Situated on top of the scenic Nilachal Hill is the sprawling complex of the much revered Bhuvaneswari Temple. Tourists and pilgrims travel long distances to visit this important place of worship for the followers of Hinduism. Bhuvaneswari temple is also noted for its panoramic views of the surroundings and city below. This ancient temple is dedicated to Goddess Bhuvaneswari and is one of the most important places of sightseeing in Guwahati. Located close to the Kamakhya temple (also located on the Nilachal Hills); this temple is dedicated to the “Goddess of strength”—Durga. Like the famous Kamakhya temple, Bhuvaneswari Temple is also an important venue for the Ambubachi fair and celebrates it on a large scale.
The tranquil surroundings of this beautiful temple inspire tourists to spend hours in its well maintained complex. The stunning views of the lush green valley are an important highlight of this temple. The spiritual atmosphere blends well with the mesmerizing natural beauty of the landscapes beyond—to make it a place worth your visit.