Places To Visit In Hajo

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1. Hajo Powa Mecca

Hajo Powa Mecca
Must visit 3.6 /5

2 km
from city center
1 out of 5
places to visit in Hajo

The word 'Powa' means 1/4th and hence, Powa Mecca figuratively refers to having some of the sanctity of Mecca. The tomb of Pir Giasuddin Auliya, a pioneer of Islam is located here.

2. Hayagriva Madhava Temple

Hayagriva Madhava Temple
3.2 /5

1 km
from city center
2 out of 5
places to visit in Hajo

This temple has an idol of Lord Vishnu that is similar to the idol of Lord Jagannath in Puri. Also, it is believed that Lord Buddha is believed to have attained Nirvana at this religious site and hence this site is visited by numerous Buddhists, Bhutiyas and Hindus.

3. Kedareswar Temple

Kedareswar Temple
3.2 /5

2 km
from city center
3 out of 5
places to visit in Hajo

Located atop the Madanachala Hill in Hajo, this Shiva temple is regarded as one of the oldest temples in the Indian subcontinent. This temple enshrines a huge Shivalinga, made of stone, which is popularly known as the Svayambhu Linga.

4. Kamesware Temple

Kamesware Temple
3.2 /5

2 km
from city center
4 out of 5
places to visit in Hajo

The Kamesware Temple is an ancient temple, built in the 18th century by the Ahom king Pramatta Singha. Quite later after its construction, it was turned into a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The shivlinga here resembles that in Kedarnath.

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5. Deva Bhavana

Deva Bhavana
3.2 /5

13 km
from city center
5 out of 5
places to visit in Hajo

One of the popular temples of Hajo, according to a legend, this place was once the meeting point of all deities.

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Can you suggest an itinerary for Hajo?

You can reach Hajo early morning and start your journey to Hayagriva Madhava Temple, a Vishnu temple which holds important to Hindu and Buddist religion, alike. You can spend quality time here by exploring the temple while listening to mythological and historical stories of the temple. After having a meal, you can head off to Powa Mecca, the Muslim shrine. You will get to hear fascinating stories about its history and making. Later, you may visit the Shiv temple, Kedareswara Temple which is believed to be amongst the oldest temples in the Indian subcontinent.
After a holy exploration of Hajo, you can visit marketplaces here. You can buy bell metal and brass household items as Hajo is known throughout Asia for its bell metal industry. Also, Hajo being the largest silk producer in Assam, you can find a variety of good quality silk and it is not something to miss out on.

How can I commute within Hajo?

Rickshaws and cabs are the main ways to travel in Hajo.
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