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A heaven on Earth, Kashmir is located in the north-western region of the Indian Subcontinent. With abundant natural beauty, the destination until the mid 19th century was geographically denoted as the valley nestled between the Great Himalayas and......Read more on Kashmir


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Dal Lake, Kashmir
  • Type: Lake
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Dal Lake, Kashmir
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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
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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
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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 »
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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
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Nishat Garden, Kashmir
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Average Rating
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 »
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