Temple Details

Lankeshwar Temple   Bojhar


About Lankeshwar Temple

Lankeshwar Temple is an ancient Shiva temple on top of a hillock in the western part of the Guwahati city near Gauhati University campus. The Lankeshwar Temple of Assam is an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is placed atop a hill amidst a picturesque location. Lankeshwar is one of the many forms of Lord Shiva. The followers of Lord Shiva considered the temple as one of the most sacred ones. Devotees all around the year visit this temple and seek divine blessings.

The Lankeshwar Temple in Guwahati is not only popular with the religiously inclined people but with the general tourists also. Most common visitors are amongst the couples of Guwahati city, students of Gauhati University, and that of Assam Engineering College. The wonderful location of the temple is a major reason for this. Since it is situated in a convenient location in the city, it is very easily accessible. Guwahati City Bus Number 6 provides with direct public transportation. This is an added advantage for the place and one of the reasons behind its popularity. Moreover, the temple is believed to be very sacred to the pilgrims who visit here.

By Air: Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, also known as Guwahati International Airport, is the major airport in all of North East India. The airport is well-connected with all the major cities of Indian and a few select international cities like Bangkok and Paro. The airport is about 20 kilometres west of the city centre. From the airport, you can book a taxi/cab or board a bus to get to the city centre or to your hotel.

By Helicopter:  Pawan Hans, a helicopter service provider, provides helicopter services from Guwahati to Shillong (30 min), Tura (50 min), Naharlagun (Itanagar), Tawang (75 min) and vice versa.

By Rail: Guwahati Junction is the major railway station of Guwahati. Kamakhya Junction is the second-largest station in the city. Guwahati is well connected with all the major cities of the country through rails. From the railway station, you can hire a cab/taxi or board a local bus to get to the city centre or to your hotel.

By Road: Guwahati is very well connected with the adjoining cities and states through bus service. The three nodal points of Adabari, Paltan Bazar and ISBT Guwahati, provide bus services to towns and cities in Assam and adjoining states.

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