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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
Dal Lake, Kashmir
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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
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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
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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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Shalimar Garden, Kashmir
Shalimar Garden, Kashmir
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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
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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 »
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