One of the historical city of Assam, Tezpur, which means city of blood. This has dates back to many centuries and myths from which the city gets it name from.It is on the north bank of the Brahmaputra. Tezpur, the fifth largest city of the state of Assam Called as the ‘Cultural Capital of Assam‘.Sonitpur district, Tezpur is the headquarters, has 73 tea gardens, which includes the biggest tea garden in the world. This place consists of many tourists place. The climate is mild which makes your visit quite pleasant. Lets check where we can spend our time in this historic city.
Kalia Bhumura setu.
This concrete bridge runs over River Brahmaputra which connects Sonitpur and Nagaon districts. The 3015-meter long bridge and it tooked 6 years to be completed. The work started in the year 1981 and completed in 1987. The bridge was named after Ahom General Kalia Bhomora Phukan.
Popularly known as Cole Park, Chitralekha Udyan is one of the famous tourist destinations . Established in 1906 and later renovated in the year 1996. The park is set in a stunning eye-catching landscape with many hillocks and lakes which adds more beauty to the place Rowing and paddling, water sports are available in the lakes in the park. The important attractions of the park include two huge decorated stone pillars and sculptural ruins of Bamuni hills belonging to the 9th and 10th centuries.
Agnigarh refers to fire fort,is the big fortress on hilltop. It was constructed to isolate King Bana’s daughter Usha, from Lord Krishna’s grandson Anirudha. As it was surrounded by fire on all sides, it was named Agnigarh. You need to climb the circular staircase. From the hilltop, you could have the whole view of Tezpur and the River Brahmaputra.
This refers to lotus pond which has a scenic lake with an island in it. One of the attractions of the park is the toy train. The water sports available here include rowing and paddling. An iron bridge connects the park to the main land. Every family almost spends their time here.
This is the largest tourist attractions of tezpur. It is a shiv temple and the largest which attracts many devotees from near and far. During shiv ratri you have a huge celebration set up. It is always filled with numbers of devotees on Mondays.
Apart from these there are a lot more to add on to this list, Ouguri hills, Bamuni hills, Nameri national park, Burhachapori, District library, Bhairabi temple, and more.
This place has most of the cultural hub and historical importance. Hub of notable persons like Dr. Bhupen hazarika, Jyoti prasad Agarwala and Bishnu prasad.