Here are the top 11 tourist attractions to see in Goalpara:

1. Surya Pahar

Must visit 3.4 /5 View 14+ photos

11 km
from city center
1 out of 11
places to visit in Goalpara

Ancient sculptures and remnants of temples can be found here scattered all over the area. Various Shivalingas have also been excavated here. The Sun God is worshipped in Assam, and sure enough, a temple dedicated to him can also be found here.

2. Manas National Park

Must visit 3.4 /5

93 km
from city center
2 out of 11
places to visit in Goalpara

This park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is nestled in the foot hills of the Himalayas and is home to a number of animal species including the lispid hares, pygmy dogs, etc.

3. Tukeswari

3.1 /5

12 km
from city center
3 out of 11
places to visit in Goalpara

Around 15km from Goalpara on Highway 37 is the popular religious spot of Tukeswari. According to legends, a portion of Goddess Sati fell at this site. The Tukeswari temple is situated atop the Tukeswari Hill where there is also a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.

4. Kokrajhar

3.6 /5

44 km
from city center
4 out of 11
places to visit in Goalpara

Located along the bank of Gourang River,Kokrajhar is a town in the Bodoland Territorial Council of Assam. Places such as the Chakrashila Wildlife Sanctuary and the Dhubri Forests give this town a bounty of natural beauty. The Kali Mandir and Hanuman Mandir also attract visitors and locals both.

5. Nagaon

3.6 /5 View 6+ photos

208 km
from city center
5 out of 11
places to visit in Goalpara

Nagaon, previously known as Nowgong, is a city and a municipal board in Nagaon district in the Indian state of Assam, situated 120 kms east of Guwahati. The Kolong River, a tributary of the Brahmaputra River, flows through Nagaon. Nagaon houses the Kaziranga National Park, which is known all over the world for successful conservation of the Great One Horned Rhinoceros.

6. Nandeswar Devalaya

3.1 /5

21 km
from city center
6 out of 11
places to visit in Goalpara

One of the most ancient shrines of the region, it stands atop the Nandeswar hill alongside river Dudhnoi. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiv and comes in major limelight during the festivals of Shivratri, Dol Jatra and Durga Pooja when numerous devotees come here and celebrate.

7. Joybhum Kamakhya Temple

3.1 /5

27 km
from city center
7 out of 11
places to visit in Goalpara

One of the 51 'Shakti Sthals' of Hindu religion, the Sri Sri Joybhum Kamakhya Temple is a major one nestled in the bank of River Brahmaputra, located at a distance of around 50 km. from Goalpara Town.

8. Buraburi Than

3.1 /5

10 km
from city center
8 out of 11
places to visit in Goalpara

An important religious site on the banks of Brahmaputra, this place represents national integrity since people from different religions take part in the various religious functions.

9. Shyamrai Satra

3.1 /5

1 km
from city center
9 out of 11
places to visit in Goalpara

The hub of Vaishnavite culture and religion, the Shyamrai Satra was established in the heart of the town of Goalpara. The Asthi of Sri Manta Sankardeva has been preserved by the Satra authority.

10. Dadan Hills

3.1 /5

10 km
from city center
10 out of 11
places to visit in Goalpara

The temple of Shiva was set up by Dadan, one of the Generals of King Bana of Sonitpur. One of the many legends that surround this temple suggest that a wild elephant was killed by this General at the foothill of Dadan.

11. Barpeta

3.1 /5

42 km
from city center
11 out of 11
places to visit in Goalpara

The small town of Barpeta, is nearly a one hour drive from Goalpara and is a popular tourist destination. Various historical sites of religious significance can be found here.

FAQs on Goalpara

What are the top sightseeing places in Goalpara?

The top sightseeing places in Goalpara are Surya Pahar, Manas National Park, Tukeswari, Kokrajhar, Nagaon, Nandeswar Devalaya.

How can I commute within Goalpara?

You can find cabs, buses and rickshaws in Goalpara.
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Can you suggest an itinerary for Goalpara?

Day 1: Reach Goalpara by morning and check into your hotel. After relaxing for a while, you can start your trip by visiting Surya Pahar. Then, you can head out to Tukeswari Temple. Both these places are located at a distance of around 15 km. So, exploring these places will take around five hours. Have lunch and go to Barpeta. It is just one hour drive from Goalpara.

Day 2: Start your day early in the morning to visit Kokrajhar. It is a small town and has many interesting places like temples and sanctuaries. If you manage to come back by evening, then you can head out to Nandeswar Devalaya.

Day 3: Get ready for an exciting trip to Manas National Park. Enjoy seeing the different kinds of flora and fauna. Then, you can visit the famous Dadan hills or if you want to visit some more religious places, Goalpara has many temples to offer you like Shyamrai Satra and Joybhum Kamakhya Temple.
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