Mawjymbuin Cave, Shillong

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Dare to enter Mawjymbuin Cave to view stalagmites shaped as a Shiva Linga, which makes the site a sacred place for Hindu people. Despite the cave's large size, some narrow hallways can cause claustrophobic feelings. To visit Mawjymbuin Cave and other attractions in Shillong, use our Shillong tour planner.
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  • July 28, 2017
    This is a proper cave where you can enter from one opening and exit from another.. That is if you can pass through a a very narrow portion in the middle of the cave. If you are claustrophobic, then pl...  more »
  • July 27, 2017
    Must try to visit this place. Very good place for everyone specially children & nature lovers. Entering cave is not suitable for old age, ill and fatty people but don't worry they can enjoy by sitting...  more »
  • July 26, 2017
    Only for the brave and the steady. Those who are not too sure about their ability to twist and turn and crawl through this cave should not venture here. It is an intriguing experience for the people f...  more »

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