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Shillong (A Trip to Shillong)

Shillong, formerly called Yeddo or Lewduh, city, capital of Meghalaya state, northeastern India. The city is located in the east-central part of the state on the Shillong plateau, at an elevation of 4,990 feet. The beauty of Shillong needs no introduction. It is a small city and the best way to experience is on foot. Walking around the city, exploring its food and culture, talking to the locals could be the life time memories for you. A large number of tourists visit this place annually.

This place has great weather and incredible scenic beauty. There are many places worth visiting and many activities that keep tourists engaged here.

Umiam lake

This lake is famous for water sports and a popular hangout. Located around 15 km from Shillong. It was created by damming the Umiam river.


Shillong peak

This peak is considered as the most beautiful scenic place and also a romantic destination for newly weds and couples.


Elephant falls

It is a combination of 3 rivers. One of the british officers named it as elephant falls after they saw a rock which resembled as an elephant. This rock was later destroyed due to earthquake.


Police bazar

Police market is the main market of Shillong. Shopping of wood and winter clothing can be good here. You will also find good options for eating and drinking.


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