Srinagar is the summer capital of the state of Jammu and Kashmir
and is the pride of the beautiful valley of Kashmir. Srinagar is
famous for its lakes and the charming rows of houseboats floating
on them. It is also known for traditional Kashmiri handicrafts and
dry fruits. Srinagar is located in the western part of the state
of Jammu and Kashmir, in the northern region of India. It is
located in the Kashmir valley. River Jhelum passes through
Srinagar city. Srinagar is 876 km north of Delhi. It is rightly
called the Pride of the Kashmir Valley.
Tourist Attractions in Srinagar
There are several places of tourist attractions in Srinagar. Move
around the town and revel in the scenic surroundings.
The valley of Kashmir, in which Srinagar is located, is also
referred to as being a heaven on earth. The Mughal emperor
Jahangir was so captivated by the beauty of this valley that he
exclaimed "Gar firdaus, ruhe zamin ast, hamin asto, hamin asto,
hamin asto" (If there is a heaven on earth, it's here, it's here,
it's here). There are a number of tourist places in and around
The Dal Lake is an important tourist
attraction of Srinagar. It is located on the eastern end of
the city. The Dal Lake comprises of a series of lakes,
including the Nagin Lake some 8 km from the city center. One
can enjoy the panoramic view of the mountains surrounding
Srinagar from this lake.
Travelers can enjoy taking a ride on
traditional Kashmiri boats or the Shikaras to explore the
intricate maze of waterways of this lake.The other major attractions of Srinagar city are the well laid out
Mughal styled gardens. The Shalimar Bagh and the Nishat Bagh are
beautiful gardens located to the far eastern side of the Dal Lake.
One can take a stroll amongst these green and attractive gardens
and enjoy the waterworks within them.
The temple of Shankaracharya is another important place to visit
in Srinagar. Jaluka, the son of emperor Ashoka, built it in the
3rd century bc.
Accommodation in Srinagar
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