Sualkuchi

Find the best handloom work at Sualkuchi. Situated about 35 kms from Guwahati, Sualkuchi is the pride of Assam. A visit here can be an eclectic experience as at each house here one can find traditional bamboo looms. Known for silk weaving and the making of some gorgeous mekhla chadors (traditional women attire), saris, and shawls, the locals of Sualkuchi have simple traditional lives. It is one of a kind place where tourists have the opportunity to witness the lifestyle of the natives and interact with them. The rustic setting and natural beauty further add to the attraction of this lovely place.



Place of Interest / Things to do
Saraigath Memorial Park

This Park is located at Agyathuri on the northern bank of river Brahmaputra. The Park a memorial for the  for preservation and promotion of the memories associated with the Battle of Saraighat which took place in the year 1671 A.D. between the Ahoms and Mughals under the command of the great Ahom Senapati, Lachit Barphukan. The park has four bronze statues of Ahom warriors in battle postures. A bronze plate has also been inscribed to narrate a part of the Saraighat battle. 


Bastra Udyan

Bastra Udyan, and Aamar Sualkuchi, is a museum-like institute with sculptural forms depicting the different activities of the handlooms of the silk village Sualkuchi. The handlooms of Sualkuchi are the pride of Assam and the people of the village are preserving this cultural heritage. Aamar Sualkuchi is not a museum but a collection of some sculptural forms depicting the different weaving processes of the handloom industry which is the only avenue of the livelihood of the people of Sualkuchi, so that tourists coming to Sualkuchi get a clear impression of the different processes of weaving of the silk village.


Ganesh Bigrah Temple

Ganesh Bigrah is an ancient temple which is believed to be established in 11th century by king Ratnapal. Situated near Ghatia Hills, this temple houses a very majestic stone sculptured idol of Lord Ganesha along with the stone idol of Har-Gouri and a Shivalinga. One can also see a copper idol of Lord Krishna of a height of about 10 inches. The place is in complete festive mood during the days of Sankranti of Saon and Bhada.


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