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Shillong, a perfect travellers’ delight

Tucked away in the north-eastern corner of the country, Shillong, the capital of north-eastern state of Meghalaya, is one of the most beautiful hill stations of India.

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The clement weather of the exotic flora and fauna of the state Shillong is a traveller’s delight. One of the oft visited places, Shillong peak, the highest point of the state is perched at a height of 1,965 meters above sea level.


The peak offers a panoramic view of the Shillong city. Originally developed as a summer get away and the capital of East Bengal and undivided Assam during the British colonial era, Shillong still retains some of that fading charm from a era by gone. Located in the heart of Shillong is the Ward's lake named after one of the British administrators.

The lake also offers the facility of the boat raiding. Covered between tall pines and green grass, the 18 Hole Shillong Golf Course is considered to be the Gleneagles of the east at the United Stated golf association museum. They also find mentioned in international directory of golf courses of repute.

And for those who wished to find spiritual solace, Shillong is blessed with cathedrals and churches. This is one such cathedral dedicated to merry help of Christian. The cathedral is one of the land marks of Shillong.

Nature has showered Shillong with its bounty. This state is dotted with cascaded water fall and for more adventures travelers and those who wish to unwind in the lap of nature, Shillong also has a lot to offer.

Shillong is also a paradise for scientifically oriented and curies bonitoes. The rich species of flora and fauna in the secret grove are rimmed by a dense growth of special trees. Yellow topped taxis are available for the interstate tour.

Meghalaya can be visited any time of the year with the best time is during summer to get away from the heat and dust of the Indian cleans.

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