Widely known as the Tea capital of India, Jorhat is one of the most important towns and one of the 23 districts of the state of Assam and is the headquarters of Jorhat District. The city is well known by its second name, “Cultural Capital of Assam” due to the presence of various cultural diversities in the area.
Jorhat City Guide is incomplete without a mention of its rich heritage. Jorhat was the last capital of the Ahom Empire. It is the home to several mythological monuments of Assamese civilization.
The Brahmaputra River forms the biggest reverie island of the world which is located in the north of the district, Majuli. It is spread over an area of 924.6 sq Kms. It had been the major spot of pilgrimage for Vaishnavites since the age of the Ahom Kingdoms.