The city of Tinsukia, located in the Tinsukia district of Assam is a commercial hub and serves as an important center for tourists to commute to other places in Assam. It is also known as the business capital of India and is 480 km north east from Guwahati. Tinsukia, the second largest city of Assam was also known as Changmai Pathar .However its ancient name is Bangmara. It was the capital of Muttack kingdom. There is a triangular shaped pond here known as Tinikunia Pukhri. Being the commercial hub of Assam it produces the best quality of tea and wood products.
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Tourist Places in and around Tinsukia
The major attraction of Tinsukia is Dibru Saikhowa National Park which is a biodiversity hot-spot and is rich in flora and fauna. It is a home to many endangered species like Gangetic Dolphin, Water Buffalo, White Winged Wood Duck, Slow Loris and elephants. The Tilinga Mandir or the bell temple is a famous temple and is symbolized by a banyan tree. Devotees visit Shiv Dhaam throughout the year. The Marut Nandan Kanan Park is a famous amusement park in Tinsukia.
The ideal time to visit Tinsukia is during the winter season.
Tinsukia is well connected by road, rail and air.