The capital city of the state of Meghalaya, Shillong will keep you captivated with its charm. Here, the markets are better than what you will find back there in Cherrapunjee. Here, the Barrabazar is run by the local women and there are several shops selling garments to handicrafts, jewelry and other items.
The Police Bazar is famous for its food stalls and local handicrafts made out of bamboo and wood. International reputed multi brand stores are quite rare in this part of the country.