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Nartiang Monoliths

Nartiang Village, Jowai, India
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Historically important to Jaintias

It's located in quite secluded place and it's almost pin drop silent. The tall megaliths were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
devenkhawash
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Monolith is a geological feature consisting of a single massive stone or rock, or a single large... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
CsSharma
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New Delhi, India
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Nartiang Village, Jowai, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's located in quite secluded place and it's almost pin drop silent. The tall megaliths were supposedly made and erected by a Jaintia warrior some 400-500 years ago. Nice to relax and away from noise

Thank devenkhawash
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Monolith is a geological feature consisting of a single massive stone or rock, or a single large piece of rock placed within a monument. Nartiang Monolith are most significant but neglected structure. It is about 63 Km from Shillong Meghalaya. There are large clusters of...More

3  Thank CsSharma
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nartiang Monoliths is one of the most significant cultural structures of the Jaintias. It was laid out from 1600 AD and its amazing ti see how such big vertical blocks of stones were placed and designed.

1  Thank sunnykhawash
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...More

Thank punjabidude
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...More

3  Thank Sreesarkar
Reviewed 29 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.

2  Thank Urvashi B
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...More

Thank ruhelsylhet
Reviewed 15 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...More

Thank Forenji
Reviewed 29 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...More

6  Thank BhavikMody
Reviewed 12 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.

Thank jshawncalvin
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sandeepdogra
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Response from Hatem R | Reviewed this property |
I think you made a mistake! This is not a hotel. It is a tourist attraction. There is also no sea around!
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