Umananda Temple

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  • Address: Guwahati, Assam, India
  • Timings: 05:30 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: 91361-2547102
  • Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids

Umananda Temple is a Shiva Temple built in Guwahati in 1594, by the Ahom King of Assam. Located on the Peacock Island in the centre of river Brahmaputra, this alluring abode of lord Shiva is one of the finest of its kind and is a favourite destination for worshippers and believers.

An enjoyable ferry ride will take you to this temple and the structure of the temple is a beauty in itself. The inherited rock-cut figures inhabiting the structure are a unique example of Assamese craftsmanship. The representation of Shiva, Surya, Ganesh, Devi and 10 avatars of Lord Vishnu are worth observing. The main shrine can be reached by a flight of steps and the temple is worth a visit when in Guwahati.

Umananda 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.
  • The Siva Chaturdasi is a festival celebrated in the temple annually which is worth catching up.
  • Ferry services are available.

How to Reach Umananda Temple

  • There are ferry services from kachari ghat.

  • Momo Ghar

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  • Umananda Temple Address: Guwahati, Assam, India
  • Umananda Temple Contact Number: 91361-2547102
  • Umananda Temple Timing: 05:30 am - 06:00 pm
  • Best time to visit Umananda Temple(preferred time): 09:00 am - 01:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Umananda Temple: 04:00 Hrs
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  • 78.4% of people who visit Guwahati include Umananda Temple in their plan

  • 54.81% of people start their Umananda Temple visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 4 Hrs to see Umananda Temple

Tuesday, Friday and Saturday

50.98% of people prefer walking in order to reach Umananda Temple

People normally club together Assam State Museum and Sunflower while planning their visit to Umananda Temple.

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

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  • Boat time tebal

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  • What is the fee for private boats to temple??

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    • Do private boats makes a tour of island?? Or only the gov. Boat?? What does it do just pick up and drop to temple?? That's it??

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    • Government ferry is cheap, around INR 20. Private ferry varies from INR 100 to INR 200 per person depending on the availability and number of passengers

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