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Nartiang Monoliths a park with rocks

Last year we visited the place from shillong with my family. It is less explored place but one... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
tublukolkata
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Kolkata
Interesting rocks, scenic location

There are many huge rocks here. There is a small plaque explaining the legend that rocks were... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2018
TJmom
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washington dc
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

It's obvious that it must have some religious significance but looking at the sight itself create a lot of imaginative views. Boulders are really very big to appear there and shows the strength of people who would have put them.

Thank VeeJDel
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Last year we visited the place from shillong with my family. It is less explored place but one visit such park.

1  Thank tublukolkata
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

There are many huge rocks here. There is a small plaque explaining the legend that rocks were brought here by a giant. It would be good to have more explanation. Overall a nice stop on the way from Jowai to Shillong. Roads are very good.

Thank TJmom
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

I have marked this as average only because there is absolutely no information at the site explaining what you are looking at and giving a clue as to why the monoliths are there and their purpose.

Site was a bit overgrown and has lots and lots of standing stones.

1  Thank rdella
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Nartiang Monoliths is gem, full of rich history. It was summer capital Those monoliths at Nartiang belongs from stone age and were carried back and erected here to mark the reigns of Jaintia Kings.

Thank Krishnandu
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

This was for me one of the most fascinating places in Meghalaya. There is a huge collection of stone monoliths in a sacred spot. They are in formations and obviously have some significance which we can only guess today. Yet they are probably quite ancient and remnants of an old way of life when wars were fought and ballads were performed in celebration of great heroes and their acts of bravery.
Some of the monoliths are very tall and others very heavy and it must have been a feat to assemble.
If you can use your imagination to recreate ancient ways, you must visit.

Thank NilaGupta
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

The monoliths are maintained by archeological survey of india, there are so many monoliths found in meghalaya, but the largest monolith is here.
To reach Nartiang, it will take 3.5 hours journey by private car from Guwahati(160 km), 61 km from Shillong, taxis are available all the way. Also don't miss the Durga Temple at Nartiang.

4  Thank Diganta_Kakati
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

It's located in quite secluded place and it's almost pin drop silent. The tall megaliths were supposedly made and erected by a Jaintia warrior some 400-500 years ago. Nice to relax and away from noise

Thank devenkhawash
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

Monolith is a geological feature consisting of a single massive stone or rock, or a single large piece of rock placed within a monument. Nartiang Monolith are most significant but neglected structure. It is about 63 Km from Shillong Meghalaya. There are large clusters of monoliths at the place, which have been erected to mark the reign of the Jaintia Kings. It is said these monoliths are the structure laid down during1600 AD. Being neglected place,one can just walk and spend some time sitting over there. There are no restaurant or food joints on the way, as well as near to this site. The tourism department must maintain such a historical place.

3  Thank CsSharma
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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Nartiang Monoliths is one of the most significant cultural structures of the Jaintias. It was laid out from 1600 AD and its amazing ti see how such big vertical blocks of stones were placed and designed.

2  Thank sunnykhawash
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