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Shillong Places of Interest

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Shillong is the capital city of the state Meghalaya and is located at a height of about 1,496 meters above the sea level that becomes a dreamy landscape for the travelers. The stunning artificial Ward's Lake, to be found at the middle of the city is truly an amazing spot with the inroads finished of smooth sand stones leading to beautiful flowerbeds is worth a watch for the viewers. The picturesque beauty of the location is again sharpened by colorful lighting. People can see a diversity of foreign plants and several rare bird species at the Botanical Gardens here. Shillong Cathedral is one among the magnificence churches erected in the state when the British force stayed in Meghalaya. The church is so big that it can accommodate more than 1000 devotees at a time.

The Shillong peak is another Place of Interest that a traveler should not miss which is located at a distance of about ten kilometers from the Shillong city and approximately 1965 meters above the sea level. The place is a perfect destination for picnic journeys, since the peak presents a magnificent landscape view of the Meghalaya State. Spread Eagle Falls, Sweet Falls and Crinoline Falls are further attractions of Shillong.

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