Vishnudol

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.

About Vishnudol

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.

Monument Information

Address

Bishnupur, Fatasil Ambari, Guwahati, Assam 781001

How To Reach

  • Nearest Airport :Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport
  • Nearest Railway Station :Simaluguri Junction
  • Nearest Bus Station : Rupnath Brahma Inter-State Bus Terminal

Opening Hours

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

Weather

  • 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)

Facilities available At the Monument

  • Basic Amenities Available

Contact Details

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

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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 ₹ 25
₹ 25 - by ASI as Entry fee & ₹ 0 - by ADI as Toll tax
FOREIGNER Visitor:
Total ₹ 300
₹ 300 - by ASI as Entry fee & ₹ 0 - by ADI as Toll tax
SAARC Visitor:
Total ₹ 25
₹ 25 - by ASI as Entry fee & ₹ 0 - by ADI as Toll tax
BIMSTEC Visitor:
Total ₹ 25
₹ 25 - by ASI as Entry fee & ₹ 0 - by ADI as Toll tax