The 'Gateway to the North-East India', Guwahati is also known as 'Pragjyotishpura' or 'Gauhati'. The capital city of the state of Assam, this commercial centre of the North-East boasts of its natural beauty, splendours and much more.
One of the busiest cities in the country, Guwahati also offers a stunning range of tourist places across its length and breadth. While one can take a magical boat ride along the mighty Brahmaputra, one can also witness the electric charm that cuddles the city's evenings. While the Mahamaya Temple situated atop a small hill incites a sense of spirituality among the visitors, the State Zoo showcases the natural and wildlife resources of Assam.
Among other tourist places in Guwahati, the Peacock Island which lies within the Brahmaputra,
Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra, Noonmati, Nehru Park, Basishta Mandir are some of the must-visit places. For more of these places, let's stroll around a detailed list of the best tourist places in Guwahati: