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Majuli Island



Majuli Island is the world's largest river island on the River Brahmaputra. Having more than 650 sq km, it is famous for Satras. There are over 665 Satras in Assam, of which 65 are situated in Majuli. The important satras in this island are the Auniti Satra, Garamur Satra, Kamalabari Satra, and Dakhinpat Satra.

Majuli was the cultural capital of Assam for the past five hundred years. It is home to different tribal and non-tribal communities belonging to different religions. The handloom and pottery work of these tribes in Majuli is famous all over the World. A large number of migratory birds visit this island. October to November is the best time to visit. It is located 20 km from Jorhat town.

Majuli can be reached by Jorhat Nimatighat from Jorhat, Dhokuakhana from Dhemaji and Luit-Khabolughat from North Lakhimpur.



Updated on 20th August, 2018
District: Jorhat

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