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Nartiang Monoliths

Nartiang Village, Jowai, India
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This was for me one of the most fascinating places in Meghalaya. There is a huge collection of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Must visit to see largest monolith of Meghalaya

The monoliths are maintained by archeological survey of india, there are so many monoliths found in... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
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Nartiang Village, Jowai, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was for me one of the most fascinating places in Meghalaya. There is a huge collection of stone monoliths in a sacred spot. They are in formations and obviously have some significance which we can only guess today. Yet they are probably quite ancient...More

Thank NilaGupta
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

The monoliths are maintained by archeological survey of india, there are so many monoliths found in meghalaya, but the largest monolith is here. To reach Nartiang, it will take 3.5 hours journey by private car from Guwahati(160 km), 61 km from Shillong, taxis are available...More

2  Thank Diganta_Kakati
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

It's located in quite secluded place and it's almost pin drop silent. The tall megaliths were supposedly made and erected by a Jaintia warrior some 400-500 years ago. Nice to relax and away from noise

Thank devenkhawash
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Monolith is a geological feature consisting of a single massive stone or rock, or a single large piece of rock placed within a monument. Nartiang Monolith are most significant but neglected structure. It is about 63 Km from Shillong Meghalaya. There are large clusters of...More

3  Thank CsSharma
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Nartiang Monoliths is one of the most significant cultural structures of the Jaintias. It was laid out from 1600 AD and its amazing ti see how such big vertical blocks of stones were placed and designed.

1  Thank sunnykhawash
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

It's out of touristy circuit but definitely worth visit if you have time. It's about 63 kms from shillong. As soon as you enter garo hills , landscapes changes. There is not much too see enroute from shillong to this place. Lot of monoliths are...More

Thank punjabidude
Reviewed 8 September 2016

The Monolith Garden at Nartiang is the largest cluster of monoliths at a single place in the state of Meghalaya. Monoliths are memorials for people or events. The Nartiang monoliths have been erected to mark the reigns of the erstwhile Jaintia Kings, holding a significant...More

3  Thank Sreesarkar
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

We could not find the place easily. would be good if it is marked properly with a sign board. Beautiful roads and scenery. had difficulty in communication as people don't know the language.

2  Thank Urvashi B
Reviewed 5 May 2016

You can go from Jowai or from Shillong, road is very good between Shillong and Jowai. This Nartiang Monoliths or Stone Garden is a historical place, you can spend some quite time with friend or family surrounding by various monoliths. Moreover, It would be an...More

Thank ruhelsylhet
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

This could be a huge attraction, if only there were some properly trained guides to explain he history and mythology behind these monoliths. A decent place to eat nearby wouldn't hurt either. Otherwise, its a good place to stop and see whilst on your way...More

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19 August 2015|
Response from Hatem R | Reviewed this property |
I think you made a mistake! This is not a hotel. It is a tourist attraction. There is also no sea around!