Shillong is located in the north-east of India, at an altitude of 1500 m above sea level, among the hills covered with pineapple plantations and pine forests. Shillong is famous for its cool climate, reminiscent of the British Scotland. The city is famous for its humidity. Nearby is the place of Cherapundzhi, which is considered the “wettest” place in the world. Shillong is also considered the rock capital of India. Numerous international and Indian rock bands regularly visit this city and give concerts in it. Many popular Indian rock musicians come from Shillong.