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Address: Downtown, Shillong, India

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Quintessential hill town bazaar

This is the main market of Shillong and it is extremely crowded. One of the main roads is now completely pedestrian, but even then you have to jostle for space. There are several... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
machinat
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Dibrugarh, India
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Everybody talked about this market so we also went so that not to regret afterwards. But it is simply a downtown market with no special attraction. So for tourists, no need to waste time visiting.

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Dibrugarh, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the main market of Shillong and it is extremely crowded. One of the main roads is now completely pedestrian, but even then you have to jostle for space. There are several roads leading out from a central plaza, from where transport is available anywhere, up to about 9 pm. The shops, markets, and malls are situated on these... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Police bazaar is the city center of shillong, this is the place where you'll get everything you can get in Shillong

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New Delhi, India
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I think people eating bettle nuts and spitting all around leads to this bazar being painted red. I found it to be very crowded. There wasn't anything unique to the market

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Guwahati, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

the only night place at shillong beside three theatres of which only gold and then anjali are good ones. If u negotiate and bargain, good n cheap articles may be purchased esp. woolens.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Heart of tourist spot in Shillong from haggling taxi drivers to small shops. It boasts of a mall with parking. Kfc , subway , cookie man. Bustling with tourist activity.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It’s a bazzar and the heart of Shillong. It’s a main market of shillong. You can have local cuisines, you can go for shopping. All major hotels are situated at this location. From here you will get the cab to other parts of Meghalaya like cherrapunji or guwahati. Mobile network will work w/o any issue and place is damn safe... More 

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israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

many people, many stalls, lot's of shops, but nothing to get excited about. you can find this type of bazaar in most towns in the world.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is the prime location for hotels and resturants, market, communication, everything available in a small radius.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Too crowded, too much pollution & traffic with taxis coming in from all sides. There are nice eateries all around

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