Places around Shillong within 10 kms

Here's a list of all places you could visit in Shillong with your prescribed distance:

1/23 Places to Visit in Shillong within 10 kms
Air Force Museum, Shillong
Within Shillong city limits

The Air Force Museum, situated in the East Khasi Hills District of Shillong is a a museum of defense, culture and heritage of Shillong. The well maintained display of technologies and models used by the IAF Eastern Command is housed within the Air Force Museum of Shillong. It is located within Shillong city limits.

Other than missiles, air crafts and cultural insight, the Air Force Museum also offers pictures of Indo-Pak and Indo-China war. The museum can be easy located as it is near national highway 106, inside the campus of Eastern High Command. The museum offers a panoply of wa...

2/23 Places to Visit in Shillong within 10 kms

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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Barabazar also called as lewduh Market is a prominent market located in East Khasi hills of Shillong. The name Lewduh market literally means the market of the common people. And it surely stands for its name, as the market offers almost everything for all by all. It is at a distance of 3. 7 km from Shillong and takes about 10 minutes to reach there.

Barabazar is one of the oldest and largest trade centres in Northeast India. It is fascinating to see women running most of the shops here. Religious ceremonies take place every year in the market area. The rituals performed signifies to ...

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Beadon Falls, Shillong
5 kms from Shillong city limits

Beadon falls is one of the twin falls located on the East Khasi Hills of Shillong. It is a narrow stretch of the waterfall that falls into Umiam river at its foot. It is at a distance of 5 km from the centre of Shillong and is well connected by road transportation.

Beadon falls is one of the tallest and steepest waterfalls in India. It is located in the Suna valley of Shillong. It falls along with its twin brother Bishop falls which is adjacent to it. The falls can be seen from a viewpoint that is located just a few kilometres away. However, there are a couple of other viewpoints too...

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Bishop's Falls, Shillong
5 kms from Shillong city limits

Bishop's Falls is a waterfall located in the city of Shillong, Meghalaya. It is located close to Shillong city limits and is approachable from the city.

The waterfalls cascades from green elevation, forested with different varieties of flora. Visitors can witness the waterfalls from a distance, one cannot get close to the actual site.

The Bishop Falls is a three-tiered waterfall with a height of 135 metres (443 ft). The Bishop' Falls is often referred to as the twin brother of the Beadon Falls. More than the waterfalls, the greenary and the scenic beauty of the site can...

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Crinoline Falls
Within Shillong city limits

Crinoline falls is one of the most celebrated waterfalls of Shillong. It attracts visitors from around the world and is preferred by all age groups. It is located at a distance of 3 km from Shillong and is well within the city.

Crinoline falls fall from a height of 13 feet creating a natural water pool at its bottom. The water gushes through the rocks and dense greenery surrounding it to fill water to the pool. It seems like a most pristine location, which is flanked by colourful orchids on both the sides of the pool. The waterfalls are well maintained with all the tourist facilitie...

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Don Bosco Museum, Shillong
4 kms from Shillong city limits

The Don Bosco Museum of Indigenous Cultures is Asia's largest Museum of Indigenous Cultures of its kind. Located in Mawlai, it is 4 kms away from Police Bazaar in Shillong.

Don Bosco Museum in Shillong remains a major tourists' spot providing a glimpse of the rich and multi-cultural lifestyles of the peoples of North East India. Perched at the hill of Mawlai in Shillong, it has seven floors with various galleries presenting the eight states of north east India in a panoramic view. Rising into Shillong's skyline the Museum is a seven storey building with 17 well laid out galleries o...

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Don Bosco Square
Within Shillong city limits

Don Bosco Square is a public square in Shillong. Do Bosco Square is a piece of Shillong history that stands out right in the centre of this locality. There is an elegant statue of Don Bosco aloft a podium situated at the center of the square.

Don Bosco Square in Shillong is the busiest hangout place for college's students. The popular schools and colleges in Shillong are located in this area, which include 4 of the oldest educational institutes of the region. Don Bosco Square area is also popular for small restaurants that are located on both sides of the road. Visitors usually com...

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Ever Living Museum
9 kms from Shillong city limits

The Ever Living Museum is prominent museum located at Mawshbuit, around 9 kms from Shillong. The Ever Living Museum was opened as a living testimony of one's love for nature, culture, tradition, history and posterity.

The Museum owned and operated by retired Meghalaya government engineer Kyntiewbor War. Inaugurated in April 2015 as the latest addition to Shillong's long list of museums, The Ever Living Museum is considered as a modern-day 'cabinet of curiosities', a microcosm of Meghalaya showing a collection of its tribes, stones and flowers, put together by this after years of co...

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India Orchidarium and Botanical Garden is a prominent tourist attraction located in Ward's Lake in Shillong. Just 2 Kms from Shillong, India Orchidarium and Botanical Garden is located in a relatively remote area on the outskirts of the city.

Wards Lake is a century old picturesque lake located near the heart of the city. Wards Lake is popular for short garden walks and boating. India Orchidarium and Botanical Garden - just below the Wards Lake - is home to indigenous and exotic plants and colourful species of birds. This Botanical garden houses an incredible collection of rare orc...

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Lady Hydari Park
Within Shillong city limits

Lady Hydari Park is a Japanese styled public park in Shillong. Its a lush green park, stretched over a kilometre in the heart of Shillong.

Lady Hydari Park is named after the erstwhile first lady of Assam, Lady Hydari. Distinct Japanese influence is seen in every space in the Park, from the round shaped hedges to circular design elements and to small ponds scattered all around the park. There are a vast variety of orchids and flowering plants that add to the glamour of the Park. But the bed of roses is exceptionally the best of Lady Hydari Park.

Lady Hydari Park is not only...

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Mahadev Khola Dham
5 kms from Shillong city limits

Mahadev Khola Dham is a hindu temple located within natural caves around 5 kms from the main city center of Shillong. The easiest way to reach this place is to take a cab. Visitors can trek at Mahadev Khola canves or climb the steps leading to the temple.

The history of the temple goes back to the belief that a saint named Lakhiya Baba came pondering this place around 150 years back. During those days the area was covered with thick forests. It is said that a major of the battalion named as SubedarGurkha Rifles dreamt about a saint wearing red color dress and a string made of rudra...

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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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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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Within Shillong city limits

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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Police Bazar, Shillong
Within Shillong city limits

Police Bazar is a one-stop public square and a market for every kind of tourist visiting Shillong. It offers several kinds of opportunities for shopping and entertainment. Being a market is something that is complex, crowded yet beautiful. People from various states come here for many goods and thus facilitate local trading swiftly. Police Bazar is located within Shillong city limits.

Police Bazar is central to Shillong. It's a square with 5-6 roads converging onto it and one side being totally occupied by Shillong Club and other government buildings. All roads are shopping streets...

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Nestled at the approximate altitude of 2000m above the Sea Level and located at a distance of 10 kms from the heart of the city the Shillong View Point, also known as Shillong Peak, aggrandized as the highest geographical point of the entire Meghalaya State is greatly esteemed amongst the vacationers and day-trippers as an ideal picnic destination and a classic tourist hotspot. The panoramic bird's eye view of the downhill Shillong city during the day and the fascinating vista of the glimmering city lights at night yield a real treat to the human eyes.

Enclosed by luxuriant Himalay...

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The Spread Eagle Falls - popularly referred to as the Sati Falls - is a natural waterfall located near Shillong. Derived from its majestic looks like an eagle with its wings spread far and wide, The Spread Eagle falls is a great tourist destination situated about 6 kms away from the main city of Shillong. The waterfalls serves as among the most popular waterfalls in the area and is a great tourist destination to look forward for close to the city.

The thin steep fall of water in the mountain spreads bold and beautiful in the lower parts and the sight of the cascading water is mesme...

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St. Anthony's Botanical Garden is a beautiful garden near in the heart of Shillong. The botanical garden is located inside the campus of St. Anthony's College. It was inaugurated for public in 2004 and has been a place of attraction for tourists, ever since. The garden also serves as a reserve for the study and scientific research of various flora. It is situated at a distance of 2. 5 km from the center of the city.

The garden was established with a motive to secure the existence of rare and endangered plant species. It is for this reason that the garden boasts of showcasing some o...

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Sweet Falls, Shillong
10 kms from Shillong city limits

Located 10 kms away from the city of Shillong, the Sweet Falls are one of the steepest waterfalls in Meghalaya. The white waterfalls descend from a mighty height of 312 ft. The flow of the stream remains unbroken by any hindrance from large rocks and the water tumbles with tremendous force. Sweet falls are situated in the East Khasi Hills.

The Sweet Falls allure the tourists to dive into the splendor of nature. The falls drop amidst the exquisiteness of lofty mountains, green forests, colorful flowers, and warbling birds. The scenic beauty is so amazing that tourists tend to gaze a...

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The Grand Madina Masjid
Within Shillong city limits

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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Wankhar Entomology Museum
Within Shillong city limits

Wankhar Entomology Museum is a specialized museum that displays a private collection of rare varieties of insects like butterflies, moths and beetles. Wankhar Entomology Museum located in Riatsamthiah, within Shillong city limits.

Wankhar Entomology Museum is said to be the only museum in India exclusively devoted to moths, butterflies and insects. The museum is owned by the famous Wankhar family of Shillong, which established the museum during 1930s. The museum is located in a ground floor of a private bunglow. Wankhar Entomology Museum has a vast collection of different species of ...

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Ward's Lake
Within Shillong city limits

Ward's Lake or popularly referred to as the Pollock's Lake is a Lake situated in the middle of the city of Shillong. The artificially developed garden and lake is filled with lush greenery and is a named after the Chief Commissioner who started the project. It is within Shillong city limits.

The Ward's Lake serves among the most common tourist attraction in the north eastern city, Shillong. The main water body is man-made is surrounding by beautiful garden filled with exciting species of flora that leaves behind much to explore. The lake is also adjacent to the botanical garden th...