The Kamakhya Temple at Guwahati, Assam, is a Hindu temple that is dedicated to Goddess Kamakhya. She is considered to be an avatar of Sati, wife to Lord Shiva, and also a form of Kali. She is accepted as the 'Goddess of desire', and some ancient texts also refer to her as the 'Goddess of illusion'.
The site of the temple is said to be one of the 51 shakti piths, or centers of spiritual power, in the India. It was built in the 16th century, but was damaged as a result of several invasions in the region. The temple was reconstructed by using the original material that was found scattered around the temple.Places nearby:
Guwahati Zoo: the Largest Zoo of its Type in Eastern India 7 km / 4 mi
Shillong Peak: Offering Panoramic Views Of The Himalayas And Bangladesh Plains 69 km / 43 mi
Elephant Falls: Largest waterfall in Shillong 70 km / 43 mi
Kaziranga National Park: Rhinos and More 78 km / 48 mi
Lalbagh Fort: The cursed and haunted fort of the Mughal era 302 km / 188 mi