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Manas National Park
The foothills of the Bhutanese Himalaya surround the Manas National Park . It is well known for its majestic tigers and the golden leaf monkey. Named after the Manas River , which separates Bhutan from India , the park has dense deciduous forests spread over an area of 2840 sq km.
Dibru Saikhowa National Park
This national park is declared as the largest national park of Assam , spread over an area of 650 sq. km. It lies at about 13 kms north of Tinsukia town and about 515 kms from Guwahati and is bounded by the Brahmaputra River and Arunachal hills in the north and Dibru and Patkai hills on the south.
Kamakhya is located on a hill - Neelachala Parvat or Kamagiri near the city of Guwahati in Assam . Shakti, residing on the Kamagiri hill is known as Kamakhya, the granter of desires. Assam traditionally has been known as the Kamarupa Desa. Devotees from all over India visits on this holy place during Ambubachi and Manasha Puja. This temple is known as the greatest shrine of Tantric Shaktism.
Located 32 kms. From Guwahati on the north bank of the Brahmaputra , it is a place where three religions meet - Hinduism, Islam and Buddhism.
It has a large number of temples, the chief among them being Hayagriva-Madhab Temple . There is a belief that this temple contains the relic of Lord Buddha, while a section of the Buddhist holds that Lord Buddha attained nirvana here. Large number of Bhutanese visits this temple every year during the winter season. Manikoota or Hajo has been a center of worship for both Hindus and Buddhists. While Buddhists regard the image of worship as that of Buddha, the Hindus regard it as that of Vishnu as Narasimha. Hajo is also famous for the brass materials.
Assam is famous for Majuli, the world's largest river island. Majuli situated in the midst of river Brahmaputra , is the center of Vishnava culture.
The total area of Majuli has been steadily decreasing due to strong erosion of the river Brahmaputra . The area of the island has reduced from 2,82,165 acres in 1853 to less than 886 sq. kms today.
There are over fifteen Vaishnava monasteries or satras on Majuli. The major satras are Kamalabari, Natun Kamalabari, Auniati, Garmur, Samoguri, Dakhinpat and Bengenaati. These satras are regarded as the main centers for Assamese art, music, dance, drama, handicrafts, literature and religion etc. Auniati is famous for its considerable collection of Assamese old utensils, jewellery and handicrafts..
Srimanta Sankardeva Kalakshetra
Named after the greatest Vaishnava saint and the greatest integrator of the Assamese society Srimanta Sankardeva, the Kalakshetra is a multi-Arts complex. It houses a Central Museum where cultural objects and day-to-day articles used by different ethnic groups will be preserved and exhibited, an Open Air Theatre with 2000 capacity to hold folk festivals and to present traditional dance and drama of the State, an Artists' Village which offers the visitors and the residents an atmosphere of the village of Assam, the Sahitya Bhavan which is a library of rare books and manuscripts, the Lalit-Kala Bhavan which has sufficient space for exhibition, art and sculpture workshops, and a Heritage Park. The Kalakshetra has been chosen as the venue for many cultural activities.