Meghalaya is one of the country’s newest states with its capital at Shillong. For long a summer retreat of the British, the beautifully kept golf course and several English country cottages testify to another influence besides the local one. Beautiful lakes and falls, hillside cottages, a large university, and the popular Bara Bazar are quaint aspects of this town.
The place, the people and the climate all combine to create an atmosphere to make Shillong an ideal holiday resort throughout the year. Cherrapunjee, the wettest place on earth is only 56 kms away from Shillong.
PLACES OF INTREST :
Ward Lake- 1 km, Botanical Garden & Museum- 2 kms, Meghalaya State Museum-1 km, Lady Hydari Park & Mini Zoo- 2 kms, Crinoline Falls & Swimming Pool- 2.5 kms, Wei Tdem (Sweet Falls)- 12 kms, Shillong Peak- 10 kms, Elephanta Falls- 12 kms, Arunachal Pradesh Museum- 3.5 kms, Iewduh Bara Bazar- 1 km, Butterfly Museum- 1 km, Bishop & Beadon Falls- 4 kms, Shillong Golf Course- 6 kms, Polo Grounds- 5 kms, Umian Lake- 16 kms
Cherrapunjee - 56 kms, Dwaki - 86 kms.
Shad Sukmynsiem means dance with joyful heart. It is a thanks giving dance, held in shillong in the month of April every year