06

Dec
2018

Cherrapunji

Posted By : Panchoi/ 769

Recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records as the wettest place on earth Cherrapunji was initially named as Sohra where nature flourish. 55 kms from Shillong the capital of Indian state of Meghalaya Cherrapunji is a region which abounds in scenic beauty by overlooking the vast plains of Bangladesh lies at 4,500 feet above sea level. In 1820 the settlement of Cherrapunji had changed into a tiny piece of England as the Welsh Presbyterian Church, the first church in North East India, was built. David Scot, the political agent of British East India Company at Cherapunji then made it the official headquarters of the British Raj in the Khasi and Jaintia hills. Now, Cherrapunji is abounding with many tourist attractions to reconnoitre like Mawsmai Cave, KremMawmluh Cave, Nohkalikai, Double Decker Living Root Bridge, Seven Sisters Falls, Dainthlen Falls, Eco Park, Kynrem Falls, the MawkdokDympep Valley, Mawsynram, Khasi Monoliths and many more.