a romantic retreat and to spend some time far away from the madding
crowd, Shillong is the best place to be. It is because of the breathtaking
scenic beauty of the place that it is often referred to as the Scotland
of the East. It is situated in the north eastern state
of Meghalaya. Positioned close to the world’s wettest place
Cherrapunji, Shillong is resided by local tribes like Khasi, Jaintia
and Garo. Also known as the abode of clouds, Shillong is a pollution
free city, where you can breathe in fresh and clean air.
Bordered by forested hills, Shillong
in Meghalaya experiences a pleasant climatic condition. It is because
of the climate that thousand of tourists from all over the world
throng to this place. While the summers are pleasant, the winters
are freezing cold. The temperature may fall down to 4° C. The
ideal time to visit Shillong is between October-November and March-April.
With numerous waterfalls, pine trees and forested
mountains, Shillong is an ideal tourist destination. You can find
several museums and churches, which are worth visiting by the travelers.
Experience the breathtaking beauty of the nature and explore varied
features of Shillong. You can visit various places of interest during
your trip to Shillong, which include Gunner’s Falls, Sweet
Falls, Crinoline Falls, Beadon Falls, Spread Eagle Falls, Elephant
Falls, Dumpeep Peak, Shillong Peak, Sohpetbneng Peak, Dingei Hill,
Ward Lake, Umiam or Barapani Lake, Botanical Garden, All Saints
Church, State Museum, Cathedral of Mary Help of Christian, Lady
Hydari Park, Grotto Church and Cherrapunjee (Sohra).
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