Places around Shillong with architecture

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1/7 Places to Visit in Shillong with architecture

All Saints Church is one of the oldest and most magnificent churches of Shillong. The church was built on Karachi Road during British Raj among the mesmerizing hills, forests and waterfalls of Shillong. However, the disastrous earthquake of 1897, left the old church in ruins and derbies. A new church was constructed and was completed in 1902. The structure of the church is heavily influenced by colonial architecture and it is a marvelous wooden structure. Opposite to the State Central Library, it shares the same vicinity as other tourist attractions such as the State Museum, Lady Hydari Par, C...

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2/7 Places to Visit in Shillong with architecture
Kyllang Rock
78 kms from Shillong city limits
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Kyllang Rock is a magnificent rock structure located in the West Khasi Hills of Shillong. It is a unique rock made of red granite. Visitors have to trek for a few kilometers before being able to reach the rock. It is at a distance of 78 kms from Shillong. And is well connected from the capital city.

This massive structure of Kyllang Rock is located at a height of 5400 feet above sea level with a width of 1000 feet. The gigantic rock is said to have magnetic properties and is believed that no one falls off from its top. This monolithic rock is a part of Khasi folklore and one gets to ...

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3/7 Places to Visit in Shillong with architecture

Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians also known as Cathedral Catholic Church Shillong is a historic church positioned between Dhankheti and Laitumkhrah. Cathedral Catholic Church Shillong is one of the most prominent churches in Meghalaya, visited by over 300,000 worshippers every year.

Cathedral Catholic Church Shillong is erected on the same site where the first church of Shillong was built. The current Cathedral Church was built over 50 years ago. The Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians is one of the most beautiful churches in Shillong. It known for its high arches and stained ...

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4/7 Places to Visit in Shillong with architecture
Mawjymbuin Cave
56 kms from Shillong city limits
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The Mawjymbuin Cave is situated in the city of Shillong and located in the Mawsynram Village near the East Khasi Hills. The Mawjymbuin Cave is 56 kms from the city of Shillong. The Mawjymbuin Cave is situated in one of the wettest place on the planet. The cave is a natural wonder that attaches enormous religious connection. The cave is situated in the wilderness with no close by amenities or basic facilities. The local transport facilities are reasonable and abundant.

The Mawjymbuin Cave is also locally known by the name of Krem Mawjymbuin. It is a 209 metre high cave that is made ...

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5/7 Places to Visit in Shillong with architecture

The Meghalaya State Museum is a government run museum in Shillong. Meghalaya is bestowed with cultural heritage that is well maintained and presented by the state's museums. This museum is located at East Khasi Hills District, Shillong. Meghalaya State Museum is located within Shillong city limits.

Meghalaya State Museum was established in 1975. Meghalaya State Museum serves the purpose of enriching tribal culture and giving respect to our patriotic leaders. This museum serves as a symbol of justice since it has confined collections of different monuments for the great patriots of ...

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6/7 Places to Visit in Shillong with architecture
Motphran
Within Shillong city limits
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Motphran is a historical monument, which translates to "Stone of France", which was erected to commemorate the sacrifice of the 26th Khasi Labour Corps. Motphran is located within Shillong city limits, it would approximately take a 15min drive to reach here.

The British built this monument to honour the 67 porters who died carrying arms, ammunitions and other essential items for the British soldiers during the First World War. Originally named as Mot France, it bears the words of the famous Latin poet, Horace: "Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori" which can be roughly translated ...

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7/7 Places to Visit in Shillong with architecture
The Grand Madina Masjid
Within Shillong city limits
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The Grand Madina Masjid in Shillong is a marvel of architecture and is the only mosque to be constructed out of glass in the entire Indian territory. The 120 ft. high and 61 ft. wide magnificent structure of glass dome and glass minarets is a four-level building is situated in the Lahan area of Shillong. It is easily accessible owing to its location within the limits of the Shillong city.

Grand Madina Masjid is one of the most beautiful mosques in India that glitters and glows in green color at night. The mosque is the largest in the Northeastern states and is open for everyone who...

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