It is considered as the second largest city in the North-East. From here, one can have spectacular views of the surrounding ranges and valleys. Silchar is the center for high education in north-eastern region and is also a commercial center of the state.
Bhuban Hill, Bhubaneswar Temple and temple of Sri Kancha Kanti Devi at Udharband are the attractions around Silchar. Silchar is also the gateway to Tripura, Mizoram, Manipur and Meghalaya.