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Ward's Lake, Shillong

(4.1/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web)
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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  • After a bit of shopping in Police Bazar, we thought of spending time at Wards Lake, which is just a couple of minutes walking distance from Police Bazar Circle. Since it was republic day, it was a bit...  more »
  • Nothing as special in this place, however, the availability of boating services is available upto 5pm in the evening. As it is, this is a good place to walk and jog or to spend few hours and choosing ...  more »
  • Wards lake is a beautiful park with a lake. The main attraction of the lake is the boating. A 25 min session for around 150 is a fun ride. My legs started to hurt a little after so much boating. The l...  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