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Address: East Khasi Hills District, Shillong, India

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Peace and Tranquility in the Middle of Shillong

Wards Lake is a bit of an institution in Shillong and is popular with young and old, residents and tourists alike. The park was originally built in 1894 and has been well... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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shillong
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wards Lake is a bit of an institution in Shillong and is popular with young and old, residents and tourists alike. The park was originally built in 1894 and has been well maintained throughout its history. As the name suggests there is a lake in the centre of the park which has boats and pedalos for hire. Surrounding the lake... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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70 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really small lake in the hill side and the attraction is pedal boats for people who can indulge in that activity. If you are pressed for time, this place can be skipped.

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Pune, India
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51 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful and very well maintained. It is No Plastic Zone. you can take a nice walk along the periphery of the lake. boating options also available. Local traditional costumes are also available on rent to click photos. worth visiting once.

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144 reviews
82 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The lake is very clean and nearby gardens are also pretty and greenery like the boating In wards lake.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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75 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just a lake and a park. Good for couples but family and large groups will find it boring. Instead pay a visit to Umiam lake.

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Thank Akash A
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13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 23, 2017 via mobile

Yu can do boating here as well like in Umiam lake.Good place for tourists N couples who hv plenty of talks with each other to sit N share...overall a warmth place.

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Thank Nivedita D
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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed February 18, 2017

Good place you may enjoy boating here small lake with gardens all around,May spend atime to relax your self

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Thank Amir k
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53 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed February 2, 2017 via mobile

Besides boating and a good picnic spot there is nothing more in the wards lake. There is much more to explore in megahlaya than Shillong .

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Bengaluru, India
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19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed January 23, 2017 via mobile

Visit this place to relax. Awesome place to read your favourite book. Well maintained park. Would be good place to jog. This place is closed on Tuesdays

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Dehra Dun, Uttarakhand, India
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96 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

This lake is located inside the periphery of Shillong.So,transit is never a problem.You will find many locals here.It is a small lake and popular for boating.You can see fishes and ducks while you pedal your boat.Overall its a good place to visit.

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