Kamakhya Temple

Currently Open [Closes at 05:30 pm]
  • Address: Kamakhya, Guwahati, Assam 781010, India
  • Timings: 05:30 am - 05:30 pm Details
  • Phone: 0361-2734624
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids

Kamakhya Temple - Review

Kamakhya Temple is situated at the top of the Nilachal Hill at about 800 feet above the sea level. The entire temple complex not only comprises of many other temples but also a whole set of people connected with them. Apart from the main devi temple, it also comprises of some other major temples of devi Kali, Tara, Bagala, Chinnamasta, Bhuvanesvari, Bhairavi and Dhumavati.

There are some other temples of various goddess can be seen in the complex. They are the Sitala Temple, the Lalita Kanta Temple, The jaya Durga Temple, the Vana Durga Temple, the Rajarajesvari Temple, the Smasanakali temple, the kail temple of Abhayananda dharmashala and the Sankhesvari temple. There are five temples of Lord Shiva in the Kamakhya complex. They belong to different forms of Lord Shiva like Kamesvara (Umananda), Siddhesvara, Amratokesvara (Heruka), Aghpra, and kotilinga (Tatpurusa).

The complex also contains three temples of Lord Visnu. They are as the Kedara (Kamalesvara), situated near the northern side of the main temple, as the Gadadhara, situated in the north-western direction of the Kamakhya temple, and as Pandunath, which is situated in the eastern foothills of Nilachal also kinown as Pandu.

Kamakhya Temple Information

  • It is a religious place so head should be covered at all times.
  • It is advisable to leave the footwear outside.
  • The peace and sanity of the religious place should be not disturbed.
  • Mobile app is also available to keep an exact track of temple rituals and routines.

How To reach Kamakhya Temple by Public Transport

  • There are hired taxis.

Restaurants Near Kamakhya Temple

  • Kolkata Roll
  • Red Lobster

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  • Kamakhya Temple Address: Kamakhya, Guwahati, Assam 781010, India
  • Kamakhya Temple Contact Number: 0361-2734624
  • Kamakhya Temple Timing: 05:30 am - 05:30 pm
  • Kamakhya Temple Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Kamakhya Temple(preferred time): 08:00 am - 01:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Kamakhya Temple: 01:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Kamakhya Temple

  • 95% of people who visit Guwahati include Kamakhya Temple in their plan

  • 74.68% of people start their Kamakhya Temple visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Kamakhya Temple

Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Kamakhya Temple

People normally club together Pragjyotika and Bhubaneshwari Temple while planning their visit to Kamakhya Temple.

People also prefer to start their day with Kamakhya Temple.

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Kamakhya Temple, Guwahati Reviews

  • Very peaceful place and feeling of cosmic energy. Cleanliness and decoration of temple will observed everywhere. Night vision of temple is awesome. Hotels, folding & lodging are easily available at 10-20 Metre distance from the temple.

  • Well managed crowd in a queue but waiting time is much more than 3 hours. The temple is too much polluted with dirt. The temple has nice city view from above. The temple is surrounded by many restaurants, rest rooms & hotels so there's no need to worry if you're getting late or trouble finding a place to stay or eat. The Pandas Inside The Temple Will Force And Asks To donate Money to mata at different places. Overall The Temple Is Nice. Also You Can See Many Pigeons, Snakes & goats inside the temple.

  • Living here in Assam I've been reading about the great kamakhya temple since my childhood..in books in movies etc...I've always want to see the temple for real... finally I get a chance and visited the place with one of my best friend...and man the place is beautiful...the place is too crowded always ...if you want to go inside you have to wait in line for a minimum of 5 hours ...so go as early as possible...due to that sole reason I didn't go inside...explored only the outside...maybe another time...but the little time I spend there ...despite all the haziness and crowd..I still found some sort of peace... Its a good place that helps to feel the blessings of god..

  • Heavily crowded temple with people coming from all parts of the country to seek blessings of Goddess Kamakhya. The ordinary queue has a minimum wait time of 5 hours or more with people starting to queue up as early as 3am-4am. There's however another queue for which one needs to pay ₹501/- in case one needs to do it without standing in long queues and wait for hours. There's also a separate queue for Defence personnel which has a waiting time of hardly an hour.

  • A very beautiful temple and one of the biggest and most famous in North East India. Devotees from many parts of the country come here to offer prayers. It's in the top of a small mountain in guwahati. Cabs are readily available from the main city to the temple. The road to the temple has great views of the city from the top. Many people walk all the way to the temple from the main entrance in the city

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