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Lankeswar Temple

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According to Hindu mythology, Ravana, the king of Lanka worshipped Lord Shiva at this place. His energies of worship are considered to be extremely high, to bless people who go there till now.  It is said that once a person visits this temple, his all sins would be removed.

How to reach

By Surface Transport

The Nearest Bus stop is Guwahati 15 km. Tourists can avail the buses plying from different parts of the city. Guwahati City Bus Number 6 provides with direct public transportation.The temple is well connected by various modes of transport.

By Train

The Nearest Railway Station is Guwahati 12.9 km Connected to major cities railway stations like Delhi, Agra, Mumbai, Chennai, Ajmer, Pali, Jaipur, Ahmedabad.

By Air

The Nearest Airport is Guwahati Airport 12 Km which is well connected with regular domestic flights to Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chennai and other metropolitan cities.

History

The temple was constructed by the then king of Guwahati city many centuries ago. Devotees visiting the temple need to climb almost 452 marble steps to reach the temple. The staircase has been built by the monetary contributions of the pilgrims.

Festivals Observed

Festivals and events On the eve of MahaShivaratri, a religious festival devoted to Lord Shiva, devotees come here to have sacred Darshan and blessings of divine power. On that day thousands of devotees visit the temple to pray Lord Shiva.

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  098644 26599

  Jalukbari, Guwahati University Bypass Road, Gauhati University, Assam 781014, India