Srinagar

May 08, 2019
Srinagar

Srinagar is the northernmost city of India and the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir. Famous for its lakes, gardens, and houseboats, it attracts millions of visitors every year.

The city lies in the Kashmir valley and is surrounded by the Himalayas offers a handful of tourist attractions.

How To Reach Srinagar


Sheikh Ul-Alam International Airport
11.5 km away
Badgam
9.4 km away
TRC Bus Station
4 km away

Top places in Srinagar


1. Dal Lake

Dal Lake
Backwaters
Sheikh Ul-Alam International Airport Srinagar
22.1 km away
Srinagar Railway Station
21.4 km away
Dalgate Bus Stop
10.1 km away
Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
14 km away

Dal Lake, renowned as "Jewel in the crown of Kashmir" is situated in Srinagar, India. Being the second largest lake in Kashmir it attracts tourists in and outside the country.

It is famous for its houseboats and Shikaras. Floating gardens and a center island known as Char Chinar are other attractions.

The lake is surrounded by the Mughal gardens which are built during the reign of Mughal Emperor Jahangir.

2. Hazratbal Shrine

Hazratbal Shrine
Heritage & Pilgrimage
Sheikh Ul-Alam International Airport Srinagar
20.2 km away
Srinagar Railway Station
20.8 km away
Dalgate Bus Stop
7.3 km away
Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
8 km away

Hazratbal Shrine is a Muslim shrine located near the banks of the famous Dal lake. Hazratbal literally means Majestic Place and it houses a relic which is believed to be a sacred hair from the Prophet Muhammad's beard.

This place was initially built as a pleasure house and later used for praying. It is constructed in white marble.

3. Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden

Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden
Nature & Parks
Sheikh Ul-Alam International Airport
18.4 km away
Srinagar Railway Station
16.2 km away
Brein Market Bus Stop
1.4 km away
Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
10.5 km away

Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden is the largest Tulip garden in Asia, spanning over an area of 30 hectares is located in Srinagar, India. It has the mesmerizing view of multiple lines of tulip plants in all possible colors.

It also houses many other plant species in addition to Tulips. It was opened in 2007 and is owned by Government of Kashmir.

4. Shalimar Bagh

Shalimar Bagh
Nature & Parks
Sheikh Ul-Alam International Airport Srinagar
25 km away
Srinagar Railway Station
24.3 km away
Shalimar Bus Stop
0.25 km away
Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
13 km away

Shalimar Bagh is a Mughal garden in Srinagar, built by Mughal emperor Jahangir for this wife Nurudeen. The word Shalimar means 'abode of kive'.

Shalimar Bagh is also called as the crown of Srinagar and it is a public park. It is built in a Persian style with terrace, pools, flower beds, chinar trees, etc.

Shalimar Bagh popular attractions is during spring autumn seasons due to the color change in chinar tree leaves in the garden. It is one of the best places near Dal lake.

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