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North East India Meghalaya tourism info

Meghalaya tourism info

Meghalaya has long since been the destination with a difference. Be it for a culture that is a vibrant mosaic of diversity, a rich natural bounty which holds endless delights for the nature lover or for its friendly hospitality.
The capital city Shillong, without a doubt holds in a nutshell what this small yet diverse state is all about. While it still preserves the aura that came with its British heritage, Shillong is also at the forefront of every new trend or development to make its entry in the North-east.
This city is a unique melting pot of cultures and traditions, old and new. While Shillong is the entertainment capital of the North-east, for everything from international concerts to a vibrant night culture; it sees ancient traditions not just being preserved, but flourishing.
For instance, Teer-the age-old Khasi art of archery has been combined with the state lottery system and thus continues to be a source of what some would call a flagrant yet valid means of livelihood. The sacred forests of Mawphlang, likewise, stand in its pristine quiet beauty, as undisturbed today as they were centuries back. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg.
Shillong has a multi-faceted personality that not too many other hill-stations can boast of. Whatever be your passion or indulgence, Shillong is guaranteed to gratify you. Walk through its little streets and explore delightful shopping possibilities and the colorful manifestations of the local culture. Then, as unbelievable as it seems, it takes just a few minutes drive to get you away from the civilization to the solitude of the hills and the majestic pine forests. Fast growing to be the unheralded capital, Shillong is where it all comes together.