Top 5 places to visit in Sivasagar Assam (Best Place for Tourist in India):
Rang Ghar :
The Rang Ghar which means “House of Entertainment” is a two-storied building which once served as the royal sports-pavilion where Ahom kings and nobles were spectators at games like buffalo fights and other sports at Rupahi Pathar – particularly during the Rongali Bihu festival in the Ahom capital of Rangpur. It is located near Rangpur Palace at a distance of 3 km from Sibsagar town. Originally it was built by Ahom ruler Swargadeo Pramatta Singha. Owing to such rich historical importance, Rang Ghar was used as a logo for the 33rd National Games held in Assam in 2007.
Talatal Ghar :
The Talatal Ghar is located in Rangpur, 4 km from present-day Sivsagar, in Upper Assam. Of all Ahom ruins, it is one of the grandest examples of Tai Ahom architecture. The Talatal Ghar, together with its above-ground counterpart the Kareng Ghar, is also the largest of all Tai Ahom monuments. The Talatal Ghar is a palace which was initially built as an army base. It has three floors including ground level which were used as exit routes during the Ahom wars. This is made of brick and an indigenous type of cement (a mixture of Bora Chaul – a sticky variety of rice grain – eggs of swan, etc.). The Talatal Ghar had two secret underground tunnels. One, about 3 kilometres in length, connected the Talatal Ghar to the Dikhow River, while the other, 16 kilometres long, led to the Garhgaon Palace, and was used as an escape route in case of an enemy attack. It is oneof the Best Place for Tourist in India.
Sivasagar Sivadol :
Sivasagar Sivadol is a group of structures comprising three Hindu temples of Sivadol, Visnudol and Devidol, other shrines, and a museum. These are located on the banks of the Sivasagar pukhuri, also known as the Borpukhuri, in the heart of Sivasagr, in the Indian state of Assam. The tank was constructed between 1731 and 1738 and the temples were built in 1734 by Bar Raja Ambika, queen of Ahom king Swargadeo Siba Singha (1714–1744). The height of the Sivadol is 104 feet (32 m) and the perimeter is 195 feet (59 m) at the base. It is crowned with an 8-foot (2.4 m) high golden-dome.
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Charaideo was the first capital of the Ahom kingdom established by the first Ahom king Chao Lung Siu-Ka-Pha in 1228. It is about 30 km from Sibsagar town of Assam of the Sibsagar Sonari Road. Charaideo district is a new district of Assam from 15 August 2015. It contains sacred burial grounds of Ahom kings and queens and is also the place of ancestral Gods of the Ahoms. The Maidams of Ahom kings and queens at Charaideo hillocks are comparable to the Pyramids of Egypt and are objects of wonder revealing the excellent architecture and skill of the sculptors and masons of Assam of the medieval days. The actual number of Maidam has exceeded 150 but only 30 Maidams are protected by the Archaeological Survey of India and Assam State Archaeology Department, and the remaining Maidams are unprotected. It is one of the Top 5 places to visit in Sivasagar .
Kareng Ghar :
Kareng Ghar , also known as The Gorgaon Palace, is located in Gorgaon, 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) from Sivsagar, in Upper Assam, India.Of all Ahom ruins, the Kareng Ghar is one of the grandest examples of Ahom architecture. The palace structures were made of wood and stones. In 1747 Pramatta Singha, son of Rudra Singha, constructed the brick wall of about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) in length surrounding the Gargaon Palace and the masonry gate leading to it. After the destruction of the old palace it was rebuilt around 1752 as the present seven-storied structure by Rajeswar Singha. The earliest constructions were commissioned by Swargadeo Rudra Singha in AD 1698.
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