Tourist Places in Srinagar

Places to Visit in Srinagar

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Srinagar Average Rating - 5.9/7 1 based on 13488 Ratings

Srinagar is mostly preferred by travellers from Delhi, Mumbai. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Srinagar is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Family. The best season or months to visit places in Srinagar are April, May, June, July, August, September, October. There are 49 tourist places in Srinagar, 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 Srinagar 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 Srinagar for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Srinagar Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Srinagar, browse through photos & pictures, explore Srinagar using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Srinagar, which are great places to visit, are Sri Pratap Singh Museum, Shupiyan, Yousmarg, Kheer Bhawani Temple, Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Botanical Gardens. Srinagar can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
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Srinagar Tourist Places



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Dal Lake, Srinagar
  • Type: Lake
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Dal Lake, Srinagar
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6.1 / 7 1
367 Ratings & 263 Reviews
Dal Lake remains crowded throughout the year and is popularly known for its houseboats and Shikaras. This lake covers an area of about 26 sq. km. and has a long shore line of approximately 15.5 km. It is divided intro four different sections that are connected through four... Read More »
"Heaven on earth"2 weeks ago "Amazing Lake"2 weeks ago
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Shankaracharya Temple, Srinagar
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6.3 / 7 1
72 Ratings & 60 Reviews
Shankaracharya Temple is said to be constructed around 200 BC by Jaluka, who was the son of Emperor Ashoka. It is located on the top of Shankaracharya Hill, known as Takht-e-Sulaiman, which is around 1,100 ft above the main city. From the top of this hill, visitors can have a... Read More »
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Mughal Gardens, Srinagar
  • Type: Garden
  • Entry: Paid
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Mughal Gardens, Srinagar
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5.8 / 7 1
80 Ratings & 58 Reviews
Mughal Gardens is constructed to the east of Dal Lake and is situated close to the Srinagar city. It is second in size to the Shalimar Bagh in the Kashmir Valley and is known for its terraced lawns, fountains and flowerbeds. This garden is situated near Pari Mahal, Nishat... Read More »
Nishat Bagh, Srinagar
  • Type: Garden
  • Entry: Paid
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Nishat Bagh, Srinagar
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5.9 / 7 1
40 Ratings & 31 Reviews
Nishat Bagh was constructed in 1633 by Abdul Hasan Asaf Khan, brother of Nur Jahan and father of Mumtaz Mahal. It is among the largest Mughal Gardens built in the region, which has some of the rare species of flowers and artefacts. The bagh is located on the banks of Dal Lake... Read More »
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Sonamarg, Srinagar
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6.2 / 7 1
40 Ratings & 28 Reviews
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Chashm-e-Shahi Gardens, Srinagar
  • Type: Garden
  • Entry: Paid
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Chashm-e-Shahi Gardens, Srinagar
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5.9 / 7 1
34 Ratings & 22 Reviews
Chashm-e-Shahi Gardens was established in 1632, which extends with a length of 108 m and breadth of 38 m. This is the smallest among all the Mughal Gardens in Srinagar, which is also called as Royal Spring. It is situated close to the Nehru Memorial Park and has three... Read More »
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Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden, Srinagar
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6.2 / 7 1
25 Ratings & 18 Reviews
Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden is situated at the foothills of Zabarwan Mountains, which is near the banks of Dal Lake. This garden is around 8 km from Srinagar and is known for annual Tulip Festival that continues for 7 days. It is one of the spacious gardens in Srinagar and is... Read More »
Shalimar Gardens, Srinagar
  • Type: Garden
  • Entry: Paid
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Shalimar Gardens, Srinagar
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5.9 / 7 1
25 Ratings & 18 Reviews
Shalimar Bagh is one of the beautiful gardens in Srinagar, which is regarded as the monument of love. It was built in 1616 by Mughal Emperor Jahangir for his wife, Nur Jahan. This garden houses four terraces, fountains and a canal. The highest terrace at this site is known as... Read More »
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Amarnath Cave, Srinagar
  • Type: Cave
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Amarnath Cave, Srinagar
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6.4 / 7 1
18 Ratings & 12 Reviews
Amarnath Cave, one of the prime attractions of the destination, is located at an average altitude of 3,888 m above sea level. Believed to be 5,000 years old, the cave is considered as an integral part of ancient Hindu mythology and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The cave is 60... Read More »
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Nagin Lake, Srinagar
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4.8 / 7 1
16 Ratings & 10 Reviews
Nagin Lake is also called as the 'Jewel in the Ring', which is situated on the backdrop of the Dal Lake. There is a narrow causeway separating this Nagin Lake and the Dal Lake, where tourists can spot numerous houseboats and Shikaras. It is an isolated lake as compared to Dal... Read More »
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Hazratbal Mosque, Srinagar
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5.5 / 7 1
15 Ratings & 10 Reviews
Hazratbal Mosque is known by several names like Asar-e-Sharif, Dargah Sharif and Madinat-us-Sani. This shrine is situated on the banks of Dal Lake and is opposite to Nishat Bagh. It is a white marble mosque which has large mountains in the backdrop. The mosque has been built... Read More »
"Good sightseeing place"1 month ago "A calm place"Jul 28, 2015
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  • Type: Valley
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Betab Valley, Srinagar
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6.2 / 7 1
11 Ratings & 8 Reviews
"Must visit"Jul 23, 2015 "Amazing place at Pahalgam"Jul 5, 2015
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Pari Mahal or Quntilon, Srinagar
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5.4 / 7 1
13 Ratings & 8 Reviews
Pari Mahal refers to the 'House of Fairies', which is also popularly known as 'Quntilon'. This monument is located above the Chashm-e-Shahi Gardens and was once a Buddhist monastery. It later became a school of astrology that got huge promotion by Dara Shikoh, the eldest son... Read More »
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Yousmarg, Srinagar
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6.6 / 7 1
7 Ratings & 4 Reviews
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Kheer Bhawani Temple, Srinagar
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6.1 / 7 1
7 Ratings & 4 Reviews
"Wonderful temple"Sep 10, 2015 "A nice temple"Jul 5, 2015
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Wullar Lake, Srinagar
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5.3 / 7 1
6 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Wullar Lake is considered to be the largest fresh water lake in India, which also serves as a natural reservoir in the region. This lake draws water from Jhelum River and is home to different species of birds. Situated amidst this lake are the remains of an island built by the... Read More »
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Manasbal Lake, Srinagar
  • Type: Lake
  • Entry: Paid
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Manasbal Lake, Srinagar
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6.1 / 7 1
5 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Manasbal Lake is situated at around 30 km north of the main city of Srinagar, which is the summer capital of the state of Jammu & Kashmir. This lake is surrounded by villages like Jarokbal, Gratbal and Kondabal. It is regarded as one of the supreme gems of all Kashmir... Read More »
"A nice lake"Jul 28, 2015 "Picturesque lake"Mar 13, 2015
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Dachigam Wildlife Sanctuary, Srinagar
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
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Dachigam Wildlife Sanctuary, Srinagar
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Ranked 18 of 49
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6.7 / 7 1
3 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Dachigam Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the most beautiful tourist attractions renowned for offering natural habitat to rare Kashmir stag Hangul and black and brown bears. Surrounded by mountains and beautiful flora, the sanctuary sprawls across an area of around 141 sq. km.... Read More »
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Jama Masjid, Srinagar
  • Type: Mosque
Jama Masjid, Srinagar
Rank 19
Ranked 19 of 49
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5.9 / 7 1
4 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Jama Masjid is one of the oldest mosques in Srinagar, which has been destroyed and restored several times. It is considered to be a monument of Islamic architecture and has a building that does not have any topped dome. This mosque was constructed in 1674 with four spires... Read More »
"Nice mosque"Jun 2, 2014 "What a Great Mosque"Apr 3, 2014
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Chinar Bagh, Srinagar
  • Type: Garden
  • Entry: Paid
Chinar Bagh, Srinagar
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5.5 / 7 1
2 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Chinar Bagh, also known as Chinar Bagh Heritage Park or Boene Bagh, is a newly developed park in the destination. The park is constructed by Tourism Department at a cost of around 3 crore rupees. Being an abode of Britishers during their rule, the park is developed with an... Read More »
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