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Address: East Khasi Hills District, Shillong, India

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Sit around the lake and relax

This beautiful lake with a garden and musical fountain is a nice place in the heart of Shillong to enjoy a lazy afternoon or evening. There is a paltry entrance fee of 10 bucks... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kaushik G
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Mumbai
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Mumbai
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This beautiful lake with a garden and musical fountain is a nice place in the heart of Shillong to enjoy a lazy afternoon or evening. There is a paltry entrance fee of 10 bucks. We had walked from our hotel in Police Bazaar area to visit this lake along with the small Botanical Garden located right beside it. We enjoyed... More 

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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice and peaceful place. Enjoyed it Boating was an icing on cake with local clothing also available to take good memories back home with you. All ingredients for enjoyable evening present here

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Noida, India
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112 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went to this place on day 4 of our trip - last day. This was like good to have in my list. Went to gate and it was too early and since don bosco was next in my list so i skipped this one and with entry charges and usual stuff which you can see in any city this... More 

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Thank ukgaurav
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32 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lush green carpet of grass and flowers all around with a lake in the centre.. Cool breeze always flows inside the lake premsis. Its nice for couples and group of friends to sit and relax!

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Chennai (Madras), India
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99 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The lake has a lot of greenery, good walk ways and in the middle a small man-made lake that offers paddle boating. it is a few minutes drive from the main police bazaar The lake is closed on tuesdays Good place to spend a couple of hours , but if it rains it can spoil your visit

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Thank oorsuthis
Hyderabad, India
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414 reviews
152 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the heart of Shillong Police bazar area, this lake is situated next to the Meghala assembly. It offers a beautiful lake for boating and a nice park with beautiful flowers, to sit and relax on seats.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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322 reviews
152 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a small lake which has boating facility and nice hangout area. Perfect for chill out. Very clean and well maintained.

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Thank ReetaKarki
shillong
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Wards Lake is a bit of an institution in Shillong and is popular with young and old, residents and tourists alike. The park was originally built in 1894 and has been well maintained throughout its history. As the name suggests there is a lake in the centre of the park which has boats and pedalos for hire. Surrounding the lake... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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70 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This is a really small lake in the hill side and the attraction is pedal boats for people who can indulge in that activity. If you are pressed for time, this place can be skipped.

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Pune, India
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51 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Beautiful and very well maintained. It is No Plastic Zone. you can take a nice walk along the periphery of the lake. boating options also available. Local traditional costumes are also available on rent to click photos. worth visiting once.

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