• Guwahati
  • Guwahati
  • Guwahati
  • Guwahati
  • Guwahati
  • Guwahati
  • Guwahati


Guwahati is not just Assam’s largest city that evolve from a haat (periodic market) of guwa (fermented areca nut), it is the Gateway to the Northeast for providing best connectivity to other state in the region. The origin of Guwahati could be traced to the ancient city of Pragjyotispur located in the same area as present day bustling city of over 1 million. Several temples of the medieval age dot the city landscape. Of these, the Kamakhya Temple is renowned as one of the most important  Shakti Peeth sites of the country. Millions of devotees visit the temple through out the year. The famous Ambubachi Mela takes place every year during month of June in the Kamakhya Temple.

Guwahati and its adjoining areas provide myriad attractions for the tourist. It has 11 forest reserves, several wetlands including Deepor Beel, a Ramsar Site and hill ranges. Guwahati is also famous for its excavated Archaeological  site at Ambari in the heart of the city. Several parks and ponds dot Guwahati. Guwahati is also a haven for the food aficionado with restaurants and eating joints offering a variety of cuisines.  Among the other notable attractions of the city are the Sankardeva Kalakshetra, State Zoo and Botanical Garden, State Museum etc. Guwahati has also several luxury boats and water vessels that provide cruises on the Brahmaputra.

Contact Person

Shri Biswajit Pegu, IAS
Deputy Commissioner, Kamrup Metro
O/o Deputy Commissioner, Kamrup Metro, MG Road, Pan Bazaar, Guwahati, Assam 781001
Phone Number: 0361- 2540149
Email: dc[dash]kamrupmetro[at]nic[dot]in




Nearest Airport - Lokopriyo Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport (20 Km away)
Nearest Railway Station - Guwahati Railway Station, Kamakhya Railway Station (1 Km away)


Min. +8° celsius
Max. +38° celsius


Several Star and Budget hotels are available.

Medical Services

Specialty hospitals are available.

Guwahati Map Location