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Khasi monoliths

Near Mawsmai Falls, Cherrapunjee, India
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Ancient culture and good local taste

Trip Summary: Delhi-Guwahati-Shillong-Cherrapunji-mawyalong-Dawki-Shillong-Guwahati-Delhi - 4... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2017
ukgaurav
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Noida, India
Great stay with great places to visit. Peace of mind

It's a great place where we get to see the Kashi culture and the lifestyle they led. I visited the... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
dj_kashyap
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Guwahati, India
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20 May 2017
“Ancient culture and good local taste”
14 Feb 2017
“Great stay with great places to visit. Peace of mind”
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Near Mawsmai Falls, Cherrapunjee, India
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Reviewed 20 May 2017

Trip Summary: Delhi-Guwahati-Shillong-Cherrapunji-mawyalong-Dawki-Shillong-Guwahati-Delhi - 4 days We actually passed by this place and spend just few mts as we had to go to some other place and we had taxi and schedule. These monoliths, small and huge , in Sohra area are very common as...More

Thank ukgaurav
Reviewed 15 February 2017

It's a great place where we get to see the Kashi culture and the lifestyle they led. I visited the place with family and stayed at Saimika, which was a pleasurable stay.

Thank dj_kashyap
Reviewed 20 October 2016

These monoliths in Sohra area are very common as they symbolises some ancestors whom they respected .Some are very small and a few are huge ones. If you visit the Mawphlang Sacred forest ,you can see so many .So you can club with the forest...More

1  Thank Aradhana77
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Monoliths are knows as remembering ancestors. In Meghalaya many places you can see the monoliths, especially in Jayantia hills. Something peculiar for outside world people.

Thank Deepankar B
Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

These monoliths are found in many places and particularly around Cherrapunjee. There is no need to visit any particular place. We were told these are in memory of warriors/important people of the past.

Thank Snigdhodip
Reviewed 8 December 2015

If you keep observing on road, you will find several monoliths around Sohra. These are large stone erected in memory of warriors of past.

Thank MukeshDave
Reviewed 10 September 2015

These monoliths can found at various places. However, at some places these giant monoliths are concentrated. At the sites there is not much description available and that is why many tourist don't find them of much interest.

Thank Tavelforfun
Reviewed 1 March 2015

They are stones erected as memorials of warriors. They can be found at various places in Sohra( Chirapunjee) especially near Mawsmai caves.Vertical one are for males and horizontal ones for females.However, no much details about them could be found out from locals or the guide....More

7  Thank Jawazik
Reviewed 14 January 2015

These monoliths can be observed enroute to Mawsmai caves. These are giant monolithic stones, probably erected as memorials. A part of ancient, local culture but sadly nobody knows their significance or stories behind them. Proabably a mystery of nature!!

6  Thank MADHURKJAIN
Reviewed 26 October 2014

We climbed quite high to see some of the monoliths and walked on the road behind the Sohra Plaza, where we stayed. It is unfortunate that no one knows the dates or significance or at least not those we talked with.

6  Thank Rob715
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