The place Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetre got its
name after a famous poetic playwright and a reformer of the medieval times,
srimanta Sankardev, and serves as a cultural institution located in Panjabari
in Guwahati. The sole purpose of the place is to promote the art, culture and
tradition of Assam. It is the center of showing to the world and bringing forth
the state’s cultural brilliance by
bringing to light cultural artefacts and the stories of its past. The center
was built in the year 1990, and showcases the artistry of the North-eastern
parts of the region whilst also nurturing the preserved heritage of the place.
Covering several acres of land, the center can brag about its ownership of a
library, an art gallery, a museum, and a children’s park besides several other
facilities. A mosaic amalgamation was put up in order to capture the city’s
essence, the richness of its divers ethnicity, its grandeur, and to also
promote, preserve and restore its rich heritage. This non-profit organization
has the singular aim to provide the beautiful people of Assam with cultural and
spiritual upliftment they desire. The structures and buildings put up within
the premises have been designed to take on the traditional Assamese designs,
showcasing the lives of its native people, its various groups and sub groups of
the state. A visit to the Srimanta Kalakshetra center is one that is definitely
sure to be an intriguing experience for tourists, and it is highly recommended
to not miss out on this life time experience while one is at the center.
Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra Center Museum
The centers museum is one of the main
attractions, and was built in the year 1990. The museum has a display of rich
archeological findings from the glorious past heritage of Assam. It shelters
different cultural artifacts which are of great significance to the
conservation of the heritage of the state in addition to provide various
articles on the ethnic importance of these findings. The center has succeeded
in the portrayal of the North-eastern regions rich heritage and various
customs. A visit to the museum is definitely an added treat to the experience
at the center.
Other Areas to Visit at the Srimanta Sankardev
There are other various places tourists can visit
while at Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra, and some of these places include;
Open Air Theatre: The theatre boasts of a large sitting capacity of about
2000 guests, and is also used for various spiritual and cultural rituals,
traditional dance performance, and also drama and folklore events.
Artists’ Village: This is a true and genuine representation of a
traditional Assamese village. This makeshift village gives a true graphical
representation of a rural Assam village, giving off the vibes of a tangible
feel of the true ethnicity and cultural heritage.
Bhavan Library: This library is an enormous deposit of different literature
books, manuscripts, and artifacts.
4) Lalit Kala Bhawan: This is a center
created to showcase exhibitions on the arts and culture of the region.
5) The Heritage Park: This park provides
tourists with the opportunity to rest and relax, taking a time out from all the
Visiting Srimanta Shankderv Kalakshetra
The center has made new provisions for a cable
car ride to convey tourists from certain points. It is highly recommended that
tourists try out this ride as in adds to the thrilling experience of the visit.
Srimanta Shankardev Kalakshetra
The town of Guwahati is a very well linked area,
and has amenities like cab services, auto rickshaws, and its state run buses.
One could either choose to take a personal drive down or very well decide to
hire a private vehicle for the ride, while other alternative means of getting
to the center is to take a public bus in order to get to the desired