Known mainly for the magnificent view of Shillong it provides, Shillong peak is a major tourist attraction located just 10 km from the city. This location also serves as a radar station for the Indian Air Force, so the visitors have to submit their identification and get approval to enter the gate which is under continuous surveillance. At 6,449 feet, it is the highest point in Shillong.
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Once you reach the Shillong view point, you can enjoy a panoramic view of the city and get some amazing pictures. Ten bucks gets you a couple of minutes from the little telescope installed here too. The house on the hill, the playground, local life observed from this telescope is quite marvelous. You can also enjoy some corn or bhutta with chai at the stalls.
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BEST TIME TO VISIT SHILLONG
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