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Shalimar Bagh

Shalimar Bagh in Srinagar

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.

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Jammu & Kashmir, India
Time Needed:
2 hours
5203 feet
74.8629000°N, 34.1424000°E
Distance from Srinagar to Shalimar Bagh
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Opening 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

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Read what travellers has say..

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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Content of this page was last updated at Sep 4, 2016