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Ward’s Lake

#Lake in Shillong

Also known as Pollock’s Lake, this artificial water body is encircled by an extensive lush garden and lies in the middle of the city. The serene horse-shoe shaped lake is frequented by tourists, honeymooners and picnickers. Wards Lake offers numerous recreational activities such as boating, walks along with cobble-stoned paths and fountain dancing. Wooden bridge at the middle of the lake is the highlight of the water body. Either side of the lake has lotus flowers over a wide stretch. Besides, visitors can spot various colourful species of fish in the lake.

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Meghalaya, India
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses
Time people usually spend here:
1 hours
Altitude / Height:
5035 feet
Latitude / Longitude:
25.5754345°N, 91.8860149°E
Distance from Shillong city center to Ward’s Lake
-- km
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Opening and Closing Timings:

Monday: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Tuesday: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Wednesday: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Thursday: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Friday: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Saturday: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Sunday: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Read traveller's reviews about Ward’s Lake..

Overall Rating:4.1

  '4' out of 5
"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."
  '5' out of 5
"One of the most popular attractions amongst tourists visiting Shillong is the beautiful Wards Lake. This artificial lake is set amidst lush green garden and is located in the middle of the scenic hill station this horse-shoe shaped lake is visited frequently by both travellers and localities."
  '5' out of 5
"Nuaaam tak ani"
  '5' out of 5
"Very nice place in the middle of the city. Boating is quite safe and at reasonable rates"
  '3' out of 5
"Nice one"

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