Shillong is one of the famous hill station in India. It is situated in the northeast India and is the capital of Meghalaya. This place is known for its scenic view and its clean and green environment. It is located at the 1500 meter above the sea level. This place is truly the dream place and is also known by the name of Scotland of East. This attractive place has so many places to visit and adventurous activities to do like rock climbing, boating and many more. Thus, it can the next perfect destination for your vacations. As there are many more tourists spot in the city. So, let’s take a small tour towards it.

Top 10 Places to Visit in Shillong

Rhino Heritage Museum

It is one of the famous tourist spot in the city that is located at the Bara Bazar in the t. In the Shillong. This museum is dedicated to army personnels, military weapons and war missiles and rifles. This museum is known by the name of Rhino Heritage Museum because of the pink colored rhinoceros sculpture outside the premises. At this place, there are many believes and interesting facts which you are going to know by visiting at this place.

Timing:- 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Entry Fee:- INR 50 Onwards

All Saints Church

It is the famous and oldest church in the city and is located on Kacheri Road at Shillong. It was built during the British Raj and boasts of colonial style architectural design. This church was totally made up of wooden and its intricately fineness attracts most of the tourists. Thus, you must visit this place for once whenever you travel to shillong.

Timing:- 6:00 AM to 12:00 Noon and 4:00 PM To 9:00 PM

Entry Fee:- No entry fee

Sohpetbneng

It is an ideal place to visit and is located at an height of 1400 meter above the sea level. It is the perfect location to meet the nature. It is the heaven of the shillong and the view from this place is really mesmerizing. Thus, it is advisable to visit this place whenever you travel to shillong.

Timing:- Open 24 Hours

Entry Fee:- No entry fee

Ward’s Lake

It is located at the center of the city and is surrounded by the lush of greenery. It is artificially made lake that is also known by the name of Pollock’s Lake. It is the perfect picnic spot with your family and friends. One can also spend their precious time with their loved ones and make your trip more memorable by clicking the snapshots from this beautiful and mesmerizing place.

Timing:- 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Entry Fee:- No entry fee

Elephant Falls

It is also one of the famous tourist spot in Shillong and is located before the city at a distance of 12 km. This mesmerizing place and is named as elephant because the stones at the falls is look like a elephant’s foot. This was built at the time of the British ruler and is named by them as well. It is the fantastic place to spend some splendid time with your family and friends. So, what are you waiting for, add this place also in your list and enjoy your vacations.

Timing:- 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Entry Fee:- No entry fee

Umiam Lake

It is the mesmerizing man-made reservoir that is located at the distance of 15 KM away from the city. It is in north of the Shillong amd regarded as the one of the best tourist spot in the city. This fascinating lake was formed after the dam that was constructed to supply hydroelectric power. It is totally surrounded by the lush of greenery and is the best one to spend some splendid time with your loved ones an you can also enjoy many adventurous activities like boating, riding on motor boat and many more. It is also one of the perfect destination for photography because of the scenic view from this lake. Thus, you can’t miss this at any cost.

Timing:- 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Entry Fee:- INR 50 Onwards

Don Bosco Museum

It is the Asia’s largest museum that was inspired by the Indonesia’s culture. It is the house of beautiful culture and tradition of north-east India. It showcases the various artifacts, paintings, figurines and many more. It is the most recommended place if you love to know about each and every thing and this beautiful place is also regarded as one of the educational museum that educates about the culture and history of the north-east India very well.

Timing:- 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM

Entry Fee:- INR 200 Onwards

Mawsynram

It is the most wettest village in the Shillong. It is acknowledged as one of the perfect destination that beholds the nature’s love and a fantastic view during rain. When the village is covered with the rain drops then it mesmerizes the heart of the visitors because it gives a captivating view and look likes the God has made this village with their hands. So, how can you miss this beautiful place. You must visit here whenever you travel to Shillong.

Timing:- Open 24 Hours

Entry Fee:- No entry fee

Lady Hydari park

This is the most famous park in the city with a variety of flora and a mini zoo inside it. In the zoo you will many species of animals that is the perfect one with the point of view of education. There is also a small lake inside it where you will find ducks and colorful fishes that will really gives you a feeling of relax and peace. So, add this place in your list and spend your some precious time by exploring about flora and fauna and the animals witg your near and dear ones.

Timing:- 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Entry Fee:- INR 10 Onwards

Jakrem

This gorgeous place is located before the shillong at a distance of 50 Km and is popular among the locals and tourists because of its hot water spring of sulphur. As this place is blessed with sulphur than it is perfect medical property from where most of the medicines are manufactured. But now it has become a famous health resort where people come here and spend their precious time with their loved ones by relaxing in calm and pleasing place.

Timing:- Open 24 Hours

Entry Fee:- No entry fee (Depends on the number of days you stays here)