Navagraha TempleCurrently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
- Address: Navagraha Road, Navagraha Hills, Guwahati, Assam 781003, India
- Timings: 06:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids, Architecture
Navagraha Temple or the temple of the nine celestial bodies is located in the south eastern part of Guwahati in Assam, on a hill by name Chitrachal. As the name indicates, Navagraha Temple is dedicated to the nine planets in the solar system. Navagraha Temple at Guwahati Assam is a centre of astrological and astronomical research. The Navagraha temple as it stands today was built by the ruler Rajeswar Singh in late 18th century AD.
In Navagraha Temple Enshrined nine Shivalingams, representing the nine Celestial bodies, each covered with a colored garment symbolic of each of the celestial bodies. The nine planetary gods, namely area - Surya (Sun), Chandra (Moon), Mangala (Mars), Budha (Mercury), Brihaspati (Jupiter), Sukra (Venus), Sani (Saturn), Ketu and Rahu. The best time to visit this temple is in the months of November to March.
- 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.
- Entry is free.
- There are hired taxi or autorickshaw.
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92.58% of people who visit Guwahati include Navagraha Temple in their plan
2 PM - 3 PM
37.5% of people start their Navagraha Temple visit around 2 PM - 3 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Navagraha Temple
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Navagraha Temple
There is a fairly clean temple and everything here is very good. The priests here are very nice that you will not get money. Whenever you get an opportunity to come here you can feel assured that there are many temples in Guwahati but it is one of them The temple is worshiped here, the Navagraha is worshiped there and lots
Navagraha temple and a peaceful place situated at the top of a mountain. The view from this place is beautiful
Temple of the seven planets, Yes it is! If science did discover the solar system long ago, this temple has been for the worshippers no less than those era. Come and find the temple’s mythological blend with astrology and astronomy. 500 metres away from the city rush with 100m elevation approx., nice viewpoint. Recommended for an early morning walk.
Crowded at times but not mostly, behold to see the the whole of Guwahati area and after the flag was put up it looks really good at look it from up here... Place is clean with lots of monkeys, so stay alert with the prasad😉... Its just beautiful,your never getting bored of this place
Mesmerizing beauty. Away from the rush of city. Come and enjoy the sunset here