Tezpur Located 191 kms away from Dispur, the city repletes with the mythological legends and folklore. Tezpur is home to arhaeological ruins, dating back to the 5th and 6th centuries, you can see the ruins at Da Parbatia. Apart from these, the natural beauty of the town and the flurry of activity in Brahmaputa river will mesmerize you.Modern Tezpur was founded by the British colonial administration in 1835 as the headquarters of Darrang district. During World War II, Tezpur received large numbers of refugees fleeing from Burma, particularly the corps of Anglo-Burmese and Anglo-Indian nurses. After independence of India in 1947, it remained the headquarters of Darrang district.