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Address: Nartiang Village, Jowai, India

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Monoliths

It's out of touristy circuit but definitely worth visit if you have time. It's about 63 kms from shillong. As soon as you enter garo hills , landscapes changes. There is not much... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2017
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Hyderabad, India
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Hyderabad, India
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37 reviews
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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

It's out of touristy circuit but definitely worth visit if you have time. It's about 63 kms from shillong. As soon as you enter garo hills , landscapes changes. There is not much too see enroute from shillong to this place. Lot of monoliths are erected at one place. One can just walk in and spend some time there. No... More 

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Thank punjabidude
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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29 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

The Monolith Garden at Nartiang is the largest cluster of monoliths at a single place in the state of Meghalaya. Monoliths are memorials for people or events. The Nartiang monoliths have been erected to mark the reigns of the erstwhile Jaintia Kings, holding a significant event in the history of Meghalaya.

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East Sikkim, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

We could not find the place easily. would be good if it is marked properly with a sign board. Beautiful roads and scenery. had difficulty in communication as people don't know the language.

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2 Thank Urvashi B
Sylhet City, Bangladesh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

You can go from Jowai or from Shillong, road is very good between Shillong and Jowai. This Nartiang Monoliths or Stone Garden is a historical place, you can spend some quite time with friend or family surrounding by various monoliths. Moreover, It would be an ideal place for photo shoot.

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Shillong, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

This could be a huge attraction, if only there were some properly trained guides to explain he history and mythology behind these monoliths. A decent place to eat nearby wouldn't hurt either. Otherwise, its a good place to stop and see whilst on your way elsewhere.

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Thank Forenji
Dibrugarh, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Nartiang boasts of this Monolith Park which is a unique park in itself. It reminds us of the similar Stonehedge of England. However, this one is bigger in area and has many more numbers of Monoliths than the original one. This park was created in memory of the Jaintia warriors and kings and has been converted into a tourist spot... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2015

There are a lot of monoliths and some are really huge. Make sure you visit the Durga Temple which is nearby. Human sacrifices used to take place there.

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 284 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2015 via mobile

Same monoliths you can see and near Sohra village, in this place their more, but nothing special. Good park in ancient place. Entry free. We visited it by way to Kaziranga from Tripura because short road was blocked.

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1 Thank Papayaved
Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2015 via mobile

This archeological site dating decades BC is very impressive. It is amazing how people at that timr could move and erect these large rocks.

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2 Thank Hatem R
Guwahati, India
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Reviewed 26 January 2015

The park is located almost 17km from the highway. 95% of the road is in excellent condition and the view along the journey is so serene and calm that one forgets all their worries. Not too touristy like shillong...but have great potential. The monoliths are awesome. I just loved it!!

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