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Golf Course, Shillong
Golf Course, Shillong
Rank 1
Ranked 1 of 39
Places to Visit in Shillong
  • Type: Sport
Golf Course of Shillong, is one of the oldest golf courses in the country, commissioned during British regime. The course was laid down by the British Civil Service Officers at a location known as 'Laban' in the year 1898. Initially started as a 9-hole course, it was transformed to... Read More »
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Police Bazar, Shillong
Police Bazar, Shillong
Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 39
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  • Type: Market
Police Bazaar also popularly known as PB by the locals is a commercial hub in the downtown area, near the main bus stand. It is packed with shops, restaurants and hotels making it a convenient central hub from where tourists can make trips to the town's various tourist attractions, and... Read More »
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Mawsynram, Shillong
Mawsynram, Shillong
Rank 3
Ranked 3 of 39
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  • Type: Water spring
The wettest place on earth, Mawsynram gets around 12 metres of rainfall annually. Mawsynram attracts plenty of nature loving tourists who are drawn by its bountiful fresh air, clear blue skies, abundant greenery and lush waterfalls. Mawsynram's other natural attractions include... Read More »
Mawphlang, Shillong
Rank 4
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  • Type: Village
Mawphlang, located 25 km from Shillong, is popular for being home to Meghalaya's most renowned forest grove. Known as the Sacred Forest, it is revered by the local Jaintias and offers a glimpse into the history of the Khasis and their religious beliefs.The Sacred Forest is largely a grove... Read More »
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Spread Eagle Falls, Shillong
Rank 5
Ranked 5 of 39
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  • Type: Water Fall
Spread Eagle Falls is located in the East Khasi Hills District, in the Shillong Cantonment. It is about 6 km from the city and 3 km from the Polo ground. The Spread Eagle Falls or the Sati Falls are considered to be the widest fall in entire Shillong. It grows wide near the pinnacle and gushes... Read More »
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Shillong Peak, Shillong
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Ranked 6 of 39
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  • Type: Hill
Shillong Peak is the highest peak of the province of Himalayas, standing at an altitude of 1,965 metre above the sea level. One of the most visited sites of the hill station, this peak provides a breathtaking view of Shillong city and Himalayan ranges. The star-studded night along with the city... Read More »
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Don Bosco Museum, Shillong
Rank 7
Ranked 7 of 39
Places to Visit in Shillong
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
Don Bosco Museum, is a theme museum that has a repository of information on the entire north eastern states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura. The museum exhibits a wide collection of regional  artwork, attires, accoutrements, handicrafts,... Read More »
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Jakrem, Shillong
Rank 8
Ranked 8 of 39
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  • Type: Village
Located at a distance of 64 km from Shillong, Jakrem is a popular health resort. Visitors are drawn to Jakrem for its famed sulphur hot springs which are supposed to have medicinal curative properties.   Read More »
Sohpetbneng Peak, Shillong
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  • Type: Hill
Sohpetbneng Peak is an ideal site for solitude seekers that stands at an altitude of 1,343 metre from the sea level. The location provides a mesmerising bird’s eye view of the dense forest and the city of Shillong. The peak is associated with mythological tales and is revered by... Read More »
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Lady Hydari Park, Shillong
Rank 10
Ranked 10 of 39
Places to Visit in Shillong
  • Type: Park
  • Entry: Paid
Lady Hydari Park is among the most frequented tourist spots of the region. The park is dedicated to the first lady of the province, Lady Hydari, wife of the Governor of Assam. Lady Hydari Park encompasses a wide variety of local flowering plants and orchids, and is landscaped in Japanese style.... Read More »
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Elephant Falls, Shillong
Rank 11
Ranked 11 of 39
Places to Visit in Shillong
  • Type: Water Fall
Elephant Falls is among most popular tourist sites of the city in East Khasi Hills District. The waterfall is located in Upper Shillong area within the Eastern Air Command of Indian Airforce. Situated at a distance of 12 km from the capital city of Meghalaya and at a distance of 8 km from Rhino... Read More »
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Wards Lake, Shillong
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 39
Places to Visit in Shillong
  • Type: Lake
Wards Lake is among most popular tourist locations of the hill station. It is an artificial lake that is enveloped within a widespread garden. Also known as Polok Lake, the water body is located in the middle of the city. The serene horse-shoe shaped lake is frequented by tourists,... Read More »
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Umiam Lake, Shillong
Rank 13
Ranked 13 of 39
Places to Visit in Shillong
  • Type: Lake
Umiam Lake is among the popular tourist spots and is 17 km from Shillong. Resembling to the lakes of Scotland, the beautiful lake was formed as a part of building a reservoir. The water body is also known as 'Barapani' (big water), sprawling over an area of 10 sq. km. The... Read More »
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Sweet Falls, Shillong
Rank 14
Ranked 14 of 39
Places to Visit in Shillong
  • Type: Water Fall
Sweet Falls, a very steep fall, is one of the most mesmerising waterfalls in the country. The beauty of the waterfall along with gargling sound of the water, bird chirps and rich flora are the highlights of this fall. Situated near Happy Valley, at a distance of about eight kilometre... Read More »
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Meghalaya State Museum, Shillong
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 39
Places to Visit in Shillong
  • Type: Museum
Meghalaya State Museum is a frequented tourist site that exhibits vast collection of artefacts of tribal era and a collection of ancient scriptures. The museum houses a habitat section displaying living places of tribes, instruments used for day-to-day activities such as hunting and fishing.... Read More »
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Beadon Falls, Shillong
Rank 16
Ranked 16 of 39
Places to Visit in Shillong
  • Type: Water Fall
Beadon Falls is one of the two waterfalls flowing through a cluster of hills at an altitude of 1,496 metre. The site is located amidst a dense forest, which is a habitat to wild animals like leopard, langurs, wild cats, deer and bird species. Maintaining a good flow throughout the year,... Read More »
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Bishop Falls, Shillong
Rank 17
Ranked 17 of 39
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  • Type: Water Fall
The Bishop Falls, twin of Beadon Waterfall, origins from the river Umshyrphi. The Bishop streams down to the left of Beadon into a deep gorge. The site is also called 'Sonapani' after a native committed suicide at the site. The three-step waterfall falls from an altitude of 135... Read More »
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Mawlynnong waterfall, Shillong
Rank 18
Ranked 18 of 39
Places to Visit in Shillong
  • Type: Water Fall
Wankhar Entomology Museum, Shillong
Rank 19
Ranked 19 of 39
Places to Visit in Shillong
  • Type: Museum
Wankhar Entomology Museum, situated in Shillong, has a vast collection of different species of butterflies, moths, rhinoceros beetles and other stick-insects of different patterns and colors. Established in the 1930s by the Wankhar family, it is locally known as the Butterfly Museum. Around 1600... Read More »
All Saints Church, Shillong
Rank 20
Ranked 20 of 39
Places to Visit in Shillong
  • Type: Church
All Saints Church is one of the oldest churches of Shillong constructed during the days of British Raj. The British used to compare the area around Shillong to Scotland because of its hills, waterfalls and forests and many used to stay here during summer. The original church constructed on... Read More »
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