Tezpur is another scenic town and adds the beauty of the state Assam. It belongs to the district Sonitpur. This beautiful ancient city is located on the banks of River Brahmaputra. It holds the pride of being one of the largest cities in Assam. There are some interesting places to visit in Tezpur. One can find many ruins throughout this city. To the astonishment, some of the ruins are belongs to 8th century.
The Da Parbatia ruins are standing as living testimony of the architectural abilities of India during 4th century. Visitors can even get a glimpse of rock inscriptions belongs to 9th century. Hazara Pukhuri is another good destination. This is the huge pond excavated by Hajjar Varma. Other interesting places are Agnigarh Hill, Shiva Temple, Bamuni Pahar, Rudrapath, Cole Park and Bhairabi Temple.
Tezpur has the best of both worlds--historical sites as well as natural marvels. Bamuni Hills, with its architectural ruins dating back to the 8th and 9th centuries, is a huge draw for tourists. Stone carvings and religious sculptures found here hark back to the fine craftsmanship of the era, believed to be the Gupta dynasty. Nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts are known to head straight to the Bura Chapori Wildlife Sanctuary. With myriad flora and fauna resident in the vast area that covers over 40 sq km, this sanctuary enjoys high footfalls. The Nameri National Park is another such spot where you can tickle your wildlife fantasies.
Tezpur is known for its many well-maintained parks scattered across the scenic city. A few worth visiting include Cole Park, also known as Chitralekha Udyan and Padum Pukhuri. Those looking for a rush of adrenaline can try the hilltop Agnigarh Fort and Ouguri Hills on the banks of the Brahmaputra.