Popular as the Jaidol Temple or Kesavanarayan, Vishnudol is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It is situated in the eastern end of the northern bank of the Joysagar tank. It has an octagonal Garbhagriha decorated with a dome-like structure with honey comb design and lotus medallions. It is the most sacred shrine located within the temple. Also, its walls are adorned with stone plaques carved with Brahmanical divinities. One can see a square Mandapa on its western side and a brick structure adjacent to the main sanctum meant for kitchen house. Moreover, two small temples are also there, behind the main shrine. These are known as Surya and Ganesha temple respectively. The temple is 60 feet in height, 120 feet in diameter and the vase-like structure on its top is of gold. One can find Srimanta Sankardeva's sacred 'Namghosha' and other holy books of Vaishnavism inside the temple. The beautiful patterns of the temple and elegant architectural designs are indeed eye-grabbing and people come from far to appreciate these creations of the Ahom Dynasty. Notably, one can visit the temple during the months of August and September.
Bishnupur, Fatasil Ambari, Guwahati, Assam 781001
Monsoon : Maximum: 28°C, Minimum: 19°C
Summer : Maximum: 40°C, Minimum: 29 °C
Winter : Maximum: 15°C, Minimum: 5°C
Recommended Season to Visit : Winter Season (October to March)
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