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Elephant Falls

Shillong, India
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Ranked #6 of 40 Attractions in Shillong
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Waterfalls
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Ahmedabad, India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

the place is very clean. Must see. There are steps so gets slippery when rains . One has to be careful.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

as with most popular spots in a tourist place this one's also too crowded. not recommended for elders as it involves several steps. the place is littered at times.

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Overijse, Belgium
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112 reviews 112 reviews
52 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The place was absolutely crowded with souvenir stalls and loads of tourists and the water falls were not impressive. Much nicer water falls further along the road to Cherrapunjee

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Ludhiana
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136 reviews 136 reviews
107 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

During our Shillong trip, we stayed at upper Shillong for three days at our family friend's quarter based on Eastern Indian Air Force Campus & as the sweet,mysterious,most popular water falls located in upper Shillong area so we reached there after few minutes drive. Elephant Falls is characterized by clear water falling over rocks with no particular forms. The falls... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

this place is very much highlighted in shillong. But it is just hopeless. I really shocked to see the fall I was feeling it must be a excellent falls but it's in pictures only.when I visit it I was really shocked it is just not at all worth to go.

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Hyderabad, India
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44 reviews 44 reviews
27 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Tucked, in, nice and cozy, though you have to climb down a large number of steps. Not a very graet waterfall, but a nice picnic spot, and get the kids in the Khasi costumes. It is a hoot.

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Dimapur, India
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The state tourism board has done a good job and the area around the waterfalls and the steps leading to the waterfall are well constructed and maintained. The only disappointment is there are too many shops selling junk food that may cause accumulation of litter.

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Bangalore, India
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63 reviews 63 reviews
37 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This is a small fall routinely in the sight seeing circuit of local tour operators but not really worth the time and drive as there are many other grand falls worth their name and effort. There is nothing even remotely resembling an elephant, wonder how the Englishman managed to see one, thus the name!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Guwahati, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

half an hour from shillong city, elephanta falls lies along the way to cherapunji. Originally it was called 3-satge falls due to its structure, while brtish change the name to elephanta falls due to its resemblance with elephant trunk. Shillong is must-go place in north-east.

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Safwa, Saudi Arabia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
18 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Loved my visit to the elephant falls, not so big though, just few falls in narrow places....not so open....

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