Chakrasila Wildlife Sanctuary - Things to Know Before Visiting
Chakrashila Hill, Assam 783325, India
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About Chakrasila Wildlife Sanctuary
Chakrasila wildlife sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary falling under Dhubri and Kokrajhar districts of Assam, India. It is famous for the golden langur and is the second protected habitat for golden langur in India.
Attractions Near Chakrasila Wildlife Sanctuary
Gurdwara Sri Guru tegh Bahadur Sahib is the Gurdwara of Sikhs in Dhubri town on the bank of the Brahmaputra River in Assam, India. The first Sikh guru, Guru Nanak Dev, visited this place in 1505 AD and met Srimanta Sankardeva on his way when he traveled from Dhaka to Assam. Later, the 9th Guru Teg Bahadur came to this place and established this Gurdwara during the 17th century.
This is an indoor stadium located in the Bongaigaon district of Assam state.
Bagheshwari Temple is one of the oldest temples of Assam. According to Hindu mythology, this is the place where 'Devi Durga's' Trishul fell down when her body was cut into pieces by God Vishnu, just after 'Dakhshya Yagya'.
Koya Kujia is one of the most renowned eco-tourism spots in Abhayapuri of Bongaigaon district of Assam. It is situated near Abhaypuri, is about 15 km away from the city of Bongaigaon. Promoted by Government of Assam, this beel is also a popular picnic spot and the lake premises are heaven for migratory birds that fly down during the winter season. This is a beautiful lake with a number of small islands with abundance of flora and fauna. Bird watching is the most sought after activity here.
The historic Panbari Mosque or Rangamati Mosque is a famous mosque in northeast India and is considered to be the oldest mosque in the Indian state of Assam. The mosque is situated on the National Highway 17, near Panbari and Rangamati, about 25 km east from Dhubri town. This 15th/16th century three-domed mosque also presents an excellent example of great architectural achievements of the Sultanate of Bengal.
Sri surya pahar is a significant but relatively unknown archaeological site in Assam. The site is a hilly terrain where several rock-cut Shivalingas, votive stupas and the deities of Hindu, Buddhist and Jain pantheon are scattered in an area of about one km. The site is centered on the hills . The popular belief is that 99999 Shiva Lingas were engraved here by Vyasa in order to build up a second Kashi and once it was one of the holiest pilgrimage sites in the region.
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Discover More Attractions in Dhubri, Where Chakrasila Wildlife Sanctuary Is Located
Dhubri district is an administrative district in the Indian state of Assam. The district headquarters are located at Dhubri town which is situated at ~290 km from Guwahati, the state capital. This was also the headquarters of erstwhile undivided Goalpara district which was created in 1876 by the British government. In 1983, Goalpara district was divided into four districts and Dhubri is one among those. The Dhubri district is one among the many Muslim Majority districts of Assam. About 75% of po