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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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  • Type: Valley
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Betab Valley, Kashmir
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6.3 / 7 1
36 Ratings & 26 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 »
  • Type: Garden
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Nishat Garden, Kashmir
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6.1 / 7 1
18 Ratings & 11 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 »
"Excellent garden worth visiting"2 months ago "Nishat garden"Jun 9, 2017
  • Type: Garden
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Shalimar Garden, Kashmir
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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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Chashmashahi, Kashmir
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5.6 / 7 1
10 Ratings & 7 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 »
  • Type: Mosque
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Jama Masjid, Kashmir
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10 Ratings & 5 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 »

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