North East States
Shillong : Known as the Scotland of the East, Shillong is situated on an elevation of 1946 metres above sea level. It derived its name from the legendary Shyllong hill range, where the deity U Lei Shyllong dwelled. It is the state capital of Meghalaya and also the headquarters of East Khasi Hills District. Shillong was previously home to the Khasis but now its population comes from all regions of the country. English is the official language and Khasi the predominantly spoken language but English, Hindi and Bengali are also widely spoken.
Shillong peak is considered as the most beautiful scenic place and also a romantic destination for newly weds and couples. Its a picnic spot and most visited.
This place is surrounded with the beautiful view of flowers blooming in an array. Situated in the middle of the city is this pleasant lake with boating facility. One can enjoy boating or recess on the grass of the garden nearby and take a break from the busy life schedules.
|#Lady Hydari Park
The is park is named after the first lady of this place. She was the wife of first governor of Shillong. The park being spread over an area of more than a kilometre consists of a mini-zoo, a deer park and a play area for children. The park blossoms with a variety of of well bloomed roses, orchids and many other varieties of flowers. This park is dressed in Japanese style. This park is now managed by the forest department