Police Bazar, Shillong
Market

Police Bazar

Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 41,
Sightseeing
in Shillong
Average Rating
5.1 / 7 1
54 Ratings & 47 Reviews

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  • Excellent 6
  • Very Good 18
  • Good 15
  • Average 4
  • Below Average 3
  • Poor 0
  • Terrible 1
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  • Best Time:  During Day
  • Length of visit:  1-2hrs
Facilities available
  • Food available for purchase
  • Bathroom facilities
  • Camera/Video allowed
  • Wearing of shoes/footwear allowed
  • Lockers/Storage

47 traveller reviews for Police Bazar

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C.s. manish Dasgupta

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  • C.s. manish Dasgupta
  • Lives in Kolkata
  • 47 Reviews
  •  118 helpful votes
  •  22408 readers

"Centrally located Bazaar and best to visit around 5 PM"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
It is centrally located and the hub for all the shop-keepers. Best time to visit the place is around 5 PM. Please remember the place gets vacant by 08:30 PM. Hence you need to do all shopping etc within that time and if you want to have food nearby then it is advisable to leave Police Bazaar by 07-07:30 PM.
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Krishnaprio Dey

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  • Krishnaprio Dey
  • Lives in Kolkata
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  • 1 Review
  •  307 readers

"Awesome place to shop"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Jan 30, 2016
This is an awesome place with all the hustle and bustle. Lots and lots of shops I swear, you get local stuff as well as Chinese goods there. If you want to take a flight home, not to worry these special bags are available there which you can use as temporary check in luggage just in case you over shop.
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Ranjith  Kumar

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  • Ranjith Kumar
  • Lives in Warangal
  • 3 Reviews
  •  578 readers

"Awesome things at one place"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Dec 24, 2015
Every traveller should visit this place as it is located with everything needed such as shopping malls, cinema hall, hotels, restaurant and taxis. I advice travellers to carry extra clothing on them. While taking a taxi please enquire for fare as some of taxi drivers demand more money than normal.
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Jagdish Raval

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  • Jagdish Raval
  • Lives in Ahmedabad
  • 372 photos
  • 265 Reviews
  •  35 helpful votes
  •  50872 readers

"Simply A Bazar"

  • 4.5/7
  • Posted Dec 13, 2015
This is main Bazar not of Shillong but of entire Meghalaya. From here you can buy everything. The bazar is spread on main road having shops on both side. We purchased some woolen wears from here. Pass time but be aware don't stay up to late night. It is dangerous to wander at night in entire Shillong.
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  • 1 vote

Amit Ghosh

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  • Amit Ghosh
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 23 photos
  • 503 Reviews
  •  108 helpful votes
  •  153871 readers

"The heart of the city"

  • 5.5/7
  • Posted Nov 29, 2015
If you want to experience the pulse of Shillong, Police Bazar is the place for you. Most hotels and restaurants of Shillong are here in this market. The best time to visit this market is in the afternoon, shop from the local shops, try the delicacies in the restaurants and take a walk through the staired alleys or the hilly roads while watching local people and tourists alike.
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  • 3 votes

Archisman Sen

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  • Archisman Sen
  • Lives in Silchar
  • 12 Reviews
  •  23 helpful votes
  •  4433 readers

"Very crowded market place"

  • 3.5/7
  • Posted Nov 26, 2015
Visited the place at the peak of evening rush hour in tourist season. Huge huge crowd and not very novel items. The winter clothing was good but other items had very little choices.
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Raj kumar rava

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  • Raj kumar rava
  • Lives in Gangtok
  • 3 Reviews
  •  667 readers

"Happy shopping experience"

  • 5.5/7
  • Posted Nov 17, 2015
Nice place to shop anything from groceries to many more. It's a traffic point and the bazaar surrounds it into many small bylanes. Easy to shop by walking with good malls and attractions.
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Shiv Shnkar

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  • Shiv Shnkar
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  • Lives in Madhepura
  • 2 Reviews
  •  1226 readers

"Very helping people near the place"

  • 5.5/7
  • Posted Nov 6, 2015
There are so many things to make happy to your beloved. People are very helping and supporting if you ask to the people they respond like as a close friend. So guys must visit for the joy.
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Gopal dutta

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  • Gopal dutta
  • Lives in Delhi
  • 2 Reviews
  •  487 readers

"Nice place to visit"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Sep 21, 2015
Police Bazar is the heart of Shillong. It is situated near Center Point. This is also main market of Shillong. Local fruits are very tasty. Some of them are only produced here. We spent here more than three hours. Climate is so good. Nice place to visit.
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Rahul Bagaria

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  • Rahul Bagaria
  • Lives in Delhi
  • 41 Reviews
  •  6 helpful votes
  •  5765 readers

"Crowded place but looks very nice in Winters"

  • 4.5/7
  • Posted Aug 30, 2015
Main marketplace of Shillong. Vast and always crowded. But looks very nice in Winters. The hawkers and vegetable sellers are in abundance. The best part about this place is we get everything here. It is like a hub for all goods and services in the mighty hill station of Shillong. My hotel was not to far from Police Bazaar. Also that the travel taxis all are available here.
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