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What travellers are saying about Police Bazar

Experience scale
  • Good 12
  • Very Good 10
  • Average 4
  • Below Average 3
  • Excellent 3
  • Terrible 1
  • Poor 0
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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 1-2hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Day
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Reviews and Ratings

Vishal wadhwani

Vishal wadhwani4.3/5

33 reviews

Main Market Area

This is the main market area in Shillong. One can find everything from local food to shop for things as well as buy local plant buds for taking them back home.

Manoj Menon

Manoj Menon3.9/5

79 reviews

The hub of Shillong

Police Bazaar is the hub of Shillong where you can find all the tourists flocking in during the evening. It has various roadside stalls that pop up in the evening and cater to the varying needs of the tourists. A good place to visit and spend the evening with family and friends. I enjoyed the pop-up food stalls there which serves some of the local cuisines.

Ankita Sharma

Ankita Sharma4.3/5

17 reviews

The Life of the City

The Police Bazaar comes alive every evening and I cannot explain how thrilling the experience is. It is situated in the heart of Shillong and anyone who loves street-markets must visit it without fail. The winding, interconnected streets can throw up some unexpected bargains at you. Especially for girls looking to buy the latest in fashion, this is where you should be. Also the perfect place to get a taste of the best local cuisine, especially hot steaming momos.

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Bornav Ráychaúdhury

Bornav Ráychaúdhury3.6/5

18 reviews

City centre

Police Bazaar is the main market area of Shillong. It is located the heart of the city. It is a tourist hub as most hotels, restaurants, emporium, taxi stand and bus depot are located here.
  • City centre

Kaushik Mitra

Kaushik Mitra3.6/5

39 reviews

Shillong Centre Place

Police baazar is the heart of Shillong .. You may call it a centre point .. It's a shopping place .. You can get all types of commodities here .. Starting from handicrafts to tea and many others. Some good bakeries are situated here. There are also good hotels located at this place .. Shillong bus stand is situated nearby ... Cabs are easily available here .. It's a place to meet and greet ...

Dheeraj kumar

Dheeraj kumar3.6/5

8 reviews

Good shopping site

There are many options to buy in this market, full of diversities, you can bargain, many clothes, dress materials and electronics shops, you can try tribal food being sold around, if you are hungry and looking for north indian roti and sabzi, you will have to work hard to find one to dine in. The place is always crowdy, it can be reached by maruti 800 black yellow taxis which operate in Shillong.

Anshul taran

Anshul taran2.5/5

32 reviews

Just like the normal market

However it is the central point of Shillong, but it is the usual market where everything is available from clothes to food to transportation. Most of the markets are open till 8 pm but some shops are open till 9 pm also.. Crowded place like any other markets, can also find some indigenous things.

C.s. manish Dasgupta

C.s. manish Dasgupta4.3/5

102 reviews

Centrally located Bazaar and best to visit around 5 PM

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.

Krishnaprio Dey

Krishnaprio Dey5.0/5

1 review

Awesome place to shop

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.
  • Awesome place to shop

Ranjith  Kumar

Ranjith Kumar4.3/5

3 reviews

Awesome things at one place

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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Police Bazar, Shillong

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Police Bazar, Shillong
Police Bazar, Shillong

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