City Parks in Assam

These regions contain one of the richest biodiversities in the world consisting of tropical rainforests, deciduous forests, riverine grasslands, bamboo orchards, and several wetland eco systems. Most important cities with Assam State are located alongside River Brahmaputra and its tributaries featuring a number of wildlife sanctuaries. Apart from these preserved areas, several city parks and tea gardens are located in and around these cities, which are home to a variety of flora & fauna some of which are endemic species belonging to the northeast Indian sister states. Most of these city parks are ideal picnic spots with gardens and fountains attracting and providing visitors several charming and recreational spaces.

Assam State Zoo cum Botanical Garden

Also known as the ‘Guwahati Zoo’, the Assam State Zoo cum Botanical Garden spread over 130 hectares of land is located within the Hengrabari Reserved Forest area on the RGB Road at a distance of 5 kilometers from the Guwahati Railway Station. It is a wonderful picnic spot with a good collection of wildlife which is equally enjoyed by the adults and the children. Visited by over 500,000 visitors every year, it is one of the most frequented tourist destinations in Guwahati.

Cole Park

A very picturesque city park located in the heart of Tezpur Town, Cole Park has been recently renamed as the Chitralekha Udyan. This dream project of Mr. Cole, a former British Deputy Commissioner of Assam, Cole Park features some of the finest specimens of sculptural remains of the 9th century. Housing two massive stone pillars and remains of an ancient palace, this city park also showcases a water-body in form of a lake where small rowing and paddle boats are allowed.

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