Although the major historical remains are in and around the Sivasagar town, there are many such historical relics scattered in the entire Sivasagar district. Literally Sivasagar means the sea that belongs to Lord Shiva.
Sivasagar is such a place famous for men made seas, means 'sagar', which are generally some giant tanks, such as, Sivasagar, Joysagar, Gaurisagar, Rudrasagar. There are many water bodies (called pukhuri in Assamese) little smaller than 'sagar' scattered in various places in Sivasagar district. Some of the pukhuris are - mitha pukhuri, tenga pukhuri, raj mao pukhuri, borbaruah pukhuri, bogi dole pukhuri, lakshimi pukhuri, no-pukhuri, purana pukhuri, xo-dhuwa pukhuri, xikan pukhuri, dhuba pukhuri at Atanpur, etc.
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Natural Beauties and Recreational Parks in Sivasagar district
Children Park: The children parks in and around Sivasagar town are - (1) Ananda Ram Baruah Park on the bank of Sivasagar tank (Borpukhuri), (2)Hem Chandra Bezbaruah Park near Dikhow Bridge, (3)Rong Ghar Park in front of Rong Ghar, (4)Lachit Park, Mukti Nath Chariali.
Entertainment / Cinema Hall: 1) Lakshmi Cinema, a digital cinema hall at Central Market, Sivasagar town, 2) Bhaskarjyoti Entertainment, a digital cinema hall at Gaurisagar.
Accommodation - Where to Stay? Affordable and excellent Hotels and Lodges for food and accommodation are available in and around Sivasagar town. Some of them are as below:
1)Tourist Lodge, Borpukhuri Par, Sivasagar, Phone: +91-3772-222394
2)Hotel Brahmaputra, Laximi Nagar, Sivasagar, Phone: +91-3772-222200
3)Hotel Siddhartha, BG Rd, Sivasagar, Phone: +91-3772-224281
4)Hotel Atlanta, Dole much chariali, Sivasagar, Phone: +91-3772-223218
5)Hotel Ranghar, Dole Mukh Chariali, Sivasagar, Phone: +91-3772-222304
6)Hotel Priya, Near ASTC Tiniali, Sivasagar town
7)Annapurna Lodge & Restaurant, Habiram Bora Path, Sivasagar town
8)Deep Lodge, Opp ASTC, Sivasagar town
9)Hotel Brindaban, Near Railway Station, Sivasagar town
10)Hotel Talatal, Boarding Road, Sivasagar town
11)Hotel Raj Palace, Station Chariali, Sivasagar town
12)Hotel Sky Chef, A.T. Road, Sivasagar town
13)Hotel Nandanban, NH-37, Jhanji, Sivasagar
14)Hotel Kareng, Dole Mukh Chariali, Sivasagar town
15)Circuit House, Borpukhuri Par, Sivasagar town
16)Hotel North East, Main Road, Nazira town
Police Station, Sivasagar, Phone: +91+3772-222923 or Call 100
Again, as Sivasagar district is the largest producer of crude oil and natural gas by the Maharatna Company ONGC where the world famous "Galeki" and "Rudra Sagar" oilfield is situated nearby the Sivasagar town, interested traveler can also witness how crude oil and natural gas is extracted from the very core of the Mother Earth.