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Sivasagar Tourist Guide – Highest Shiva Temple in India

Sivasagar Tourist Guide – Highest Shiva Temple in India

Sivasagar Tourist Guide – Highest Shiva Temple in India
  • Package Prices
    Starting From INR 8800/-(2 night 3 days)With Majuli,,jorhat Full sight seeing
  • Location: Assam,India -785640
  • Altitude: 95 m
  • Longitude: 94.6425° E
  • Latitude: 26.9826° N
  • Nearest Airport: Jorhat airport
  • Nearest Train Station: Simaluguri Railway Station
  • How to reach: By Flight: The nearest airport, Jorhat it is only 55 km away. You can hire car/taxi from jorhat to reach Sivasagar. By Bus: Bus services are available from Guwahati and other important towns. The highway traverses the entire width of Assam and covers places like Guwahati, Nagaon, Jorhat, Sibsagar, Dinjan, Dibrugarh and Tinsukia. ASTC or the Assam State Transport Corporation provides regular bus services to Sibsagar. By Train: The nearest railhead, Simaluguri is 16 km away.
  • Season to Visit: Best time to visit Sibsagar is from October to February. The summer months of March to June are quite hot and dry as the temperature range from 25 degree C to 38 degree C.

Sivasagar Tourist Guide – Highest Shiva Temple in India

 

Sivasagar Tourist Guide: Overview

Sibsagar an historical city which is a town in Upper Assam, about 360 kilometres north east of Guwahati. Sibsagar was the capital of the mighty Ahoms, who ruled Assam for more than six hundred years before the advent of the British. The most remarkable landscape of the town is the 200 year old Sibsagar tank. The town which literally means 'the ocean of Lord Shiva', is strewn with the tell-tale ruins of a powerful empire. On its banks are three significant temples - Shivadol, Vishnudol and Devidol. Modern Sibsagar is a fast developing urban settlement. It is the headquarters of the district Sibsagar, a leading tea and oil producing centre. The Shivadol is believed to be the highest Siva Temple in India, having a height of 104 feet and the perimeter 195 feet. The tank is situated in the heart of the town but the water level is above the level of the town. Today Sibsagar is a fast developing town in commercial, industrial and educational activities.

 

Sivasagar Historical Places

 

What is unique in Sivasagar and why?

Sivasagar is historical city famous for a cluster of Maidams, the Ahom age tumuli. Sukapha the first Ahom king constructed his capital at Charaideo in 1253.  It is also known as land of highest shiva temple in India.

 

 

Hotels in Sivasagar

Standard Hotel: Hotel Piccolo: TA Rank (3.5) - Certificate of Excellence

Deluxe Hotel: Hotel Holiday Palace: TA Rank (3.5) - Certificate of Excellence

 

Food of Sibsagar

Foods of Sibsagar like any other part of the state is a breather from typical spices and elaborate cooking and are flavored with herbs which are indigenous to the region. One can find here the popular items of the state's menu such as Khar, Tenga, Pokori, Poitabhat, Pitika, Laksa as well as a number of snacks to go with the finest of Teas that the area offers

 

 

By Train: The nearest railhead, Simaluguri is 16 km away.

 

Best time to visit Sivasagar

Best time to visit Sibsagar is from October to February. The summer months of March to June are quite hot and dry as the temperature range from 25 degree C to 38 degree C.

 

Assam Culture

The culture of Assam is traditionally a hybrid one, developed due to cultural assimilation of different ethno-cultural groups under various politico-economic systems in different periods of history. The term can also be used to describe the indigenous or long-settled inhabitants of this northeastern state. The language of the native people of Assam is called Assamese. The state has the largest number of tribes within their variety in tradition, culture, dresses, and exotic way of life.

 

FAQ - What is where...?

What to buy and shop in "Sivasagar

Stone Jewelry

 

Where to buy & shop for souvenirs tourist items in "Sivasagar"

Main market in Sivasagar

 

Where to buy & shop for clothes in "Sivasagar"

Main Market

 

Where to have best food in "Sivasagar"

Hotel Piccolo

 

Where to stay in "Sivasagar"

Sivasagar offers good and comfort stay facility, we suggested all three category of hotels which you like to stay

Standard Hotel: Hotel Piccolo: TA Rank (3.5) - Certificate of Excellence

Deluxe Hotel: Hotel Holiday Palace: TA Rank (3.5) - Certificate of Excellence

 

Where to drink in "Sivasagar"

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Best Bars in "Sivasagar

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Where to eat fast food "Sivasagar"

MFC Restaurant

 

Where to eat Lunch & Dinner" Sivasagar"

Hotel Piccolo

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