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“Good pass time”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Ward's Lake

Ward's Lake
Ranked #10 of 49 things to do in Shillong
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Jaipur, India
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1,123 reviews
762 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2,140 helpful votes
“Good pass time”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2014

Wards Lake is in the middle of the city and is a very popular tourist attraction in Shillong. This artificial lake is surrounded by gardens. It is a horse-shoe shaped lake. You will find here many activities such as boating, walks along stone paths, and fountain dancing.

There is a wooden bridge at the middle of the lake. Either side of the bridge there are lotus flowers. You can see various colorful of fishes in the lake.

There is a cafeteria for refreshments You can also visit nearby Botanical Garden, and can have a view of Governor's Residence. A very nice spot to pass time.

Visited September 2013
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Lake”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2014

Lake is small but has golden fishes and ducks. One can buy grams or food for fishes and ducks.
It has seasonal flowers and pin trees along the path. One side of the lake one can even find lotus in full bloom.
People gather on the bridge on the lake to feed the fishes and ducks.
A small restaurant is there inside where you can get tea/coffee and some eats.
Boats are available for taking a round around the lake.

Visited January 2014
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Mohali, India
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“!! Nice place !!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2014 via mobile

Its a nice place to visit for couples seeking long walks and relaxing amidst the greenery .... Definitely takes off the stress and that's what one should go for at this place ... Was staying at an adjacent hotel and therefore didn't regret spending an evening here .....

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Decent. Carry change”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2014

The lake is nice, you can buy food outside to feed the fishes. A few geese inhabit the lake also. Carry change as the park enry fee and the boting counters rarely have change for anything more than Rs.50

Visited May 2014
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New Delhi, India
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“Nothing amazing.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2014

Don't go here with too many expectations. Just a very small lake. Nothing great. You can boat in the lake. Not a bad place to spend some relaxing time if you just want to get out of your hotel.

Visited December 2013
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