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Christmas 2018: Celebrate the birth of savior Jesus Christ in Scotland of the East and feel like home this year

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  • 19th December 2018,
  • 6:38 PM

Christmas 2018: This year, celebrate Christmas in one of the best North East travel destinations. Yes, we are talking about none other than the Scotland of the East, i.e Shillong, the capital city of hilly state Meghalaya, also known as the Abode of Clouds. India being a Hindu majority country might give a vibe to the people outside the country of it being least interested in Christmas. However, that is not at all true, in fact, India celebrates Christmas in a way that even some Christian countries in the world […]

Christmas 2018

Celebrate the best Christmas in India's Shillong this year

Christmas 2018: This year, celebrate Christmas in one of the best North East travel destinations. Yes, we are talking about none other than the Scotland of the East, i.e Shillong, the capital city of hilly state Meghalaya, also known as the Abode of Clouds. India being a Hindu majority country might give a vibe to the people outside the country of it being least interested in Christmas. However, that is not at all true, in fact, India celebrates Christmas in a way that even some Christian countries in the world might not be able to level the celebration of the Birth of Jesus Christ.

During this holy festive season, the whole city is illuminated with lights and beautiful decorations. People in Shillong have adopted the western culture which makes them much like the people outside India. Unlike any other places in India, Shillong’s Christmas celebrations is a month-long affair. So, if you are planning to visit India and have a wonderful Christmas this year, one of the best place for you is Shillong, which is in the North East.

Here are the best places in Shillong to celebrate Christmas:

Police Bazaar: This is one place where you can spend your entire day buying gifts for your friend, family, and relatives. One can find all the necessities for a grand celebration. From clothes to foodstuffs, everything is available at a reasonable price.

Police bazar

Mary Help of Christians Cathedral: This is one of the biggest church in the North East and another famous tourist destination in the city for the travel enthusiasts visiting the north-eastern city in India.

Cherrapunji: The place which receives the highest rainfall in the world. This place is a must-visit travel site for all. One could find the serendipity and nature’s soft touch here giving you the pollution-free fresh air to heal your lungs and detoxifying your body.

Laitlum Canyons: Laitlum Canyons this is a spot from where one can have a bird’s eye view of the whole of Shillong. During the daytime, it is an obvious beauty for one eye. However, during Christmas nights it looks even more glittering like the stars in the sky.

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