"Shillong - The Scotland of the East" Shillong by Rupanworld

Shillong Travel Guide: 78 reviews and 309 photos

The beautiful city of Shillong is also termed as “The Scotland of the East”. Situated at a height of 5,000 feet, it has a very pleasant climate and picturesque beauty. Tall pine trees, small hillocks, zig zag roads going up and down inside the city and incessant greenery makes Shillong a unique place. There are some beautiful waterfalls like Spread Eagle falls, Elephant Falls, Beadon Falls etc. falling down from tall hills. There are some beautiful sights also like the Ward’s Lake, Lady Hydari Park with a zoo and a beautiful Golf Course.

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  • anilpradhanshillong's Profile Photo
    Oct 5, 2010 at 12:54 AM

    It would be a deep insult to the Khasi, Jaintia and Garo custom to say that the husband changes his surname after marriage. NO. He retains his mother's 'kur' or 'title' until death. His children, take the surname or 'kur' or clan name of their mother.

  • sabybhatia's Profile Photo
    Jan 17, 2009 at 5:23 AM

    wakai intresting

  • cachaseiro's Profile Photo
    Feb 10, 2008 at 11:28 PM

    you have some very interesting pages about india. thank you for sharing your knowledge with us.

  • mallyak's Profile Photo
    Aug 22, 2007 at 2:27 PM

    Sadly I lived in this part of India when I was about 3-5 years old!

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