History of Bhismaknagar Fort
Originally built by King Bhismak in the 8th century BC, and later rebuilt by Gaurinarayan of the Chutiya dynasty, the Bhismaknagar fort was under the reign of the Chutiya kingdom from 12th to 16th century.
From the years 1969 to 1973, excavations were done which revealed that synthetic fabric was introduced in the country by the Idu Mishmi tribe of Bhismaknagar. More excavations were conducted from 1996 to 1997, which revealed other artefacts from the site like wheel turned pottery, terracotta plaque with animal and floral design, decorative tiles, figurines of horse and elephant, inscribed bricks with animal motifs etc.
Architecture of Bhismaknagar Fort
Spreading over an area of 1860 sq. m, the Bhismaknagar Fort was built from burnt bricks, which gives it an impressive look. The architecture of the fort displays the primeval culture, having three halls, two extension rooms and six entrances in total. It has two impressive gates on the eastern and western side of the fort. The entire area of the fortress is protected with a rampart wall made of bricks, stone and mud.
Visiting Information on Bhismaknagar Fort
The nearest railway station is in Tinsukia, Assam about 100 km away and the Dibrugarh Airport in Dibrugarh is the closest about 150 km away from the Bhismaknagar Fort. This article is a stub. You can enrich by adding more information to it. Send your Write Up to firstname.lastname@example.org.