Maguri Beel

Maguri Beel is a large wetland located 3.8 Km away from Guijan Ghat, gateway of the Dibru-Saikhowa National Park and Biosphere Reserve. A small channel connects Maguri Beel with the Dibru River to the North. It’s importance is because it is home to some of the rarest of the bird species and attracts varied species of birds from around the globe for which it has already been declared as an Important Birding Site (IBA) by BirdLife International. Therefore it has become a major attraction & destination for bird lovers, bird watchers and a major study area for ornithologists. The beel is also very rich in aquatic life and this has led to development of many fishing camps near it. The nearby areas of the beel displays grassland environment, creating a safe haven for grassland birds. Some of the migratory bird species visiting the beel includes the Ruddy Shelduck, Baikal Teal,   Bar-Headed Goose, Falcated Duck, Ferrigunuous Duck, Northern Pintail, Eurasian Wegion, Common Teal,  Black- Headed Ibis, Glossy Ibis, Eurasian Curlew etc.


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Bhoegibeel bridge

Bogibeel bridge is a combined road and rail bridge over the Brahmaputra river in the north eastern Indian state of Assam between Dhemaji district and Dibrugarh district, which was started in the year 2002 and took a total of 200 months to complete. Bogibeel river bridge is the longest rail-cum-road bridge in India measuring 4.94 kilometers over the Brahmaputra river. As it is situated in an earthquake-prone area it is India's first bridge to have fully welded steel-concrete support beams that can withstand earthquakes of magnitudes up to 7 on the Richter Scale. It is Asia’s 2nd longest rail-cum-road bridge and has a serviceable period of around 120 years. It is the 5th longest bridge in India after Bhupen Hazarika Setu, Dibang River Bridge, Mahatma Gandhi Setu and Bandra-Worli Sea Link. 


Naharkatia

If you have sipped at least one cup of tea in your lifetime then Naharkatia will be a “Know how do they make it?” kind of experience for you. A commercial town of the Dibrugarh district, this place has many tea gardens and villages. Naharkatia got its name from a historical tragic incident in which Prince Nahar was beheaded by an Ahom noble named Kalia. Today, this town is emerging as a popular picnic spot in Dibrugarh district. You can also visit the beautiful villages, including Namphake, Sasoni Gojpuria, Merill Eco-Tourism, and Gobhuro Dolong, located in the close vicinity of the town. Another interesting spot in the town, the Vainavi Satra founded by Sriram Ata, is a religious site. 


Radha Krishna Temple

If you are looking forward to have some spiritual peace, the Radha Krishna Mandir is where you must go. It is a white, Hindu shrine surrounded by beautiful green gardens located in Jalan Nagar. The serenity of this place will relax your mind. The temple’s unique and defined architectural style is an add on to the reasons why people like to spend time here.

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