Chashm-e-Shahi Gardens


14.3/5(39 Ratings)

Chashm-e-Shahi Gardens Overview

Ranked 9 of 53 sightseeing in Srinagar

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 different sections covering, fountains, waterfalls and an aqueduct.

Visitors can also see multiple flowers and fruits in this garden along with some of the rarest species of plants. The fresh water spring in the garden is said to have medicinal value that can cure many diseases.

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 1-2hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Day
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Operating hours

Monday - Friday:
9:30 AM -5:30 PM
9:30 AM -5:30 PM
9:30 AM -5:30 PM
Public Holidays:
9:30 AM -5:30 PM

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Ashish Debnath

Ashish Debnath4.3/5

35 reviews

Flowers of different kinds

We went there in the evening and it was full of tourists. But the garden was big enough for all of them . The various kinds & colours of flowers all around will compel you to admire the place. And to add to that, a stream of spring water flows through the middle of the garden . . Really loved it!



38 reviews

Very beautiful garden ...

We went this garden during the trip to Srinagar, kashmir ... Very beautiful garden called chashm-e-shahi mean the royal spring. The main attraction of this garden of its simplicity along with the natures beauty. We saw verious types of species of very beautiful flowers over hear .. It is just located near by raj bhavan. From hera you can see the beautiful view of Dal lake. Garden was build by Maugham emperor shah jahan also called as Maugham garden ... All fountai and waterfalls was awesome ... The design and architect is like percian skills ... Must visit atleast onece.

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Dr prabal Awasthi

Dr prabal Awasthi4.3/5

82 reviews

Chasme a shahi ... Aplace where you get fresh or royal sourse of water

Chasme a shahi is about12-14km from Dal lake .. After going through military checking I reach this place which a beautiful well maintained garden famous for its chasma I. E source of fresh chilled drinking water .. It is believed that Maharaja of Kashmir walks daily to this place for drinking this water .. So it's named chasme a shahi .. Apart from chasma their is well maintained garden with rare variety of plants ... Overall good place to visit in Srinagar

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  • Chasme a shahi ... Aplace where you get fresh or royal sourse of water

Kailash Sharma

Kailash Sharma5.0/5

2 reviews

Memorable and pleasant time to stay!

The Chasme Shahi- Royal Spring as the garden is constructed across the spring. It's one of the most beautiful Mughal garden among Shalimar bagh and nishat bagh. Last week, I visited here. As this attraction free to public visit from March to November. My guide suggested that the best time to visit here in May-June when the flowers in Chashme Shahi are full bloom. You can reach here by road along the Dal lake banks or hire a taxi; whatever way you can afford. But my holiday agency hired a taxi, just half an hour away from the Srinagar international airport. The hotel accommodations around Chashme Shahi are excellent. Food quality were hygienic. Thanks to Vani Holidays for managing such a great stay.

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Manish Bansal

Manish Bansal5.0/5

26 reviews

Very nice place

Visited Chashm-E- Shahi Garden during Srinagar visit in July 2015 which is located near Governer House. Chashme Shahi means Royal Spring. It is built near the spring and the water flows out from water body. The water is crystal clear and is believed to have medicinal properties.

Joban Singh

Joban Singh3.9/5

1 review

Beautiful garden with natural spring

Garden is neat, clean and beautiful, main attraction here is natural spring (Chashma). Chashma is beautiful. Nothing much to see other than the Chashma, it took us 15min to complete the sightseeing. Good thing is that all the gardens are in close proximity to each other so no time gets wasted in travel.

Rahul Pratap singh

Rahul Pratap singh4.3/5

18 reviews

A good garden with excellent views all around

Worth visit it in summer, as it is in the way to Pari Mahal, So one can cover both attractions in a single shot. If there is cloudy day then it will be a heaven, However in winter I don't think it remains as beautiful as in summer (March to May). So depend on the season and personal taste. Recommended to visit both Pari Mahal and Chasme Shahi if you are in Srinagar.
  • A good garden with excellent views all around
  • A good garden with excellent views all around

Gaurav Srivastava

Gaurav Srivastava1.4/5

19 reviews

Disappointing experience

It was a big dis-appointment visiting this place as the pump was down for maintenance during visiting hours and we all missed the beautiful view of Spring & fountains. Ideally maintenance should have been carried out during off-hours like after sunset or before 9AM so that visitors don't have to go-back with a disappointment.

Jay Katiyar

Jay Katiyar4.6/5

11 reviews

Beautiful place with unknown water origin

Must see this place if visiting Srinagar. Chilled water coming thru unknown water origin. Nehru ji used to drink this water, stay in water and you will feel fresh. You can spent Hour there.

Pradeep agarwal

Pradeep agarwal4.3/5

6 reviews

Night times the place glitters with light

Chashm-e-shahi name made for the charna for the light water in the park. The light water is very healthy, this park in the night has lighting also in the park you can eat some food but no shops are available to purchase.

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