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Government Of Assam Sonitpur District

Places of Tourist Interest Outside Tezpur Town

Nagsankar Temple

Nag-Sankar Temple is a famous shrine situated near Sootea, to the east of Tezpur, in Sonitpur District. The temple is believed to be built by King Narasankar of Nagakha in the 4th century.

Nag-Sankar Temple has a large pond with hundreds of rare variety of soft-shell turtles. A large number of peacocks are also found here. Python, deer and also other animal keep the temple environment always a visitor's attraction.

A small guest house is also opened to guests. Approximate driving distance between Tezpur and Nagshankar Temple is 55 kms.