Sualkuchi is a little village that exhibits the lifestyle and
culture of Assam in its ideal form. The quaint little village is also called
‘Manchester of East’. The village has earned the name because it produces the
highest quality of silk in the state of Assam. The workers in Sualkuchi are
known for their expertise in etching beautiful and appealing designs on Muga
silk. The work is done in karkhanas (also known as workshops). These karkhanas
are in plenty in the village and you will find them almost near every house.
The houses in Sualkuchi offer a rustic view that is typical of the
village. People build houses made of bamboo. The walls of the houses are
covered with mud. Mud helps keep houses cool in summers. Its special property
keeps the houses warm in winters.
There are plenty of species of birds that you can find in
Sualkuchi. The place is a delight for avid bird watchers. Rich in flora and
fauna, you can visit the place if you have an interest in watching migratory
Tourists from around the country come to the beautiful and quiet
village to look at the temples, monasteries, karkhanas, and namghars. The
village offers the amazing sight of majestic hills covered in greenery.
Situated on the banks of the river Brahmaputra on the northern end, the
Sualkuchi village is famous for its natural beauty that leaves the tourists in