Bilveswar Shiva Temple, Jorhat

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Bilvesvar Shiva Temple is another major tourist destination on the outskirts of the town of Jorhat. This ancient temple is located on the South Trunk Road, in the northern part of the district. It is actually around 35 km away from Jorhat City, on the National Highway 37. Thousands of locals and tourists visit this temple round the year.

A holy tank built by Rucinath Burgohain is present in this temple. The tank adds to the beauty of the temple which is one of the biggest places of worship among the locals. This temple throws light into the religious beliefs of the Ahom dynasty and its subjects. The architecture of this temple has distinct resemblance to other religious structures that were built during the hey days of the Ahom kingdom.

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