Da Parbatia Temple

Da Parbatia Temple located in the village of Da Parbatia a few kilometres west of the city of Tezpur in Assam, is one of the oldest Hindu temples in Assam known for its finest representation of architectural splendour. Famous for sculptural or iconoclastic art in Assam in the form of the ruins of the door-frame of the Da Parbatia temple.

Archaeological excavations done here in 1924 have unearthed a sixth century antiquity in the form of a stone door frame with extensive carvings. The ruins of the temple built during the Ahom period are built over the ancient temple’s foundations and are in the form of a stone paved layout plan of the sanctum sanctorum and a mandapa. This complex is under the jurisdiction of the Archaeological Survey of India and its importance and notability is recorded under the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act 1958.

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How to Reach:

Railhead : The nearest rail station is Rangapara. One can easily reach DaParbatiafrom here. Road Transport : Tezpur is 180 kms. from Guwahati, 82 kms. from Kaziranga, 60 kms. from Bhalukpung and 65 kms. from Orang Wildlife Sanctuary. One can easily reach DaParbatia from these places.

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Unnamed Road, Saikia Parvati Nagar, Tezpur, Assam 784150

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