Kamakhya Temple

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  • Address: Kamakhya, Guwahati, Assam 781010, India
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  • 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 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.

  • 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.

  • There are hired taxis.

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

  • 67.42% 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.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • Located at very very beautiful place. The Temple is awesome. Only the guide there are not good, if you say them that you don't need them then they will behave very disrespectful to you.

  • Peaceful temple, nice location but the queue management is very poor. Persons buying 500 Rupees ticket and defense personal are allowed to access the vip queue whereas a normal guy had to take the general queue. Entry in the VIP queue is very fast compared to the general queue. It seems very unfair.

  • It was a very good temple but we had to wait for a long time. Also I am sorry to say but the priests were a bit mental. They were pushing us like anything.

  • Ancient temple with glorious history. Peace of mind. A place where you wait for many hours to see goddess kamakhya but did not feel tired. The place where you want to go again and again.

  • It's an amazing temple but free queue can take 5 hours. Temple is closed from 1 to 2. Suggest to but rupees 501 ticket if you can afford, it's far more convenient. Pandas often want money else you can't do puja properly. It's got a small museum too

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