Must see attractions in Meghalaya

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    Nongriat Root Bridges

    The most fascinating sights around Cherrapunjee are the incredible living bridges – formed from rubber-fig roots that ingenious Khasi villagers have, over…

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    Don Bosco Museum of Indigenous Cultures

    This well-displayed museum is a fabulous repository of tribal artefacts interspersed with exhibits on Christian missionary work. The self-guided visit…

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    Khasi Hills Archery Sports Institute

    This is the venue for a 50-person archery event whose outcome is the subject of a highly popular betting game in Shillong, known as Thoh Tim or Teer or…

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    Nohkalikai Falls

    At 340m, Nohkalikai is said to be the highest single-drop waterfall in India. It's at its best during the monsoon, when its capacity increases 20-fold…

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    Balpakram National Park

    Hilly Balpakram is traditionally considered by the Garo to be the ‘abode of souls’, where people temporarily go after they die, and is full of…

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    Mawsmai Cave

    This 150m-long limestone cavern, with its low passages, is the most impressive of the area's easily accessible caves and very popular with domestic…

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    Ramakrishna Mission

    At the top of the hill in Cherrapunjee village, the museum in the Ramakrishna Mission (a Hindu spiritual movement with origins in West Bengal) has an…

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    Nokrek National Park

    East of Tura, the forested hills rise to Nokrek Peak (1412m), the highest point in the Garo Hills. The summit is part of the 48-sq-km Nokrek National Park…

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    Nartiang Monoliths

    The Jaintia Hills are home to Nartiang village, 63km east of Shillong, where you can visit an intriguing complex of stone monoliths erected by different…

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    Wankhar Entomology Museum

    This remarkable one-room display of pinned butterflies, moths, rhinoceros beetles and stick insects is housed in the home of the original collector. Most…

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    Ward’s Lake

    The central landscaping element of colonial-era Shillong, this attractive lake has a pretty ornamental bridge, adjacent flower beds and manicured lawns,…

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    Shillong Golf Course

    Walk 2km northeast of Police Bazar to stroll the rolling meadows of Shillong Golf Course, bordered by pine trees and overlooked by a pretty clubhouse. You…

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    Pinewood Hotel

    The centrally located Pinewood Hotel is a 1920s tea-growers' retreat that is particularly representative of colonial-era architecture. It's now a state…

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    Presbyterian Church

    The Presbyterian Church, perched above Police Bazar, is a graceful structure in whose grounds stands a statue of Thomas Jones, the still-revered Welsh…