From waterfalls to rolling green hills and parks to caves, Meghalaya is full of remarkable places to visit. One such popular tourists attraction is the Mahadev Khola Dham near Shillong. Believed to be about 150 years old, the Mahadev Khola Dham is a cave temple popular with Shiva devotees. It is believed that the shiva lingam placed here was discovered by the Subedhar Major of the 8th Gurkha Rifles when he was exploring the area after he saw it in a dream.
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Like all other Shiva temples, the Mahadev Khola Dham is a great attraction during Mahashivratri. The fact that it is in a cave also makes it of interest to adventure lovers and history buffs. There are some other temples in the vicinity too adding to the religious significance of the place.
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