About Umananda TempleWith Lord Shiva as the main deity, Umananda Temple is a serene getaway for nature lovers in Guwahati. Perchet atop the mountain Bhasmakuta and surrounded by the gurgling waters of River Brahmaputra, Umananda Temple was built in 1694 AD by King Gadadhar Singh.
It is believed that Lord Shiva lived here as Bhayananda and burned Kamadeva into ashes when he became a hindrance while Lord Shiva was meditating. With breathtaking surroundings, Umananda Temple is an idyllic retreat to enjoy the natural scenery of this beautiful riverine island and take home a tranquil memory of your vacation in Guwahati. A perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, Umananda Temple is a great place to enjoy some solitude and bask in the luxury of nature.
Location: Umananda Temple, Peacock Island, North Guwahati, Guwahati
Timings (If Applicable): 5:30 am to 6:00 pm
Entry Fee/charges (If Applicable): Free Entry
Distance from Guwahati Bus Stand: 121 kilometres