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Ward's Lake, Shillong

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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. Our Shillong trip generator makes visiting Ward's Lake and other Shillong attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Ward's lake is one of the most visited place by the tourists. It is located right at the heart of Shillong. It's a beautiful place which offers you a variety of options to spend time there. The most f...  more »
  • Its well kept place in Shilong, the place is clean, good spot to sit and relax, there is a small bridge and few ducks which makes it a nice place to take some portraits. Good place for a day picnic, y...  more »
  • Ward lake is of the most popular attractions in Shillong, Ward’s lake is a must-visit place when in this pristine and beautiful city of Meghalaya. It is also known as Pollock’s lake. This artificial w...  more »
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  • Awesome natural beauty. Good place for spending time with friends and family. U can enjoy boating experience also..
  • Clean & calm... Located at the heart of the city, it is a good place to spend time with your family with lots of activities to be done in which boating is the main attraction. Also a flower garden for Flower enthusiast. Ward's lake is a place one can come to relax and enjoy a pace of mind. It is closed once a week on Mondays.
  • One of the well maintained park you would have visited. The place is really quiet and serene. Spent around 2 hours there and didn't knew the time was up!!
  • Great place to spend your morning or early evening.
  • Not anything great from tourist's perspective. Its their local boating point