Typical mizo village (zokhua) – Falkawn

Category Historic, Natural / Scenic beauty

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  • Typical mizo village (zokhua) – falkawn, mizoram
    Typical mizo village
  • mizo zawlbuk at falkawn
    mizo zawlbuk at falkawn
  • typical mizo traditional house at Falkawn
    typical mizo traditional house at Falkawn

Falkawn is a small village situated 18 km. south of the main city of Aizawl. Depicting the lifestyle and culture of a typical Mizo village, this site is frequently visited by tourists. Art &Cultutre Department, Government of Mizoram Department has set up a Cultural Centre (Zokhua) at Falkawn in 1992. The centre is a mini live-museum where Zawlbuk (Dormitory), Lal In (Chief’s House), Pum (Blacksmiths) and other Mizo typical houses are erected. There are freedom fighter memorial stones and Taitesena commemoration stone.

A part-time chowkidar is engaged and the centre is frequently receiving public visitors.Entry fees [at] Rs. 20.00 and Rs.10.00 for adult and children are respectively.

How to Reach :

By Air

The nearest airport is Lengpui Airport in Aizawl district located a distance of 32.1km from Aizawl City.

By Train

The nearest railway station is Silchar Railway Station located at a distance of 171km from Aizawl.

By Road

Located at a distance of about 18 kms to the south of Aizawl. Tourists can avail taxi or rent a car from Aizawl and reach the destination in about 1hr 20mn.