Ward's Lake, Shillong

4.2
#3 of 24 in Parks in Shillong
Visit an artificial lake dating to the colonial period of the area and feel the ambient of lush green gardens and scenic hills reflecting in the surface of the water at Ward's Lake. The story goes that an inmate at a local prison requested some creative release, bored with the labor camp routine, and, when granted the permission, created this lake some 100 years ago. Participate in local activities of swimming and boating. Enjoy a picnic with family and friends among fountains, gardens, and trails. Feed the fish while standing on the bridge on the lake or from rentable boats. Before you head to Shillong, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Shillong road trip planning site , to make sure you see all that Shillong has to offer, including Ward's Lake.
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  • A nice lake with boating facilities .Though we reached Shillong in the afternoon, but a stroll to this place and some boating were a pleasant experience,  more »
  • Perhaps this is the best place in Shillong. Beautifully landscaped and clean. It has a lovely restaurant which serves super food. There boating facility too. There were lots of tourist police who...  more »
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  • Nice park ..nothing much to do than to take a quiet stroll.boating facilities are there.boating charges are from Rs 80 (for 2 )to Rs 500 for 25 minutes.Entry is Rs 10 per head .Nice bridge at the center of the pool.You can also try out the traditional dresses being offered by locals near the boating ticket counter for a reasonable price .There is also a restaurant in the lake premises "Bamboo hut "offering basic foods .Nice place .Must visit.Very pocket friendly.
  • Beautiful park present near police bazaar which is heart of the city. It has a big man made lake with boating facility and a restaurant. The lawns are green and there are some cherry trees also inside the park. The cherry trees blossom between last week of October & second week of November. There is also a wooden bridge on the lake which makes the more attractive.
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