Purva Tirupati Shri Balaji Temple
The Tirupati Balaji Temple is a magnificent temple of the city, Guwahati. This shrine is dedicated to Lord Venkateswara and is considered to be a very holy place for the Hindu pilgrims. The temple has a very unique architectural design and is built over a large area of land. At the entrance of the temple one can find a temple of Lord Ganesha. The main temple dedicated to Lord Balaji has an idol weighing about 4 tonnes. In the adjoining portions to the main temple there are several other temples that are built in dedication of other deities like Goddess Padmavathi and Garuda who is the vahana of Lord Balaji. One can also see the South Indian style used in the construction of this temple. The pure white structure of the complex allures the visitors the most. The temple organizes regular pujas and other religious ceremonies. There is a beautiful park attached to the temple where you can sit and relax for sometime after completing the puja in the mandir. The serenity and pleasant ambience of the place makes one forget all the worries and tensions of life.
How to reach: You can catch the nearest airport to reach the temple which is Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport which is 30 kilometers away from the temple. The nearest railway station is Guwahati Railway station which is 20 kilometers away. The temple authorities arrange buses on Sundays from 7:00 hrs to 20:00 hrs. It is 11 km from Guwahati.