"Paradise on earth"

A City in Jammu & Kashmir, India
1586 meters

Interest Measure for Srinagar

Ideal time to stay:  2 - 4 days

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Height(Altitude) of Srinagar from sea level:  5203 feet
Latitude/Longitude:  34.0810394°N, 74.7998111°E
Ecosystem:  Mountain , Valley , River  

Food, Culture and Language at Srinagar

Food Availability:  Indian, Mughlai 
Regional Language:  Hindi
Currency:  ₹ - Rupee (INR)

Why travel Srinagar?

Srinagar, the beautiful city was established by the Emperor Ashoka, about 2300 years ago when his daughter Charumati took a fancy to the Dal Lake during her visit to the region. Srinagar is the "Kashmiri Venice", for its unique charm of houseboats and lakes. The houseboats are the floating little hotels which can be seen on the edge of the Dal Lake or in the secluded areas of the Nagin Lake.
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8 Places to visit and Things to do in Srinagar

Shikara Ride at Srinagar

Shikara Ride

A shikara ride is one of the most soothing, relaxing aspects of a holiday in Kashmir. It is worth to take a pleasure ride around the lake in shikara. Sightseeing on a shikara boat in Dal Lake and Nagin lakes culminates to a romantic trip. Must try shikara ride to explore eternal beauty of Kashmir.
Expenses - ₹300
Time needed - 3 hours
Dal Lake at Srinagar

Dal Lake

Dal Lake is Srinagar's jewel, a vast, mirror-flat sheet of water reflecting the carved wooden balconies of the houseboats and the misty peaks of the Pir Panjal mountains.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 2 hours
Mughal Garden at Srinagar

Mughal Garden

Mughal garden offers a delight to eyes ... wonderful colors of nature gives you a treat. Color changing Maple leaves of 400 yr old Chinars in this garden can be good collection you take back while travelling back.
Expenses - ₹20
Time needed - 2 hours
Dachigam National Park at Srinagar

Dachigam National Park

#Wildlife Sanctuary
Located 22 km from Srinagar, Dachigam National Park with its splendid forests and magnificent scenery is easily accessible. A place of immense natural beauty, the park is replete with beautiful trees of cherry, peach, apricot, pear and apple and houses such rare and exotic variety of animals and birds which are hard to spot anywhere else in the country. While animals such as the Himalayan snow leopard, Himalayan marmot, musk deer Himalayan black bear, ibex goat and markhor can be seen in the lower regions during winters, others like the highly endangered snow leopard can only be spotted in upper Dachigam. It is surely a place you would not want to miss. A special permit from the chief wildlife warden is required before entering the park.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 4 hours
Chashm e Shahi Garden at Srinagar

Chashm e Shahi Garden

Chashme Shahi is a beautiful garden with pure Water Spring. It's a prefect place to spend some quality time whenever you visit Kashmir. The water from spring said to have medicinal properties. The entire garden is full of beautiful flowers.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 1.5 hours
Shalimar Bagh at Srinagar

Shalimar Bagh

Shalimar Garden or Shalimar Bagh in Srinagar is the largest Mughal garden in Kashmir valley built by Mughal Emperor Jahangir in the year 1619 AD for his wife Empress Nur Jahan. The term Shalimar comes from the Sanskrit language which means “Adobe of Love”. This famous garden in sited on the right banks of Dal Lake and the garden is also popularly called as Shalamar garden or Bagh, Faiz Baksh and Farah Baksh.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 2 hours

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Content of this page was last updated at Oct 21, 2016