Umananda Temple, Guwahati

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Umananda Temple, Guwahati - Address, Phone Number

Address: Guwahati, Assam

Phone: 91361-2547102

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Time Required: 04:00 Hrs

Timings: 05:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

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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 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.
  • 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 by Public Transport

  • There are ferry services from kachari ghat.

Restaurants Near Umananda Temple

  • Momo Ghar

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  • This is famous temple named after Parvati as history tells us it was built by Lord Shiva for happiness of Parvati. Many no of tourists visits this temple as it is an upscale temple and also in between water. ⛵ service is provided for visiting this place till 4 pm in evening. It's a holy place and must be visited when someone is exploring north east. You will find inner peace if you sit for a while and great ambience and positive atmosphere.

  • A must visit place in Guwahati. The boat ride to the island itself is a beautiful experience and once there, you can visit the temple and also get to see the monkeys that reside on the island. They are very beautiful with bushy tails. The last government ferry leaves for the island at 4 pm.

  • Umananda Temple. It is a Lord Siva Temple situated on umananda island in Brahmaputra. Nice place for tourism. Very good natural scenery.

  • The Smallest river island of the world with a temple of Lord Shiva. It is in the Brahmaputra River. Maintenance of the temple is good. A place of attraction for the tourist.

  • Stunning beauty and attraction of Guwahati city. Visit to this world smallest river island is worthy and memorable for all.

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