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Dispur

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Dispur Tourism

Dispur is the beautiful capital of Assam packed with panoramic views, unique traditions and rich tribal culture. Declared as Assam's capital in 1973, the city houses some of the important buildings of the state like Assam Secretariat, State Emergency Operations Center and State Assemble House.

Dotted with several Hindu temples, one can witness the distinctive culture of the state. Dispur is also famous as a tea auction market and is situated on the outer skirts of Guwahati at a mere distance of about 10 kms. Enriched in flora and fauna and adorned with beautiful weather throughout the year, visit Dispur to for a perfect vacation.

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Dispur is the capital of Assam. It is located on the outskirts of Guwahati, a mere ten kilometres away. It has a population of about ten thousand. The Government of Assam sits at Dispur. Dispur is also notable for the Guwahati Tea Auction Centre, which holds an auction for many different varieties of tea here. The largest amount of CTC Tea auction in the world has been seen by the Guwahati Tea Auction Centre based in Dispur.

There are also several important government buildings like the Assam Secretariat, the Assam Assembly House, the State Emergency Operations Centre, the Northern Eastern Development Finance Corporation Ltd. and the NABARD Assam Regional Office. There are many places tourists can visit when in the Assam capital like the Assam State Museum, the Uma Nanda Temple, the Basistha Ashram, etc. Dispur is not only an important city for Assam but also has its value as a tourist attraction. A characteristic heritage and culture can be witnessed by those visiting Dispur.

Restaurants and Local Food in Dispur

Dispur is a busy city where travellers will find many dazzling restaurants, bars and pubs. From mouth watering street food to delicious Assamese cuisine, the city of Dispur serves almost all the cuisine along with alcohol.
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Suggested Itinerary for Dispur

Day 1 - Begin your expedition by visiting the Basistha Ashram. Next, you can visit the Shankardev Kalashetra, which is pretty close to the Ashram. Post lunch, you can visit the Uma Nanda Temple.
Day 2 - Spend the first half of your second day in the Regional Science Centre and Museum. Once you are done with lunch, visit the Navagraha Temple after which you can enjoy the evening cruise offered at the Brahmaputra river.

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FAQs on Dispur

What is famous about Dispur?

Ideal to escape the summer heat for a day or two.

What is not so good about Dispur?

May get crowded during high summers.

Who should visit Dispur?

Dispur is the perfect destination for a family vacation. It can be visited by people living in the Nothern and North-eastern part of the country. Also ideal for couples and solo travellers.

What is the best time to visit Dispur?

Dispur experiences warm summers while the winters in the city are quite cool. Occasional rainfall during the winter season brings down the temperature by few degrees. Monsoon beginning from the month of June brings along heavy rainfall and strong thunderstorm. Make sure to avoid travelling to the city during monsoon season. It is best to travel to Dispur between the months of November and March.
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What is the local food in Dispur?

Dispur is a busy city where travellers will find many dazzling restaurants, bars and pubs. From mouth watering street food to delicious Assamese cuisine, the city of Dispur serves almost all the cuisine along with alcohol.
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What is the best way to reach Dispur?

Dispur is well linked to other towns and cities through Guwahati. Air and rail services properly connect it though not independently. Dispur does not have its own airport or railway station.

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What are the things to do in Dispur?

The top things to do in Dispur are Sualkuchi, Navagraha Temple, Assam State Emporium, Kamakhya Temple, Guwahati Planetarium, Assam State Zoo and Botanical Gardens. You can see all the places to visit in Dispur here

What are the places near Dispur?

The top places near to Dispur are Shillong which is 63 km from Dispur, Guwahati which is located 5 km from Dispur, Hajo which is located 29 km from Dispur, Nongpoh which is located 28 km from Dispur, Sualkuchi which is located 22 km from Dispur

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Shreyas Kapoor 2 years ago
- Avoid travelling during monsoon season owing to heavy rainfall and strong thunderstorms.
- Winters are cold, so carry extra woolens.
- Make sure you have enough information beforehand of wherever you go sightseeing or have a guide with you.
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