Northbrook Gate

Guwahati, AS - 781030

Type: Landmarks
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Northbrook Gate is a historic structure located in the heart of Guwahati, Assam, India. Named after Lord Northbrook, who served as the Viceroy of India from 1872 to 1876, the gate was built during the British colonial era and served as one of the entry points to the city.

Constructed in the late 19th century, Northbrook Gate is an architectural landmark known for its distinctive design and imposing presence. The gate features a combination of European and Mughal architectural styles, with ornate arches, intricate carvings, and decorative motifs, reflecting the eclectic influences of the period.

Northbrook Gate holds historical significance as it served as a symbol of British authority and colonial administration in Guwahati during the British Raj. It also marked the boundary of the old city and provided access to important administrative buildings and commercial areas.

Today, Northbrook Gate stands as a heritage structure and a reminder of Guwahati's colonial past. It is a popular tourist attraction and a favorite spot for photography enthusiasts who visit to capture its grandeur and historical charm. The gate also serves as a gathering place for locals and tourists alike, offering a glimpse into the city's rich history and cultural heritage.

Besides this landmark, there are ten more landmarks listed in Guwahati. There's also fifteen attractions listed in this city in other categories. You will find the exact location of Northbrook Gate on the map above.

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