One of the tallest Shiva (Hindu God) temple in the world. Built 300 years back. Center of attraction for all tourists for its gigantic architectural and religious values. Maha Shivaratri is the most celebrated puja of this temple. Thousands of devotees come to the temple in the Shivaratri. Another attraction is 'Hare Krishna' kirton in the month of 'Shawan'. The word 'Dole' means temple in Assamese. Sivasagar, was the capital of Ahom kingdom. The Ahoms had migrated from South China in 1228 and established their first capital at Charaideo 28 kilometres (17 mi) from present day Sivsagar in 1253. Initially they were Buddhists, though Hinduism came to prevail. It was the capital of the Ahom Kingdom till the British Raj was established in India. The tank was constructed between 1731 and 1738 and the temples were built in 1734 by Bar Raja Ambika, queen of Ahom king Swargadeo Siba Singha.


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