Five best silk shops in Guwahati, Assam

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Shopping is intrinsic to any holiday, without it the trip remains incomplete. Assam tourism offers to its visitors a wide range of souvenirs and mementoes for every visitor. The main city of Assam, Guwahati dons quite a few amazing shopping malls and markets in Ganeshguri, GS Road, Fancy Bazaar, Pan Bazaar, Paltan Bazaar and GNB Road. These markets offer to each visitor a wide range of gift products – cane and bamboo items, local arte-facts, handloom products, bell metal and brass utensils, tea etc. But what tops the list is the silk products of Assam.

One of the must have experiences for a tourist is to explore the silk market of Assam. Guwahati is the hub of a range of exclusive silk items like Sarees, Mekhela Chadars (Assamese traditional attire for women), Kurtas, Sherwanis, etc. However, with hoards of emporiums, showrooms and boutiques, shopping becomes confusing. We have listed the five renowned shopping outlets in Guwahati to give you the best Assamese silk shopping experience.

Silkalay

Silkalay Guwahati

The best shop in Guwahati for all sorts of silk clothes, Silkalay never fails to charm its customers. Be it Muga silk or Pat Silk, the shop has a wide range of choice, beginning from an attractive range of Rs 2000. If you have got a fancy taste, the shop also takes personal orders, with a delivery record of 15-20 days.

Prices are usually fixed with no scope of bargaining.

Address :

Kamala Tower, Guwahati-Shillong Road, Ganeshguri, Guwahati – 781005
Phone Number – 08471923685
Hours – 10am – 9pm

Location :

Kalpataru

One of the oldest shops in Guwahati, Kalpataru has been the favorite shopping destinations of locales and visitors alike. Located at the busy Fancy Bazar area, the perk of shopping from Kalpataru is the view one gets to see of river Brahmaputra that is within 5 mins walking distance.

Prices can be bargained to a little extent, but don’t expect huge discounts.

Address :

HB Road, Pan Bazaar, Opp. Hotel Ashoka, Guwahati – 781001

New Kalpataru Silk House: Dr JC Das Rd, Kamarpatty, Pan Bazar, Guwahati, Assam 781001, Phone: 0361 273 4418

Location :

Bowari

Bowari Silk Guwahati

Located in the busiest market zone – Ganeshguri, Bowari is easily accessible to the people. It is not as big as the previous two, but the collection of sarees, mekhela chadars, kurtas/kurtis and shirts in stock have a modern touch in them, and hence have become the one of the favorite silk shopping destination for youngsters in the city.
Prices are reasonable with scope for bargaining.

Address :

Ganeshguri Chariali, Guwahati-Shillong Road, Guwahati – 781006
Phone Number – 08822471606
Hours- 9.30am-8.30pm

Location :

Manju Silk House

Manju Silk Center Guwahati

Manju Silk House is a chain silk stores across the country specializing in all sorts of local silk items. It inaugurated its Guwahati store in September 2014. It has always been famous for its silk cottage industry, which has helped it to attract a sizeable number of customers towards itself. It is a huge two storey building, and hence the visitors have a long list of options. However, the products here are mostly fixed priced, and customers may not be able to bargain.

Address :

Manju Silk Centre Panbazar – HB Road, Pan Bazaar, Opp Third Eye College, Guwahati – 781001, Hours: 10am-6pm
Manju Silk Centre Dispur Division – L.D. Tower, Ground Floor, Dr RP Rd, Dispur, Guwahati – 781006, Assam
Phone: 094355 75615

Location :

Aunty’s Shop

Though Aunty’s Shop is not exclusively for silk products, the customers that have bumped into it have never been left unsatisfied. Catering to the needs of the ladies of the city since a decade, Aunty’s shop is known for its fancy collection of both ethnic and Western wear. If you have a knack for shopping, a visit to this shop must be in your itinerary.

Address :

17, Zoo Road, Chandmari, Guwahati – 781003
Phone Number- 9435546035, 9664445098
Hours – 10am-8pm

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After a visit to the Brahmaputra valley of the north-east, a piece Assam Silk is the best memory you can savor from your holiday. If these shops don’t cater to your taste and need, there is always the village of Sualkuchi – the Manchester of the East, where you can get the items personalised according to your tastes.

JayB

A self-described travel enthusiast...

5 Comments

  1. anuj

    August 19, 2016 at 12:59 pm

    I have my own industry.. I can supply silk products such as gamusa at low price… If somebody need … bulk amount contact me… Mobile… 8486366035…

    • Neha

      November 3, 2017 at 1:15 pm

      Where?? I want to purchase Muga Silk and all.

    • Kaveri

      April 14, 2018 at 4:37 pm

      I am from m.p I want to buy assammes & mugs silk Saree with wholesale.. Plz contact me 7999937428

  2. Subhojit Chakraborty

    February 5, 2017 at 9:56 am

    I go to assam on 14 tma march.want to meet this showroom. I have a small business.

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