South West Garo Hills District

Government of Meghalaya



Kodaldhowa Lake



Situated at about 8kms from Zikzak, is the famous Legendary lake known as Kodaldhowa. It is said this tank was excavated to wash the spades everyday while digging Kata beel. The locals in Hajong Language called this tank Kodaldhowa which means “Kodal” spade and “Dhowa” means wash. Kodaldhowa spreads over an area of 14 bighas of land. Nearby the Lake is a small temple which has a small underground shaft used only during religious ceremonies. This temple is a huge attraction for the tourist and ever year hundreds of people flock to this temple during the annual mela.