahati–My Home,My Place.. 😀
As I have made this blog exclusively for writing about North-East India,So I thought what could be the better way to start off than writing about the The Gateway of North-East India–Guwahati.
Born and Brought up in Guwahati,I believe I know the city pretty well and why shouldn’t I–Believe me I can go on bragging about Guwahati and North-East India and will never stop.. 😀
As we all know NE India is composed of Seven Sister State-Assam,Arunachal,Manipur,Mizoram,Meghalaya,Nagaland and Tripura and the Himalayan State of Sikkim.This blog will mainly be focusing on different traditions,culture,tourism,people,festivals of NE India
But for the Time Being let me introduce my City–Guwahati.. 😀
As I said the it is the main city of NE India,so whoever plans to make a trip to NE India is bound to go through Guwahati,So known as the Gateway of India..In recent times development is going at full pace in Guwahati to make it stand inline with the other Metropolitan Cities in India..
The main languages is Assamese though Hindi and English is widely used there.It is also pretty well connected with the rest of India.
It is a city of legendary temples,those who are real lovers of temples and holy places will surely be delighted to visit them.There are Kamakhya Temple,Umananda Temple(in the middle of river Brahmaputra),Basistha Temple,Doul-Govindo,Navagraha Temple,Hayagriva Madhava Mandir,Hajo Powa Mecca,Balaji Temple.All these places are very well-connected by Bus,Auots and Other means of transport.Places of recreation are Assam State Zoo cum Botanical Garden,Srimanta Sankardeva Kalashetra,Accoland.People can even enjoy outdoor activities in Guwahati like River cruise in mighty river Brahmaputra,Nature lovers can head to Pobitora National Park which is located near Guwahati takes about an hour to reach.
Guwahati is also a great shopping destination in NE with all the traditional dresses available like Muga Silk,Eri Silk,Pat Silk and even we can find all types of modern dresses which is available at affordable price.Guwahati also has a wide variety of cuisines to offer from the entire NE where one can have the taste of authentic NE dishes.
With these information’s I end up my post on Guwahati,giving you guys the information of all the places in and around Guwahati that is worth visiting.And also with a promise to write-up about all the places of Interest in NE India that is worth visiting.To Be Continued…. 🙂