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. Plan to visit Police Bazar and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Shillong attractions using our Shillong vacation builder.
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  • August 17, 2017
    This is the centre point of Shillong. It houses good restaurants bars and shops. The best place to spend your evening. The place has a lot of crowd and hustle bustle. It's heaven for shopping enthusia...  more »
  • August 16, 2017
    Police Bazaar is the main centre point of the Shillong city. Everyone should visit the place otherwise the Shillong trip will not be completed. It the shopping hub of shillong. In the Police Bazaar ar...  more »
  • August 3, 2017
    Bustling with energy of young, old, family, friends, hawkers and tourists, this place has its own charm. Small, contested yet large hearted, it seems to embrace all with open arms.  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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