The Nehru Park, Guwahati can be found in the
middle of Guwahati, which is almost directly face to face with Cotton College
in Panbazar, Guwahati. Structured sometime ago in 2000 and named after Pandit
Jawaharlal Nehru who is India’s first Prime Minister, the park is the true
definition of raw beauty.
The park which is situated at a place in Guwahati
where there are several colleges around, was once a church which had numerous
cemeteries located in the area. After sometime, the area was claimed by the
Assam State government who thought to use it for something else and now, it has
risen to be one of the main tourists centre the city has.
Various types of trees, plants, flowers have been
planted to give the park a natural beauty, there are also phenomenal sculptures
at the park to give it an even better theme.
The environment in Nehru Park is a very beautiful
and serene one, the park is gifted with a lovely surrounding and a very calm
atmosphere. There are about 45 sculptures made from concrete that show cases numerous
styles of dance that are indigenous to Assam State.
The grass in the park are very green and are well
maintained, the park is also features a theatre with no roof, some man made
ponds, etc. Tourists come to the park a lot because the environment is very
beautiful and calm, also, there is option of having a nice picnic.
features at Nehru Park
* The park has an open theatre that gives it an
additional beauty. Various activities go on here.
* There is a track that people can come out to jog
for short or long distance.
* There is a musical fountain.
* There is a garden where people can sit and
relax and there is also rides that children can take.
* The rock garden is the tourists delight and
centre of attraction. It features sculptures made from concrete, sculptures
like different Adam art styles: Ojapali, Jhumur, Deodhani and many more others.
Note When Visiting Nehru Park
* Alcohol and smoking of any sort is strictly
* Always use the provided dustbins to trash anything,
don’t drop dirts or wastes on the ground.
* Don’t mark the trees with anything and don’t
cut tree branches or pick flowers.
* Obey all rules and enjoy the tour
to Get to Nehru Park
The park is close to Cotton College which is in
Panbazaar, there are several ways you can get to the park. You can use any of
the available car rental services, ride on a bus or you can decide to drive
down yourself. Either way you choose to get to the park, Guwahati city road
network is a very good one.