Navagraha Temple

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  • Address: Navagraha Road, Navagraha Hills, Guwahati, Assam 781003, India
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  • 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 - Review

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.

Navagraha 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.

Navagraha Temple Ticket Prices

  • Entry is free.

How To reach Navagraha Temple by Public Transport

  • There are hired taxi or autorickshaw.

Restaurants Near Navagraha Temple

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  • Khorika

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TripHobo Highlights for Navagraha Temple

  • Navagraha Temple Address: Navagraha Road, Navagraha Hills, Guwahati, Assam 781003, India
  • Navagraha Temple Timing: 06:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Navagraha Temple Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Navagraha Temple(preferred time): 10:00 am - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Navagraha Temple: 01:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Navagraha Temple

  • 93.59% of people who visit Guwahati include Navagraha Temple in their plan

  • 37.5% of people start their Navagraha Temple visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Navagraha Temple

Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday

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

People normally club together Umananda Temple and Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden while planning their visit to Navagraha Temple.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Navagraha Temple, Guwahati Reviews

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  • 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

  • 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.

  • Mesmerizing beauty. Away from the rush of city. Come and enjoy the sunset here

  • One of the oldest astrological place. There are Nine Plannets are together so the temple called as Nabagraha. Old name of the city Pragjyotishpur derived from the word Prak-Pre/past, Jyotish- astrology, pur-Nagar . Best time to visit - for Tourists - 6am to 6pm. Others- 7am to 4pm. Best day to visit - Tuesday and Saturday. Best month to visit - mid of February (13-16) Graha puja. Best place to visit with your friends and family. You can enjoy the viewings of whole city from the temple . you have to take care of your Bags and other things , because monkeys are all around. They might be attack you or bite your family members.so be careful and always try to maintain distance.

  • This is one of the most beautiful place I visited. I visited here when I was in Guwahati for 15 days tour. I love the way of the monk of this Temple talk very gently. It is a very peaceful place and this place shows the beauty of Assam. This place is not so big and not so small but I am sure if you visit hair you will enjoy the beauty of mountains and such a religious place.

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