Lachit borphukan’s maidam

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    Location: Holongapar, Gohain Gaon, Assam 785700, India

    Estimated Visiting Time: 2 to 3 Hour’s

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    There are people who want to know about the ancient heroes and want to show them respect by visiting their memorial. So if you have a desire like that we got a memorial of a great warrior. So let’s start,

    Established Date: It was established in 1672

    The maidam is a memorial that was built in the memory of Lachit borphukan who was an Ahom general. Many visitors from Assam and around the world visit the memorial to show respect to the great warrior.


    The maidam has become one of the main tourist spots in Jorhat. The memorial is highly attracted by the people of Assam state. They visit the memorial to show respect to their hero Lachit borphukan. Besides history buffs, people from all around the world also visit the memorial to show respect and to know in detail about the hero of Assam and to know lots of things about Him and the Ahom Kingdom. The memorial is a perfect place to visit with children and loved ones. The place is so calm and everything is so neat and clean that the atmosphere makes visitors feel good.


    Picture of Lachit borphukan's

    Lachit Borphukan was a great warrior and general of the Ahom Kingdom. Under his leadership and fighting skill on the battlefield of Saraighat, the Ahoms won the battle against the Mughals. He passed away after a year of victory. The remains of the great warrior hero lie here and to highlight his memories and remarkable leadership the memorial was built in the year 1672 by Swargadeo Udayaditya Singha.

    Inside/Outside Views

    Inside View of Lachit borphukan's maidam

    Inside the maidam, there is an amazing marble mausoleum that is marked as a tribute to the great warrior of Assam, a Lachit orphan. There is also a museum in the Lachit borphukan’s maidam. In the museum, there is the stuff that expresses the lifestyles of the Ahom Kingdom. It includes their clothing and wearing, brief about their weddings, eating habitats instruments used in the wars, etc. On 24th November it is celebrated as the ‘Lachit Day’ in the Assam state to commemorate the heroism of Lachit borphukan.

    Opening Hours

    The visiting time of the maidam is from 6 am to 6 pm.

    Entry & Others Fees

    The entry fees of the maidam is Rs. 10

    How to Reach

    By Road: The maidam is only 15.4 km away from Jorhat city. Visitors will get a bus, car, or cab easily to reach the destination. It will take approximately 32 minutes to reach the memorial.

    By Railway: Jorhat Town is the nearest railway station to the maidam. The memorial is 15.5 km away from the station. It will take approximately 35 minutes to reach the memorial by taxi or cab.

    By Airport: The nearest airport to the maidam is the Jorhat Airport which is 19.9 km away from the memorial. It will take around 42 minutes to reach the memorial from the airport.

    Tips for Travellers

    Take a bag with you. So you can carry your essential things. Carry a water bottle. Take care of your belonging.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes, it is safe to visit the maidam. Many visitors from all around the world visit the memorial.

    Jorhat Sadar Police Station

    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: Yes, photography is allowed in the maidam.

    Que-03: Who is Lachit borphukan?

    Ans: Lachit borphukan was an Ahom general. He was a warrior and had outstanding military skills. He bravely fought in the battle of Saraighat to conquer Guwahati from the Mughals. He was also renowned for his great and heroic leadership. After a year of the victory on the battlefield of Saraighat, He passed away due to some health issues.

    Que-04: What is the best time to visit Lachit borphukan’s maidam?

    Ans: The best time to visit the maidam is during the winter. At that time the weather remains pleasant and it is the perfect time to visit. So visitors should visit between the months of October to March.

    Que-05: How many days Lachit borphukan’s maidam remains open in a week?

    Ans: The maidam remains every day in a week.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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