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Shillong Travel Guide

Famed as Scotland of the East, Shillong brings to you a true nature’s paradise flourished within a rich tribal culture.


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Shillong At a Glance
  • Population:132,867 (2001)
  • Area :64.36 km²
  • Geo Location:Meghalaya
  • Average Climate:21°C - 32°C
  • Best time to visit:September - May
  • STD Code:0364

Introduction

The largest town of Meghalaya state, Shillong is a heaven wrapped up with hills, greenery and sheer serenity. Shillong is often called the Scotland of East, owing to numerous waterfalls glimmering in the splendid panorama. The architecture is adorned with British insignia. Lakes of Shillong are perfect spots to find peace of mind, Like Umiam Lake and Wards Lake. Some of the most popular waterfalls of Shillong are Elephant Falls, Sweet Falls and Bishop & Beadon Falls. For a spectacular view of the vicinity, tourists are recommended to visit Shillong Peak, the highest point of Shillong. All the golf-aficionados must put Shillong Golf Course in their priority list. This is the only golf course in India with 18 holes. A shopper’s paradise of the town is Lewduh Market, where you can find a mélange of handicrafts, eatables, and handmade shawls. If you are looking for tourist information of Shillong, you have landed on the perfect page.