Tourist Places in Dhemaji
There are many tourist places in Dhemaji. There are many Thaans spread across the town. Some of these tourist places are:
Malini Thaan is a popular temple dedicated to Goddess Malini. It is located at a distance of around 40 kms from Dhemaji. One can also visit Gerukamukh which is the largest tributary of the mighty river Brahmaputra apart from being a favorable picnic spot. The Ghuguha Dol located at a distance of 17 kms is another temple dedicated to Bamuni Komwar’s mother. Maa Manipuri Thaan is another tourist destination in Dhemaji.
Ghuguha Dol or Ghuguha temple as it is popularly known, is located about 15 kms away on the south western side of Dhemaji. It is a historical tourist spot of Dhemaji district. Historical evidence states this place as the birthplace of Bamuni Konwar, the son of Tyao Khamati who was an Ahom king. This Dol was built in the memory of Bamuni Konwar’s mother Ghuguhi.
Gerukamukh is on of the largest tributary of the mighty river Brahmaputra. It is located at a distance of 44 kms from Dhemaji in the north western direction. It is one of the beautiful picnic spot and every year tourists come to view the beautiful location. It is dotted with thick forests and hills. Angling, picnicking and nature walks are the popular activities in Gerukamukh. The Assam Government along with National Hydro Electric Power Corporation is implementing a mega hydro electric power project to meet the energy needs of the state.
Maa Manipuri Thaan:
Maa Manipuri Thaan is situated 25 kms south west of Dhemaji. It was established by Ahom king Gourinath Singha with the help of Manipuris as a monument in controlling Mua-Mariah renaissance during the later period of the Ahom regime. It is an important place of worship.
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