Located on the top of the Nilachal Hill is the famous Bhuvaneswari Temple built in the honour of Goddess Bhuwaneshwari who according to Hindu mythology is the fourth of the ten Mahavidya goddesses and an aspect of Devi. The temple is said to have been built between the 7th and 9th century AD. The stone structure is quite similar to the Kamakhya temple, and it offers tranquil surroundings for the devotees and tourists to enjoy.
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The temple is thronged by hundreds of tourist every day. It attracts a large number of devotees and tourists from around the world during Ambubachi and Manasha Puja. Many tourists prefer to trek upwards to the temple from Kamakhya, and it gives them awesome sights of the mighty Brahmaputra River below. You will also get a panoramic view of the city of Guwahati from the Bhuvaneswari Temple.