Agnigarh is one of the most magnificent tourism centres in Assam and it is said to be the dreamland, particularly for young lovers. This place is legendary. As per the legend, the daughter of King Bana, Princess Usha was confined in this palace. Today, Agnigarh is represented by a hillock which faces the Brahmaputra River. Tourists receive a spectacular view of the town of Tezpur as well as that of the river.
The ruins of Cachari include some historical remnants of a small, incomplete residential house, Shan Mandir, Baradwari, Ranahandi Temple and about seven or eight little temples, Singh Darwazam and East Wall.
Ahom Raja's Palace
Also known as Kareng Ghar, Ahom Raja's Palace is situated in the area of Rangpur, at a distance of nearly 4 km from the modern-day Sivasagar. This royal palace is believed to be one of the grandest instances of Ahom architecture.
Meaning the 'house of entertainment', the Rang Ghar is an Assamese building which is two-storied which was utilized as the royal house where Ahom kings and nobles assembles to witness sports like buffalo fights and many others activities related to sports. During the festival of 'Rongali Bihu', these royal personalities gathered at this place to enjoy other kinds of sports at the Rupahi Pathar (pathar implying fields as per the Assamese languages).
Talatal Ghar is located in Rangpur, Assam. It is one of the grandest examples of Tai Ahom architecture. The Talatal Ghar is also the largest of all Tai Ahom monuments. The earliest constructions were commissioned by Swargadeo Rudra Singha in AD 1698.
The historic Panbari Mosque or Rangamati Mosque is a famous mosque in northeast India and is considered to be the oldest in Assam. This 15th/16th century three-domed mosque also presents an example of great architectural achievements of the Sultanate of Bengal.
Negheriting Shiva Doul
Negheriting Shiva Doul, situated on a hillock is a temple that was first constructed by the Kacharis during 8th – 9th century AD. Later it was ruined due to natural calamities but was re-constructed by Ahom king Swargadeo Rajeswar Singha.
Hayagriva Madhava Temple
Hayagriva Madhava Temple is situated on the Monikut hill. The present temple structure was constructed by King Raghudeva Narayan in 1583. According to some historians, the King of Pala dynasty constructed it in 10th century.
Other Monuments in Assam
Assam consists of several other unique monuments like Lt. Creswell's tomb, the monument which has been constructed over the grave of Mr.B.J Stow, tombs at Jogighopa region, pillars and inscriptions on the Island of Urvasi which is located amidst the Brahmaputra River.
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