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Shalimar Bagh

#Garden in Srinagar

Shalimar Bagh is one of the flawlessly laid gardens by Mughal sovereign Jahangir. Displaying the excellent craftsmanship of Mughals in cultivation, the place is very prominent with travelers from everywhere throughout the world. The best time to design a visit to Shalimar Bagh is either amid Spring or Autumn Season. It is the time when the blossoms are in their full sprout and Chinar trees change their shading from green to orange and yellow giving a warm shine to the garden.

Shalimar Bagh is one of the biggest Mughal cultivates in Kashmir valley worked by the Mughal ruler Jahangir for his significant other Nur Jahan in the year 1619. It fills in as a well known visitor site arranged on the correct banks of Dal Lake. The expression "Shalimar" is a Sanskrit word signifying 'Adobe of Love'. The garden has been known by a few different names after some time, for example, Shalamar cultivate or bagh, Faiz Baksh and Farah Baksh. Right now, kept up and oversaw by Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Department, Shalimar Bagh is an extraordinary worldview of Mughal Horticulture getting vacationers in to a great degree substantial number from everywhere throughout the world.

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Jammu & Kashmir, India
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses
Time people usually spend here:
2 hours
Altitude / Height:
5203 feet
Latitude / Longitude:
34.1424000°N, 74.8629000°E
Distance from Srinagar city center to Shalimar Bagh
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Opening and Closing Timings:

Monday: Closed

Tuesday: Open 24 hours

Wednesday: Open 24 hours

Thursday: Open 24 hours

Friday: Open 24 hours

Saturday: Open 24 hours

Sunday: Open 24 hours

Read traveller's reviews about Shalimar Bagh..

Overall Rating:4.5

  '5' out of 5
"In Srinagar there are many Shahi gardens. I feel Shalimar garden is the best among those. You can feel only greenery and colors of millions flowers. I went there in a rainy day. That gave a little trouble but I got some extra beauty of enjoy in rain."
  '4' out of 5
"Its a very big garden in mughal style. It has big chinar tree... lots of water fountains.."
  '5' out of 5
"One of the most beautiful gardens I have ever visited. Best time to visit is mid to end may when the flowers are in full bloom. Entry fee is 20 Rupees for adults and 10 Rupees for children."
  '4' out of 5
"Famous garden developed by mughal emperor jahangir in the memory of his wife noorjahan"
  '3' out of 5
"While our visit was ended early by rains, Shalimar is a beautiful place and you will like it for sure if u visit it before Nishat Bagh."

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