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Famous for its culture, mosques, tombs, gardens and most importantly - its tea plantations, Jorhat is also known as the tea capital of India.
The beautiful, commercial, cultural and artistic city of Jorhat is the second largest inÊAssam. Tea plantation is the main agricultural activity of the city which also takes shape of a tourist attraction given its simple natural charm. There are as many as 135 tea gardens in Jorhat. Jorhat's rich culture and heritage combined with the numerous places to see makes it a major tourist attraction. Thengal Bhawan, Raja Maidam, Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary and Dhekiakhowa Bornamghar are some of the major places of interest here. The Dhekiakhowa Bornamghar is the oldest and the most famous place of worship in Assam, which attracts a lot of tourists every year. The river island ofÊMajuli, which is world's largest river island is just 20 km away from this town and it can be accessed by ferries from Nimati Ghat.
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Beautiful tea gardens. Pleasant weather in winters. Assamese are known for their kind and loving nature.
Hot and humid summers. You might face problem in understanding the language.
Perfect for those who want to know the gist of Assam and its culture. Great for nature lovers. Since Jorhat has wildlife sanctuaries, it is also good for wildlife lovers.