Tourist Places in Kashmir

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  • Lakes
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Dal Lake, Kashmir
Dal Lake, Kashmir
Rank 1
Ranked 1 of 26
Places to Visit in Kashmir
  • Type: Lake
Dal lake, one of the most beautiful lakes in India, is the second largest lake of the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Encircled by mountains on three sides, the banks of this lake are adorned by several blooming gardens and orchards. Some of the main features of this lake include five basins and... Read More »
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Jama Masjid, Kashmir
Jama Masjid, Kashmir
Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 26
Places to Visit in Kashmir
  • Type: Mosque
Jama Masjid, located in Nowhatta, is one of the most important mosques in Srinagar. This mosque was constructed in 1400 AD by Sultan Sikandar. However, later the mosque was extended by Zain-ul-Abidin, who was the son of Sultan Sikandar. 370 wooden pillars and beautiful courtyard along... Read More »
Drass, Kashmir
Rank 3
Ranked 3 of 26
Places to Visit in Kashmir
  • Type: Village
Drass, the second coldest inhabited place in the world, is located at a height of 3,230 m. Situated at a distance of approximately 60 km to the west of Kargil, the destination is a small township located in the heart of valley, which is denoted by the same name. Zojila pass, which is known as the... Read More »
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  • Gardens
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Shalimar Garden, Kashmir
Shalimar Garden, Kashmir
Rank 4
Ranked 4 of 26
Places to Visit in Kashmir
  • Type: Garden
  • Entry: Paid
Shalimar Garden was constructed in 1616 by Emperor Jehangir for his wife Nur Jahan. Later during the reign of Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan, between 1628 and 1658, a second garden, known as Faiz Baksh, was added to it. Sprawling over an area of approximately 539 m by 182 m, the Shalimar... Read More »
Chashmashahi, Kashmir
Rank 5
Ranked 5 of 26
Places to Visit in Kashmir
  • Type: Garden
  • Entry: Paid
Chashmashahi, constructed in 1632 AD, is the smallest of the three Mughal gardens located in Kashmir. Meaning Royal Spring, this garden is located above the Nehru Memorial Park. Measuring 108 m by 38 m, the garden was built by Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan. This garden offers a beautiful... Read More »
Nagin Lake, Kashmir
Rank 6
Ranked 6 of 26
Places to Visit in Kashmir
  • Type: Lake
Nagin Lake, located to the east of the city, is another lake of Kashmir valley. Situated at the foothill of the mountain Zabarwan, the lake is surrounded by number of willow and poplar trees. Shankaracharya hill (Takht-e-Suleiman) lies on the south of this lake, while Hari Parbat lies to the... Read More »
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Hazratbal Mosque, Kashmir
Hazratbal Mosque, Kashmir
Rank 7
Ranked 7 of 26
Places to Visit in Kashmir
  • Type: Mosque
Hazratbal Mosque is located at a distance of 25 km from the Bagdam district. Facing the beautiful Nishat Bagh, the mosque is situated on the western banks of Dal Lake. This mosque is an epitome of love and respect of Muslims for Prophet Mohammad.  One of the most revered Muslim... Read More »
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Shankaracharya Hill, Kashmir
Rank 8
Ranked 8 of 26
Places to Visit in Kashmir
  • Type: Hill
Shankaracharya Hill also called Takht-i-Sulaiman is a famous tourist destination in Srinagar close to Dal Lake. The ancient Adi Shankara Temple (also known as Jyesteshwar Temple) is located on this Hill at an altitude of 6077 feet from sea level. The original Temple is said to have been built by... Read More »
Hazratbal, Kashmir
Rank 9
Ranked 9 of 26
Places to Visit in Kashmir
  • Type: Religious Place
Hazratbal shrine is located in Srinagar. It is one of the most famous Muslim shrines of the region and it is believed that a strand of hair belonging to prophet Muhammad is kept in this shrine. Located on the left bank of the Dal Lake, Hazratbal Shrine is undoubtedly the holiest shrine in... Read More »
Dachigam National Park, Kashmir
Rank 10
Ranked 10 of 26
Places to Visit in Kashmir
  • Type: National Park
  • Entry: Paid
Dachigam National Park, sprawling over an area of around 141 sq. km, is located at a distance of 22 km from Srinagar. This park is famous for the endangered Hangul, which is the only species of red deer to be found in the country. The park is nestled in the deep valleys, steep wooded slopes,... Read More »
Kheer Bhawani Temple, Kashmir
Rank 11
Ranked 11 of 26
Places to Visit in Kashmir
  • Type: Temple
Shankaracharya Temple, Kashmir
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 26
Places to Visit in Kashmir
  • Type: Temple
Shankaracharya temple, located on the hill known as Takht-e-Suleima, is at a height of 1,100 ft above surface level. The temple was believed to be constructed in 371 BC by Raja Gopadatya, who gave it the name Gopadri. In addition, it was also believed that Shankaracharya, the great... Read More »
Martand Sun Temple, Kashmir
Rank 13
Ranked 13 of 26
Places to Visit in Kashmir
  • Type: Temple
Martand Sun Temple, situated on top of a plateau, is located near the town of Anantnag. Dedicated to Lord Bhaskar, the Sun God, the temple belongs to medieval era. The temple was constructed by King Lalitaditya, a Kshatriya of Surya dynasty, so as to commemorate Surya. A colonnaded... Read More »
Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Botanical Gardens, Kashmir
Rank 14
Ranked 14 of 26
Places to Visit in Kashmir
  • Type: Garden
Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Botanical Garden in Srinagar was set up in 1969. This beautiful landscape garden, situated at the foothills of the enchanting Zabarwan mountain slopes, is located near the famous Mughal Garden, Chashme Shahi, and the panoramic Dal Lake. This garden complex is spread over... Read More »
Nishat Garden, Kashmir
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 26
Places to Visit in Kashmir
  • Type: Garden
  • Entry: Paid
Nishat Garden, located on the banks of the beautiful Dal Lake, is one of the largest Mughal gardens. Known as "the garden of bliss", this garden was designed in 1633 AD by the brother of Nur Jahan, Asaf Khan. Zabarwan Mountains form the backdrop of this beautiful garden. There... Read More »
Betab Valley, Kashmir
Rank 16
Ranked 16 of 26
Places to Visit in Kashmir
  • Type: Valley
Located at just 7 kilometres up from Pahalgam Chandanwari Road, is the beautiful Betab Valley. It is surrounded by snow-covered mountain peaks and dense pine and deodar forests. There is a well maintained garden in the valley and a bridge to cross the Sheshnag stream which originates from... Read More »
Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve, Kashmir
Rank 17
Ranked 17 of 26
Places to Visit in Kashmir
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve, sprawling over an area of 180 sq. km, is located at a distance of 48 km from Srinagar. The biosphere in addition to being the home to some of the rarest and endangered species of animals and plants, is also privileged for preserving and nurturing them. Some of the rare... Read More »
Shiv Khori, Kashmir
Rank 18
Ranked 18 of 26
Places to Visit in Kashmir
  • Type: Temple
Shiv Khori, a natural cave is located in a hillock in the Reasi Tehsil. Stretching for around 1 km, the cave is situated at a distance of 100 km from Jammu. Consisting of a naturally formed Shivalingam, the cave is around four feet in height. Around 100 years old, the cave was discovered by... Read More »
Charar-i-Sharief, Kashmir
Rank 19
Ranked 19 of 26
Places to Visit in Kashmir
  • Type: Mosque
Charar-i-Sharief, located at a distance of around 40 km from Srinagar, is amongst the most sacrosanct Muslim shrines in the country. Popularly known as the Hazrat Sheikh Noor-ud-Din Wali, this shrine is around 600 years old. The shrine was constructed to commemorate Sheikh Noor-ud-Din Noorani, a... Read More »
Kheer Bhavani Temple, Kashmir
Rank 20
Ranked 20 of 26
Places to Visit in Kashmir
  • Type: Temple
Kheer Bhavani temple, located in the village of Tulla Mulla, is located at a distance of 27 kmfrom Srinagar. Devoted to Ragnya Devi, the temple is one of the revered Hindu shrines. Surrounded by steams and Chinar trees, the temple is constructed with marble. The goddess is represented by a sacred... Read More »
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