Place to visit in Jammu and Kashmir
Read all information about the best places in Jammu and Kashmir below.
Top places in Jammu and Kashmir
1. Dal Lake
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 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 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 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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