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Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra

Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra is a multi-arts complex situated at Guwahati, about 5 km from Dispur, in Kamrup District. It was named after the great 16th century saint and reformer Srimanta Sankaradeva - the father of Assamese literature. The Kalakshetra aims to preserve and promote the socio cultural heritage of Assam.

Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra has an open air theatre and a central museum. The museum showcases various articles used by different ethnic groups of Assam. The open air theater, which can hold about 2000 persons at a time, is the venue for folk festivals, traditional dance and drama. Lalit-Kala Bhavan, Heritage Park and a well established library are the other features of Kalakshetra.

Guwahati Junction Railway Station and Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport are the nearest railway station and airport respectively.

Updated on 16th June, 2005
District: Kamrup
Location: Guwahati

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