Police Bazar, Shillong

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A renowned market in downtown Shillong, Police Bazar offers a variety of merchandise, making it one of the most important shopping areas of Meghalaya state. Clusters of small shops and street vendors keep the bazaar abuzz until late at night. Browse through a wide array of cotton and silk materials, and bargain for handicrafts and local artifacts. Meghalaya craftspeople are famous for bamboo and cane products. Teeming with locals, the place provides the ultimate shopping experience without a large mall. Put Police Bazar into our Shillong tour itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Shillong.
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  • The city was buzzing (More so because it was Christmas when we visited) and lit up. We just had a stroll over losing track of time. Street food, corn, coffee (Khasi coffee), centre point hotel, everyt...  more »
  • This is the main market. You'd find lot of variety in everything here. Some winter wear is so cheap it gives a doubt about it's origin as well, maybe chinese. Lot of eateries here, serving different v...  more »
  • Whatever it is you need to buy there will be someone to sell you it .. a lot of it being chinese tack. Incredibly busy .. good place to people watch .. more for locals than tourists. Traffic getting t...  more »

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Shillong's accommodations cater to a range of tastes and budgets, meeting the needs of budget-conscious backpackers and middle-class Indian families wishing to get away from the heat at lower altitudes. The Police Bazar district has most of the lodgings of interest to those seeking the simplicity of a guesthouse or the value of a hostel. Staying in this lively commercial area puts you right in the thick of things. To the south, you'll find some pristine resort hotels set in privileged spots with vistas, pools, and fine-dining restaurants.
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