Fancy Bazaar in Guwahati City

Fancy bazaar is the commercial hub of Guwahati city. The place is famous for selling traditional items like clothes, brass and bell metal products, traditional bamboo and cane products etc.This article will provide detail information about the place and the nearby visiting places.

Fancy Bazaar is situated in the western part of Guwahati city. It is a one of the busiest commercial area of the state of Assam. It is the hub of both wholesale and retail products. The place is famous for the retail shopping areas for all types of cloths and garments. In this market one will get all types of traditional items like clothes, traditional household items and traditional decorative product etc.

What to see in Fancy bazaar

The market is famous for modern Indian and Western fashionable garments with good quality.
Another most important item is silk fabric or Assam silk of various types like - Muga, Paat and Eri. Muga, the golden silk is unique for its colour, texture and durability and it is used in the traditional dresses of the state. Eri is a warm variety of silk which is used for making various types of shawls.
In this bazaar one can see many Gold & Diamond Jewellery stores like Tanisq, Royal jewelers, Manik Chand etc. Along with these artificial Jewellery shops are also available here.
The traditional decorative items of bell metal and brass are also available in this market.
The other products readily available in this area are furniture made of bamboo and cane,tribal arts, including masks bhaonas, Products of bell metal, Assam Tea, vegetables and fruit, hardware materials and so on.

Places of interest near Fancy Bazaar

The Fancy Bazaar area is also famous as a tourist place as there are many temples and other interesting tourist places situated near this area. Besides these many luxurious and standard accommodations are also available in this area. Some of the visiting places are
Sukreswer temple: It is one of the ancient temples of the state. The temple is situated near fancy bazaar on the bank of Brahmaputra River. The temple is dedicated to lord Shiva. Maha Shivaratri is the main festival of the temple. Every day hundreds of devotees visit this temple.

Degheli pukhuri: It is a big water body near the fancy bazaar area. There is a small park beside this pond. Ferry service is also available in this pond.

Planetarium: It is just 5 kilometers away from Fancy bazaar.

Cotton College: It is one of the most renowned educational institutions of the state, which is situated just 2 kilometers away from Fancy bazaar area.

How to reach Fancy bazaar

By Air: Gopinath Bordoloi international airport is about 20 kilometers away from this place and regular bus service is available from airport to Fancy bazaar.
By Train: Guwahati railway station is about 2 kilometers away.
By Bus: Regular bus service is available from all parts of the state.


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