Shillong is the capital and the gateway of Meghalaya. Shillong is one of the smallest states in India Standing as tall as 1496 meters, Shillong provides a relief from the heat across the country. This hill station is known for its picturesque sights and traditions Shillong is also famous as the music capital of India, as many prominent musicians have hailed from this place. Shillong is the only hill station in the country that is accessible from all sides. The Brookside bungalow, where Rabindranath Tagore stayed during his visit to Shillong in October 1919… ..has been renamed as the Rabindranath Art Gallery by the Meghalaya Government. During his stay at Jeet Bhoomi in 1923, Tagore wrote the drama ‘Raktakarabi’ and a poem ‘Shillong Er Chithi’. The third visit of Tagore was in 1938.