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
  • 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.

Kamakhya Temple Travel Tips

  • 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

  • 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
  • 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

Kamakhya Temple Reviews & Ratings

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  • Hindu temple on the mountain. The way to reach here is nice view; you view see a landscape of Guwahati and village on the top of mountain. But think about whom is car sick, prepare the medicine is best way.

  • Loved it. It is one of the best temples. It is also one of the oldest temples. it is more than 800 years old or might be even older than 800 years. Very delicate and artistic designs are made on the walls.

  • Karnak Temple Big. Bold. Massively ambitious. This was Ancient Egypt’s grandest temple, covering over 2 sq km, large enough to contain 20 cathedrals. A forest of colossal papyrus-shaped columns in the main hall is most spectacular. Truly impressive 👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾

  • Spirituality and the presence of Goddess. No corruption. Loved it. Will go again. Line starts from 5 am . Darshan starts from 8am sharp.

  • The place is considered very sacred and it's really nice to visit but it takes a lot of patience and time to stay in queue and have a glimpse of inside view of temple. But you can pay ₹500 to have VIP access and reduce the waiting time for the same.

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