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“Not for tourists”
Review of Ward's Lake

Ward's Lake
Ranked #10 of 50 things to do in Shillong
Certificate of Excellence
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New Delhi, India
Level 5 Contributor
82 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Not for tourists”
Reviewed December 22, 2013

It hardly qualifies for an attraction. May be a good place for residents for outdoor leisure but for tourists its a waste of time.

Visited December 2013
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Australia
Level 6 Contributor
66 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Relaxing”
Reviewed December 16, 2013

Beautiful location, well maintained garden, good place to relax and take a stroll. Nominal entrance fee too. The day we went not many people were there and we had a good walk. There are boating felicity in the small lake; however we didn't go for that though. There were only couple of vendors outside who were nuts and chips unlike other places where too many vendors crowd the place; and that adds beauty to the quiet location

Visited November 2013
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Level 3 Contributor
9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Go visit!”
Reviewed November 22, 2013

Normally wouldn't get excited by the idea of a touristy lake area, but this place is well laid out. Blooming season when we were there...what flowers!! And amazingly, in spite of the crowds there, no one seemed interested in plucking them! So different from what we normally see...flowers are for plucking and keeping just for oneself is the norm. Take a walk around and feed some fish.

Visited May 2013
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Duliajan
Level 6 Contributor
138 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“nice boating”
Reviewed August 19, 2013

kids loved the paddle boat. another thing they loved was the varieties of fishes that comes to eat when you throw popcorn into the water. the wait to get into the boat for a ride and the price one has to pay is worth. situated in the Shillong city itself, the beautiful flowering trees and the planted flower plants coupled with the water lily's make it a place to relax and enjoy.

Visited November 2012
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Jodhpur
Level 6 Contributor
63 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“Just Wow ... !!!”
Reviewed June 23, 2012

This place is best of Shillong. For children, it is like heaven. Boating is the main part. Picturesque view all around. Main point, it is in the heart of the city. Bamboo trees are attractive on the lake. Some young couples (lovers) were roaming here and there, making good atmosphere with no vulgarity.
Want to visit again asap.

Visited March 2012
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