Shillong, January 24: Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Friday said the state capital has many historic locations as he walked down the Shillong Heritage walk.
The chief minister said Shillong has many historic locations and the idea of the heritage walk is to make it more structured and organised so that tourists enjoy the heritage of Shillong.
“A refreshing start to my day with the #ShillongHeritageWalk from Ward’s Lake to Pinewood. #Meghalaya has such rich history and I’m happy that @meghtourism is taking due initiative in this. Such wonderful stories about our State’s history,” he tweeted.
The Shillong Heritage walk initiative was jointly backed by the Forest department and the Tourism department.
The Heritage Walk will be opened to public from next week. It will take the tourists through a three hour guided walk of the British history of the city to acquaint one through with the citys rich colonial heritage and history through its buildings, architecture and parks.
The heritage sites include Earle Sanatorium, Khyndailad, Meghalaya Legislative Assembly, Brahmo Samaj, the Presbyterian Church, the Legislative Council Building, Shillong Club, Secretariat Hills, the Centenary Monument, the PWD Quartets, All Saints Church, Raj Bhawan, Pine Wood Hotel, Wards Lake. (PTI)