Botanical Survey Of India Orchidarium


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Botanical Survey Of India Orchidarium Overview

Ranked 55 of 43 sightseeing in Shillong

Botanical Garden is located along with Ward Lake in the midst of Mawphlang Sacred groves or virgin forest. Among popular tourist sites in the city, the garden has a rare collection of orchids and plantations.

The spot delights nature lovers with ampleness of indigenous and exotic plants. To preserve the forest and flora of the area, a religious myth is associated with the place. As per the myth, all the plantation is considered sacred and disturbing it brings misfortune.

Located in a remote area on the outskirts of the city, Botanical Garden also features an orchid house that has an amazing collection Orchids. Besides, there is a mini aviary with a collection of rare and colourful species of birds.

For the visitors, there is a well-laid pavement to stroll through the garden. Situated at the centre of the city, the site can be accessed from all corners of the city.

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 2-3hrs
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Operating hours

Monday - Friday:
9:30 AM -6:00 PM
9:30 AM -6:00 PM
9:30 AM -6:00 PM
Public Holidays:
9:30 AM -6:00 PM

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Abhijit Gupta

Abhijit Gupta3.2/5

284 reviews

A National Orchidarium

It is a national Orchidarium belonging to the Botanical Survey of India. If you have a free day in Shillong, you can visit the museum. It will be good time there with all treasures kept in safety.

Rituraj bhuyan

Rituraj bhuyan4.6/5

11 reviews

A very good place for tourist attraction

The Botanical Survey of india Orchidarium is cool enough to spend time in there for every traveller