Nishat Bagh Overview

Ranked 7 of 53 sightseeing in Srinagar

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 with Zabarwan Hills on the backdrop.

It is also known for around 12 terraces, fountains, flowerbeds and huge lawns that attract travellers. Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan was impressed with the beauty of this garden and hoped that his father-in-law would gift this place to him. When he did not receive this place in gift, he ordered for the closure of the water supply to this garden.

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Nishat Bagh

Raheela Rashid
3rd Jun 17

What travellers are saying about Nishat Bagh

Experience scale
  • Excellent 10
  • Very Good 9
  • Good 3
  • Average 1
  • Terrible 0
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  • Below Average 0
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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 1-2hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Day
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  • Food available for purchaseFood available for purchase
  • Bathroom facilitiesBathroom facilities
  • Camera/Video allowedCamera/Video allowed
  • Wearing of shoes/footwear allowedWearing of shoes/footwear allowed
  • Lockers/StorageLockers/Storage

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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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Reviews and Ratings

Chandan Adiga

Chandan Adiga3.6/5

36 reviews

Much crowded on special days and weekends

Park is good. Variety of flowers, stream flowing in between. Looks like Shalimar Bagh designwise. Street foods in front of park. Nice lake view too. 20 INR per head entry fee.

Pratik Ghosh

Pratik Ghosh5.0/5

5 reviews

Awesome garden

Location wise 10 on 10. The best garden in Srinagar I would prefer. The garden is maintain well, totally clean. Best time to visit here in the month of March.

Raghu Babu

Raghu Babu3.2/5

7 reviews

A good garden

Nice flowers, surrounding area is nice. We get tourist handicrafts. Can enjoy water fountains, big big trees. Local people were good and friendly. Nice to visit in April month as many variety of flowers were available.

Shahana Yaseen

Shahana Yaseen4.3/5

2 reviews

Beautiful place

Beautiful garden placed on the bank of Dulhan Lake. Must visit this place because it is few kilometers away from Srinagar and transport facility available to this route is excellent.



3 reviews

Land of Flowers

A Mughal garden designed by father in law of Shahjahan. One of the finest local attraction in Srinagar to vist. It takes 20 rupees to visit the garden and can be accessed by anyone anytime during the day.

Mandeep Singh

Mandeep Singh4.6/5

1 review

Most beautiful garden ever visited

Look and feel of the Nishat Garden is excellent, very huge and extremely beautiful garden. Water fountains are the main attraction here, had a wonderful time there clicked a lot of pictures. A must visit place in Srinagar.
  • Most beautiful garden ever visited
  • Most beautiful garden ever visited

Őwais Ali

Őwais Ali5.0/5

1 review

Awesome view

Best in Srinagar, it's best site in Kashmir because there is Dal Lake in front of the garden and mountains in background so it's beautiful in view backside of the garden as well as front side, so let's come and enjoy.

Rahul Pratap singh

Rahul Pratap singh3.9/5

18 reviews

Nice Garden

It is the largest amongst the three Mughal gardens in Srinagar an interesting system of cascading fountains. It is perfectly manicured, and are a good place to stroll and relax. The combination of water and vegetation is interest. A magical atmosphere with the view of the Dal Lake and especially the colours, the smiles, the simplicity and the innate elegance of many tourists from all over the country, many with their traditional dress, married couples with families, making them attending, enjoying this beautiful place.

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  • Nice Garden
  • Nice Garden

Gaurav Srivastava

Gaurav Srivastava5.0/5

19 reviews

A mesmerising experience

A mesmerising experience, you get to see a variety of flowers, well maintained grass & trees, the down-flow of water & fountains makes it a perfect spot for clicking some memorable pictures.

Rajesh Halyal

Rajesh Halyal3.6/5

39 reviews

Nice Mughal style garden

Nice Mughal style garden with variety of flowers in summer, you can carry your own food inside (did not find vendors inside). You are allowed to go into the water and fountains.
  • Nice Mughal style garden
  • Nice Mughal style garden
  • Nice Mughal style garden
  • Nice Mughal style garden

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