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Address: Sohra, Cherrapunjee, India

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Pomsohmen stream lies the cremation ground of the Sohra Syiemship (Cherra Chieftain).

By the side of the Pomsohmen stream lies the cremation ground of the Sohra Syiemship (Cherra Chieftain). Cremation of the dead Syiem (Chief) of Sohra is one of the most expensive... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
Nagpur, India
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Nagpur, India
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

By the side of the Pomsohmen stream lies the cremation ground of the Sohra Syiemship (Cherra Chieftain). Cremation of the dead Syiem (Chief) of Sohra is one of the most expensive and intricate ceremonies. The body of the Syiem is normally kept for years together, if customary formalities are not performed by the Syiem-elect. Its Location: East Khasi Hills District,... More 

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Reviewed 12 June 2016

awesome drive from shillong. full of mist even @ day time. once you reach there the scenic view point will take your breath away. experience of a lifetime

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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 29 April 2016

On the way to cheerapunjee from Shillong along the picturesque route, enjoy a stop over at this point. You can walk down the steps and reach the view points from where you get a brilliant view of the lovely valleys full of greenery. Nature lovers would really enjoy this place. Tourists can also take nice photographs here. A few shops... More 

Thank sridharan2013
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Reviewed 8 December 2015

Sohra - Cherrapunjee is about 2 hours drive (60 KM) from Shillong - Meghalaya capital. Entire road is a scenic drive and one can enjoy self drive who loves to drive on serpent hilly roads. I took friend's car and drove around for 3 days

Thank MukeshDave
Guwahati, India
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Reviewed 10 June 2015

It marks the entry point of Cherrapunjee and offers a view of the gorges of the Khasi hills. It is a refreshment halt for many tourists and has a few stalls serving tea and snacks even in the rain. One can also walk down the steps in the view point. Construction work of better amenities for tourists at that spot... More 

Thank Bornav
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 25 May 2015

If you are visiting Shillong then it is highly recommended that one visits Cherrapunji located in Sohra area that is approx. 02 hrs drive from Shillong. It is recommended that a day's trip is planned and several waterfalls, prominent among them would be Seven sisters, Caves and root bridge would mesmerize you with pristine beauty. One can either book a... More 

Thank Suryavanshiaks
Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 18 December 2014

I am a local of this near by place, I am from Shillong and I thought it is good enough for me to intro the place in brief. The Place is just around 3-4 hours from Shillong and the roads that lead to this small town is magnificent and the climate is awesome all year round although I would suggest... More 

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Reviewed 17 May 2014

On the way to Cherrapunjee our first halt was at this place. Nice place for photography. After going down few steps there was a view point. We took few snaps from there. It was one of the memorable view point in our whole trip.

7 Thank sanaser
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed 26 October 2012

This was a very short trip planned just days before the visit. We stay put in Cherra resort a little away from Cherrapunjee town, and while our journey from Shillong airport to our destination we instantly thought that this is one of those memorable visit which shall be in our memories for long.The journey itself was so beautiful that we... More 

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