Barpeta is a beautiful pilgrimage town located in the state of Assam, India. This is one of the major tourist attractions in Assam where one can see countless of devotees and visitors from far and wide. It holds high religious and historical importance. There are several Sataras located in Assam which are indeed worth visiting places. Moinbari Satara, Kanara Baradi, Jania, Patbaushi, Barpeta Satara, Ganakuchi and Sundaridia are the some of the prime Sataras in Assam. Tourists can really enjoy the rich cultural heritage here. Many forms of dances, traditional and ethnic arts are the highlighting features here. The Doul festival is the famous festival celebrated here where visitors can enjoy Holi Geet, a kind of chorus singing. It is also an ideal place for shopping. Handcrafts, wood carvings and traditional paintings are among the favorite purchase of tourists.
Places to visit
It is a popular holy destination. The famous Kirtanghara shrine is located here. It is always flocked by cumerous devotees throughout the year. The architecture depicts the fine mixture of various styles. The entire Satara is beautifully decorated.
It is the place where Srimanata Snakardeva landed in Barpeta. The saint had constructed a famous Namgarh here which is very frequently visited by several devotees.
Pari Hareshwar Devalaya, Baradi Satara, Patbaushi Satara, Ganakkuchi Satara and Sundaridiya Satara are other important places in Assam.
How to reach Assam
Guwahati airport is the nearest one to reach by air.
Barpeta has excellent train connectivity and Barpeta has its own railway station.
Regular bus services are available from Barpeta to Guwahati.
In summer 20-25 C and in winter 12-15 C and best visited throughout the year.