Shillong is the capital city of the marvelous north eastern state of Meghalaya. There are several scenic places to visit in Shillong. The Shillong peak is a great place to catch a breathtaking view of the city. The Umiam lake, 15 km from Shillong, is a result of damming the Umiam river. It is famous for its beautiful views and is a cool place to hang out with friends. At a distance of 12 km from Shillong, the Elephant falls are definitely worth visiting. The Lady Hydari park is known for the variety of flowers like roses and orchids that bloom here.
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Street food at Police Bazaar in Shillong is worth a try if you are a foodie. A trip to Shillong is best combined with a trip to the amazing Cherrapunji and Asia's cleanest village, Mawlynnong. Know more about the places to visit in Shillong: