About Archaeological Site Museum Assam

Sri Suryapahar is located 14 km east of Goalpara town in the lower Assam of the Brahmaputra Valley. As the name implies, it was perhaps associated with the cult of sun worship since time immemorial. The site is rich with numerous rock carvings of the Brahmanical pantheon, rock-cut votive stupas and rock carvings of Tirthankaras of Jaina affiliations dated back from early Christian era to c. 12th century AD.

Archaeological excavations at the site have yielded numerous antiquities from the remains of two temple complexes datable from c. 6th to 12th century AD. Substantial terracotta art objects and stone antiquities are accumulated through these excavations. The noted discovery among the stone sculpture is the image of a Mahisasuramardini, Stella fragments depicting kirttimukhas, Vidhyadaras, decorative objects, terracotta plaques, carved bricks, etc. Out of 173 antiquities in the museum, 93 are displayed in three galleries.

Monument Information

Address

Bhatiapara, Assam 783101

How To Reach

  • Nearest Airport :Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport
  • Nearest Railway Station :Bongaigaon Junction
  • Nearest Bus Station : Rupnath Brahma Inter-State Bus Terminus, Guwahati

Opening Hours

  • Opening Time : 06:00:00 am
  • Closing Time :06:00:00 pm

Weather

  • Monsoon : Maximum: 32°C, Minimum: 26°C.

    Summer : Maximum: 38 °C, Minimum: 32 °C

    Winter : Maximum: 20°C, Minimum: 8 °C

    Recommended Season to Visit : Winter Season (October to February)

Facilities available At the Monument

Contact Details

  • Phone: (0361) 2634427, 2732172
  • E-mail: circleguw.asi@gmail.com

Ticket Information

Terms & Conditions

  • The e-ticket is not transferable.
  • Entry Fee is not refundable.
  • E-ticket cancellations are not permitted.
  • The Monument is open for visitors between sunrise and sunset.
  • Visitor shall be required to show photo identity proof in original at the entry to the monument.
  • Edibles are not allowed inside the monument.
  • Inflammable/dangerous/explosive articles are not allowed.
INDIAN Visitor:
Total ₹ 5
₹ 5 - by ASI as Entry fee & ₹ 0 - by ADI as Toll tax
FOREIGNER Visitor:
Total ₹ 5
₹ 5 - by ASI as Entry fee & ₹ 0 - by ADI as Toll tax
SAARC Visitor:
Total ₹ 5
₹ 5 - by ASI as Entry fee & ₹ 0 - by ADI as Toll tax
BIMSTEC Visitor:
Total ₹ 5
₹ 5 - by ASI as Entry fee & ₹ 0 - by ADI as Toll tax