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Hyped and over rated

Everything is expensive. Sellers are rude. The market is huge and one must be very careful while... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ramya R
Bengaluru, India
After all, its just a bazar

It is the biggest market of Shillong... so many shops, vendors, restaurants, traffic and parking... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Gaurav K
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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“main market” (25 reviews)
“happening place” (16 reviews)
“shopping area” (10 reviews)
Downtown, Shillong, India
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Reviewed yesterday

Everything is expensive. Sellers are rude. The market is huge and one must be very careful while buying. Some shops have real good deals and amazing sweaters, woolen dresses and souvenirs.

Thank Ramya R
Reviewed 2 days ago

It is the biggest market of Shillong... so many shops, vendors, restaurants, traffic and parking woes... If you're a tourist... stay away as there must be a big market in your city too... :)

Thank Gaurav K
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is the main market of Shillong , the the evening it closes very early. vendors are with woolen clothes

Thank joshisandeep
Reviewed 1 week ago

The city was buzzing (More so because it was Christmas when we visited) and lit up. We just had a stroll over losing track of time. Street food, corn, coffee (Khasi coffee), centre point hotel, everything was a sight to watch and an experience to...More

Thank bharat p
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the main market. You'd find lot of variety in everything here. Some winter wear is so cheap it gives a doubt about it's origin as well, maybe chinese. Lot of eateries here, serving different variety of food. We went near to new year...More

Thank Mohit S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whatever it is you need to buy there will be someone to sell you it .. a lot of it being chinese tack. Incredibly busy .. good place to people watch .. more for locals than tourists. Traffic getting there is horrendous as all roads...More

Thank rdella
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Police Bazar is central to Shillong. It's a square with 5-6 roads converging onto it and one side being totally occupied by Shillong Club and other government buildings. All roads are shopping streets. Right on the square is a mall and the hotel Center-point. Always...More

Thank Sanjay G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very lively place right at the heart of the city. You will find almost everything around the Police Bazaar viz, quick bite smoke pork & chicken, north Indian snacks, sweets, taxis, icecreams, cheap purchases like shoes, bags, sandals, fake pieces of jewelry etc. Christian...More

Thank rajesh_parashar89
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a sort of hat bazaar where vendors sit on both sides of road selling all sorts of items but rates are higher.

Thank anilsinghaljee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Avoid this lousy street. Full of garbage and very crowded. All you get is cheap Chinese stuff. I will ask you not to go.

Thank Rahullikenoother
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15 December 2017|
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Response from Sudhir K | Reviewed this property |
If you want to enjoy entire area then stay away from crowded city centre somewhere outside towards Peak or thereby. You can always visit the Centre area and go back to your place of stay.
15 December 2017|
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Response from Sukrit G | Reviewed this property |
Booking accommodation prior to arriving at the destination, irrespective of the season, is the most sensible thing to do - peace of mind and better online rates. As for staying in the Police Bazar area - it may be convenient... More
afreen t
27 September 2017|
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Response from Satya_Mohapatra | Reviewed this property |
No, Pure sandalwood is not available. You may get cheated