Interesting Fact – Mayong-Hogwarts of Assam

Not many know of this little village called Mayong in Assam has been the land of witchcraft and black magic since centuries. Mayong, the Hogwart’s of Assam, has been practising magic since long before Ms. Rowling conceived of the idea of Harry Potter.

In fact, the name ‘Mayong’ comes from the Sanskrit word ‘maya’, which means ‘illusion’. There are many scary tales associated with Mayong – of people vanishing into thin air or beasts magically being tamed – which will surely give you goosebumps. Here, you can still find people practicing magic which have been passed down from generation to generation.

How to reach: Mayong, located about 40 km away from Guwahati, is very close to the Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary. It can be easily reached from Morigaon.

Important attractions: Mayong Central Museum and Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, which has a high number of one-honed rhinos.

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