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Siju Cave

Meghalaya is a land of caves housing over 1000 caves. Many of them are yet to be fully explored. The third longest cave in Indian subcontinent, Siju cave, is a limestone cave on the bank of Simsang river. The depth of the cave is yet to be fully fathomed as only over a kilometer could …

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Rongsobok Rongkol

There is a cave in Balpakram National Park that contains lustrous pieces of rocks resembling banana flowers. It is also believed by locals that this is the place from where the upper part of the hill was taken away by Hanuman to provide life saving herb to Laxman.

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Rongsaljong Agal

There is a mysterious rock in Balpakram National Park with tank of size nearly 120 ft long and 90 ft wide. The tank contains water which is very clear. The irony is that water level of the tank never changes irrespective of whether it is scorching heat or heavy rainfall.

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Dikkini Ring

Located near Mahadeo village within Balpakram National Park, the huge rock resembles a boat turned upside down. Locals believe that legendry local hero Dikki was constructing a boat which he was supposed to complete before crowing of cock in the morning. Unfortunately he couldn’t complete the same and the incomplete boat turned into stone.

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Goncho Dare

Gonchos are evil spirits who, as the locals in Balpakram National Park say, take away people from their homes to the rock faces over steep precipices without causing any physical harm to their victims.

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Arang Patal

There is a huge rock within Balpakram National Park with hollow space in it and is believed to have a strong magnetic field inside this rock and as such birds or animals excepting human beings are drawn towards itself when they approach near to it. Animals or birds that have been drawn towards itself have …

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Matchru

On flat rocks over a vast plateau of Balpakram National Park, embossed footprints of animals, irrespective of their size can be seen here whereas nothing such can be seen in rocks nearby. It is believed by locals that animals used to gather there for their weekly markets.

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Chidimak

The legends say that the small pool in Balpakram National Park which is charcoal black in colour is used by dead to wash and clean themselves before entering into realm of death.

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Boldak Matchu Karam

Within Balapakram National park, there is a Boldak tree whose trunk has a unique yet mysterious shape. When the tree fells due to winds or such other reason, another Boldak tree grows with similar unique feature. Locals believe that this tree is used by spirits of the dead to slaughter animals for their funeral.

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Balpakram National Park

The nature rich park ranges between 200 meters to 800 meters above mean sea level. Located at a distance of nearly 62 Km from Baghmara, the district Headquarter of South Garo Hills. This national park is on plateau wherefrom the enchanting plains of Bangladesh with rivers meandering criss cross can be glanced. Balpakram in South …

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