Gohpur, Kaziranga

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Gohpur is a town in the Sonitpur district of Assam. Gohpur is a small town but historically quite rich. It is in this town that the famous freedom fighter Kanaklata Barua was born. Kanaklata Barua was fondly called Birbala and she was shot dead during the Quit India Movement 1942 for carrying the National Flag.

Gohpur has a few places of interest such as the Dhandi Devalay, Gohpur Reserve Forest and Bor Pukhuri. Gohpur is just about 8 kilometres from the outer fringes of Kaziranga National Park.

While on a visit to the Kaziranga National Park, tourists can plan their itinerary in such a manner that they can visit Gohpur and be back to the park by evening. Tourists can hire a taxi from the park to reach Gohpur. It is advisable that they book the car for the entire day so that they can return easily too.


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