Dal Lake

May 10, 2019
Dal Lake
Image by Mohd Rashid from Pixabay

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.


  • Swimming
  • Boating
  • Snow skiing

Visiting Time

  • 6 am to 6 pm

Entry Fee

  • No Entry Fee

Dal Lake Location

How To Reach Dal Lake

Sheikh Ul-Alam International Airport Srinagar
22.1 km away
Srinagar Railway Station
21.4 km away
Dalgate Bus Stop
10.1 km away

Nearest Landmark

Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
14 km away
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