Umananda Island, Guwahati

    
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Overview

Umananda Island, also known as Peacock Island, is a serene and picturesque island nestled in the Brahmaputra River in Guwahati. Home to the famous Umananda Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, this island provides a peaceful retreat from the bustling city life, attracting spiritual seekers and nature lovers. As the smallest river island in the world, it is steeped in legend and tranquility. Despite its proximity to the city, it remains a haven for wildlife, including the rare and sacred Golden Langurs. The island's rich history and spiritual significance, including its association with the mythological tale of Lord Kamdev and Lord Shiva, make it a compelling destination for visitors seeking cultural and natural exploration.

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