Top Religious Places in North East India

Here is the list of 15 Top Religious Places in North East India

1. Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh - The birthplace of Dalai Lama

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Known For : Sela Pass Tawang Monastery Madhuri Lake

Located at a height of about 3048m, is known for many important and beautiful monasteries and is famous as the birth place of Dalai Lama.

Best Time: September to March

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2. Sualkuchi, Assam

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Known For : Shopping in Sualkuchi Hatisatra Sidheswar Devalaya

Sualkuchi is a small sleepy village that displays the culture and traditions of Assam in its best form. The weaving village is however, best known for its skills and craftsmanship for producing one of the best kinds of silk in the state and thus earning its self a nickname of 'Manchester of East'.

Best Time: November to March

3. Bomdila, Arunachal Pradesh - Himalaya's Veranda

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Known For : Bomdila Monastery Apple Orchards Bomdila View Point

With majestic Himalayas bestowing their shadow, the beautiful town of Bomdila will offer you all an area in this terrain should.

Best Time: April to October

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4. Guwahati, Assam - The gateway to the North-East

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Known For : Umananda Temple Kamakhya Temple Assam State Museum

A sprawling city located beside the mighty Brahmaputra, Guwahati is the epitome of an amalgamation of ancient history and modernization. The largest city in all of Assam, Guwahati stands as the gateway to the Seven Sisters of North East India. A city shaped by time itself, Guwahati is home to age-old temples that take you centuries back to the pages of ancient history, but it also boasts of a cutthroat lifestyle and an electric nightlife, keeping up with the modern era of urbanisation and commercialization. The gushing Brahmaputra river carries with it untold tales from thousands of years past, and the peaceful ambience lingering in the city despite its modern lifestyle is one of the main reasons you should visit Guwahati if only to get a slice-of-life experience of the vivacious juxtaposition of the old and the new.

Best Time: October to Apr

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5. Hajo, Assam - An ancient pilgrimage for all

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Known For : Hajo Powa Mecca Hayagriva Madhava Temple Kedareswar Temple

The ancient pilgrim centre of Hajo finds it uniqueness in being an attraction for three religions - Hindu, Muslims and Buddhists.

Best Time: July to March

6. Goalpara, Assam - A blend of natural and spiritual abundance

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Known For : Surya Pahar Manas National Park Tukeswari

Assam is considered one of the top tourist spots in all of India, thanks to its stunning landscape, picturesque hill towns and all around ataraxy. One such hidden gem of the state is the district of Goalpara. Goalpara not only gives you a let-out from the regular monotony of life with its natural wilderness, but it is also a popular pilgrimage place owing to its umpteen number of temples and rich culture. Stupas and monuments are the key highlights here. The place also offers myriad trekking, rock climbing and other adventure activities.

Best Time: October to May

7. Gangtok, Sikkim - The Gateway to Sikkim

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Known For : Nathu La Pass MG Road, Gangtok Rumtek Monastery

Extremely alluring, pleasantly boisterous and wreathed in clouds - Gangtok, the capital city of the Sikkim can also give you a spectacular view of Mt. Kanchenjunga, at a distant skyline. The pristine hill station nestled in mountains and clouds is also a base for a whole lot of trekkers to the Himalayan mountain ranges. The mesmerising prismatic beauty and the beautiful winding hill roads are even more breathtaking if seen from a bird’s eye view in a cable car.

Best Time: Throughout the year

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8. Hailakandi, Assam

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Known For : Shopping in Hailakandi Siddyashar Bari Sibmandir Pach Pirr Mukam

Hailakandi is a beautiful destination nestled in the heart of Barak Valley of Assam. It is a town with several legends attached to it and serves as a melting pot of various cultures and traditions, all existing at one place in great harmony with each other.

Best Time: October to March

9. North Sikkim, Sikkim

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Known For : Gurudongmar Lake Lachung Yumthang Valley

One of the most uninhabited areas of the country, yet extremely beautiful and charming, North Sikkim shares its boundary with China and Nepal.

Best Time: April to June, October to December

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10. Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh

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Known For : Ganga Lake Ita Fort Namdapha National Park

With the snow capped Himalayas towering on the northern end and the fertile Brahmaputra river plains on the southern, Itanagar is a natural paradise.

Best Time: October to Apr

11. Marigaon, Assam

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Known For : Sitajakhala Sivakunda Kachasila Hill

Marigaon is a place packed with many surprise elements for tourists to explore. Enriched with strong history, fascinating legends and unique traditions and culture, the town is like a box of surprises, waiting to be opened.

Best Time: November to February

12. Agartala, Tripura - Gateway to Tripuran Heritage

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Known For : Ujjayanta Palace Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary Chittangong Hills

Home to the Manikya Kings in the past, Agartala is the perfect mix of natural beauty combined with diverse and rich culture.

Best Time: Throughout the year

13. Kailashahar, Tripura - A subtle royal history

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Known For : Lakhi Narayan Bari Chouddo Devotar Mandir Tea Estates

A well liked tourist town near Agartala, Kailashahar was once the capital of Tripuran kingdom and evidence of its royal history can be still seen here.

Best Time: October to June

14. South Sikkim, Sikkim

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Known For : Namchi Ravangla Borong

Surrounded by beautiful forests and majestic hills, South Sikkim is the perfect vacation spot for someone looking for a retreat in the midst of nature in its most natural form.

Best Time: April to June, October to December

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15. West Sikkim, Sikkim - The base of Kangchenjunga

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Known For : Pelling Geyzing Pemayangtse Monastery

West Sikkim, located at the foothills of Mount Kanchenjunga, offers one of the best views of Southeast face of Mt. Kangchenjunga.

Best Time: April to June, October to December

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