Tourist Places in Kashmir

Places to Visit in Kashmir

Kashmir - #8 of 28 in Jammu & Kashmir |
Kashmir Average Rating - 6/7 1 based on 1202 Ratings

Kashmir is mostly preferred by travellers from Mumbai, Delhi. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Kashmir is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Family. The best season or months to visit places in Kashmir are February, October, November, December. There are 22 tourist places in Kashmir, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Kashmir can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Kashmir for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Kashmir Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Kashmir, browse through photos & pictures, explore Kashmir using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Kashmir, which are great places to visit, are Hazratbal Mosque, Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Botanical Gardens, Dachigam National Park, Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve, Charar-i-Sharief. Kashmir can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
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Kashmir Tourist Places



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Dal Lake, Kashmir
  • Type: Lake
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Dal Lake, Kashmir
Rank 1
Ranked 1 of 22
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6.1 / 7 1
118 Ratings & 73 Reviews
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... Read More »
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Betab Valley, Kashmir
Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 22
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6.3 / 7 1
23 Ratings & 16 Reviews
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... Read More »
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Shalimar Garden, Kashmir
  • Type: Garden
  • Entry: Paid
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Shalimar Garden, Kashmir
Rank 3
Ranked 3 of 22
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5.9 / 7 1
26 Ratings & 15 Reviews
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,... Read More »
Shankaracharya Temple, Kashmir
  • Type: Temple
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Shankaracharya Temple, Kashmir
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6.2 / 7 1
19 Ratings & 9 Reviews
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,... Read More »
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Nishat Garden, Kashmir
  • Type: Garden
  • Entry: Paid
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Nishat Garden, Kashmir
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6.2 / 7 1
15 Ratings & 8 Reviews
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... Read More »
Chashmashahi, Kashmir
  • Type: Garden
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Chashmashahi, Kashmir
Rank 6
Ranked 6 of 22
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5.7 / 7 1
9 Ratings & 6 Reviews
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... Read More »
Kheer Bhavani Temple, Kashmir
  • Type: Temple
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Kheer Bhavani Temple, Kashmir
Rank 7
Ranked 7 of 22
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6.2 / 7 1
10 Ratings & 5 Reviews
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... Read More »
  • Type: Temple
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Shiv Khori, Kashmir
Rank 8
Ranked 8 of 22
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6.6 / 7 1
10 Ratings & 5 Reviews
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... Read More »
"Situated on top of the hill"Oct 26, 2015 "Amazing place"Aug 4, 2015
Nagin Lake, Kashmir
Rank 9
Ranked 9 of 22
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5.3 / 7 1
6 Ratings & 4 Reviews
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... Read More »
Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Botanical Gardens, Kashmir
Rank 10
Ranked 10 of 22
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6.1 / 7 1
9 Ratings & 4 Reviews
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... Read More »
"Nice garden"Sep 1, 2015 "Amazing place to visit"Aug 4, 2015
Yousmarg, Kashmir
  • Type: Scenic Drive
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Yousmarg, Kashmir
Rank 11
Ranked 11 of 22
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6.0 / 7 1
6 Ratings & 4 Reviews
"Scenic beauty at Yousmarg"Sep 12, 2015 "Peaceful Land"Aug 21, 2014
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Jama Masjid, Kashmir
  • Type: Mosque
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Jama Masjid, Kashmir
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 22
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5.3 / 7 1
8 Ratings & 3 Reviews
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... Read More »
Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve, Kashmir
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve, Kashmir
Rank 13
Ranked 13 of 22
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6.8 / 7 1
8 Ratings & 2 Reviews
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... Read More »
Dachigam National Park, Kashmir
  • Type: National Park
  • Entry: Paid
Dachigam National Park, Kashmir
Rank 14
Ranked 14 of 22
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5.6 / 7 1
4 Ratings & 2 Reviews
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... Read More »
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Hazratbal Mosque, Kashmir
  • Type: Mosque
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Hazratbal Mosque, Kashmir
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 22
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5.3 / 7 1
6 Ratings & 2 Reviews
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... Read More »
"Historical importance"Sep 12, 2015 "A photographic place"Feb 26, 2015
Drass, Kashmir
  • Type: Village
Drass, Kashmir
Rank 16
Ranked 16 of 22
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6.7 / 7 1
6 Ratings & 2 Reviews
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,... Read More »
Martand Sun Temple, Kashmir
  • Type: Temple
Martand Sun Temple, Kashmir
Rank 17
Ranked 17 of 22
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6.7 / 7 1
3 Ratings & 1 Review
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... Read More »
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  • Type: Mosque
Charar-i-Sharief, Kashmir
Rank 18
Ranked 18 of 22
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5.7 / 7 1
3 Ratings & 1 Review
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... Read More »
  • Type: Religious Place
Shah-e-Hamdan, Kashmir
Rank 19
Ranked 19 of 22
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4.5 / 7 1
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Hemis High Altitude Wildlife Sanctuary, Kashmir
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
Hemis High Altitude Wildlife Sanctuary, Kashmir
Rank 20
Ranked 20 of 22
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4.5 / 7 1
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Hemis High Altitude Wildlife Sanctuary, established in 1981, sprawls over an area of around 3,350 sq. km. With an altitude ranging from 3,300 m to 6,000 m above sea level, this sanctuary has renowned the status of being the largest park in South Asia. At present, the Hemis... Read More »

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