Sualkuchi: The Weaving & Craft Village, Sualkuchi. Important visiting information
More about Sualkuchi: The Weaving & Craft Village, Sualkuchi and Historical Information
Sualkuchi is situated on the north side of Brahmaputra in the State of Assam. It is also known as Manchester of Assam due to the large number of cottage industry active in handloom.
Assam produces a very unique kind of Silks, Known as Muga the golden silk, which is not produced anywhere else in the world. Apart from Muga silk, Assam produces two other kinds of silks: White Pat and Warm Eri. These kinds of silks are grown all over Assam and then sent back to Sualkuchi, which is the textile Centre of Assam.
Muga, White Pat, warm eri and endi cloth from this region is known for its quality. Mekhela Chador and Gamosas produced here is sought after all through Assam as well as other parts of India.
Sualkuchi: The Weaving & Craft Village, Sualkuchi address and how to reach
How To Reach: By Train: 26.6 KM away from Kamakhya Junction Railway Station
By Air: 34.7 KM away from Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport
Railway Address :Kamakhya Junction Railway Station, Pandu, Guwahati, Assam 781011 Airport Address :Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport,Borjhar, Guwahati, Assam 781015