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DAB PARBATIYA TEMPLE


Location :
The Dab- Parbatia temple is Situated at distance of few Km from the Tezpur town of Assam. Tezpur is 180 km from Guwahati.

Significance of the temple
Dab Parbatiya Temple
Da-Parbatia Temple in Tezpur Assam is the oldest and finest representation s of sculptural or iconoclastic art in Assam which is in the form of the ruins of the door-frame of the Da-parbatia temple. The carvings of Da-Parbatia temple here display the characteristic style of the early Gupta School of sculpture. The studded two legs of the door-frame have the carvings of the two Goddesses Ganga and Yamuna. Both of them which are standing at the bottom with garlands in their hands. The whole frame is elaborately very well decorated with beautiful ornamental foliage.

The doorjambs of Da Parbatia Temple here are in Tezpur are very much adorned with the forms of two Goddesses, Ganga and Yamuna, standing with elegance and poise along with the garlands in their hands. Besides this, the whole doorframe is also decorated with ornaments with beautiful and delicate foliage. Due to such exquisite architecture of the temple and its elegant carvings belonging to the 5th and 6th centuries AD, this particular place today is protected site under the auspices of the Archaeological Survey of India.


Accommodation Facilities at the Temple
Dab Parbatiya Temple
Assam Tourism Department has got a well furnished tourist lodge with modern amenities. The city of Tezpur offers excellent accommodation facilities for its tourist who come from all over the world, along with reasonable tariff, offering comfortable accommodation. Tourists can avail of the modern amenities of Dak Bungalows, the Tourist Lodge and the Circuit House at reasonable rates.

Other things to do
One can attend the Eco camp near the Jia Bhoroli River located 50 km from Tezpur which is an interesting place. Interested people can indulge into several adventurous activities such as river rafting and fishing. Situated near the river is Nameri National Park which is a home to many wildlife species such as endangered White Winged Wood Duck and Assam Reef Turtle, Indian Bison, Tiger, Leopard. Elephant safari is the best way to explore the Park.

Other Places to visit

Agnigarh
Agnigarh is a hillock which is in the front of the river Brahmaputra, is renowned as the location of the fable of Usha and Anirudha. The Brahmaputra and a sight of Tezpur can be observed from this hillockAgnigarh

Cole Park
Cole ParkAgnigarh is a hillock which is in the front of the river Brahmaputra, is renowned as the location of the fable of Usha and Anirudha. The Brahmaputra and a sight of Tezpur can be observed from this hillock

Bamuni Hills
At the moment in remains, the Bamuni Hills still hold on to their magnetism. The sculptural remnants date way back to the ninth and tenth century A.D.

Near by tourist places to Dab Parbatiya Temple

Guwahati

Tezpur

Dab Parbatiya Temple


How to reach the Temple
  1. Through airways the airport here at Tezpur is connected by rail and bus. Indian airlines NEPC airlines which is connected to Tezpur with Calcutta & Guwahati. The nearest airport is Saloni which is about 10 kms.

  2. Through Railways the nearest rail station is Rangapara. One can easily reach Da-Parbatia from here.

  3. Through Road Transport the city of Tezpur is 180 kms. From Guwahati, 82 kms. from Kaziranga, 60 kms. from Bhalukpung and 65 kms. from Orang Wildlife Sanctuary. One can easily reach Da-Parbatia from these places. Both Government and private buses and taxis ply from Guwahati.