24

Dec
2018

Mayong

Posted By : Panchoi/ 794

Known as ‘the land of black magic’ Mayong is a cluster of villages which is situated at 40 kilometres from Guwahati. The village lies on the banks of the Brahmaputra River in the district of Morigaon. The famous stories of black magic and the magicians of the land make the place more attractive to the tourists. The ones who have been to the place say that there is a peculiar silence surrounding the place which is completely opposite to the chaotic history associated with it. Traditionally, magic was practised in this town and has been passed down through the generations since then. There are some ancient ruins of Ayurveda and black magic which have been conserved in the Mayong Central Museum. Mayong is also known as the land of necromancy meaning that beneath the layers of beauty, there lie secrets and magic. Mayong village is surrounded by wildlife making the Pobitara Wildlife Sanctuary situated beside the village a very famous attraction. There are some adventure sports including trekking and river sports organized in the village which is why adventure enthusiasts love to come and pay a visit here. Apart from this, there are some old remains at the place too, and the people who are interested in the history of the place would love witnessing them for real. All in all, the place is a lovely getaway for the tourists as it is a blend of almost everything ranging from secretive magical powers to be a scenic beauty.