Srinagar Tourism

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Peaceful Shikara ride - less commercial

Peaceful Shikara ride - less commercial  Video Review

Nagin Lake

Rahul Shankar
17th Jul 17

Dal lake at kashmir

Dal lake at kashmir  Video Review

Dal Lake

Neha malhotra Malhotra
12th Apr 16

Dal lake for boating lovers

Dal lake for boating lovers  Video Review

Dal Lake

Aman kumar
30th Dec 17

An awesome lake called Dal Lake!

An awesome lake called Dal Lake!  Video Review

Dal Lake

Arvind Kumar
21st Jun 17

Nishat park

Nishat park  Video Review

Nishat Bagh

Raheela Rashid
3rd Jun 17

Shalimar inside

Shalimar inside  Video Review

Shalimar Gardens

Raheela Rashid
3rd Jun 17

Shalimar Mughal Garden, Srinagar

Shalimar Mughal Garden, Srinagar  Video Review

Shalimar Gardens

Raheela Rashid
3rd Jun 17

Spend your Srinagar evening here

Spend your Srinagar evening here  Video Review

Dal Lake

Rahul Shankar
17th Jul 17

Iqbal park Srinagar-good place to rest

Iqbal park Srinagar-good place to rest  Video Review

Dr. Sir Mohammed Iqbal Park

Raheela Rashid
3rd Jun 17

Must visit the Temple

Must visit the Temple  Video Review

Kheer Bhawani Temple

Er tarun Kuldeep
19th Mar 17

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Vikas Parimoo

Vikas Parimoo4.3/5

3 reviews

Heaven on Earth

Really it's heavy on Earth . One should really must visit to this beautiful destination . Wonderful atmosphere everywhere . After a long have felt hospitality at par . Surely will visit this place next time as soon as possible . Lot of beautiful and mesmerizing places to visit like Pahalgam, Gulmarg . Srinagar city itself like mu gal gardens . Dal Lake and many more places

Praveen nigam

Praveen nigam4.3/5

2 reviews

Beautiful Destination

Exclent and beautiful Kashmir . Travel with family, copule, honeymoon destination. Historical place. Beautiful Dal lake, sikara ride, floating market. Kashmiri cousin like Fontana, Akhni etc. Beautiful destination Gulmarg, Sonmarg, Heritable and Adisankracara temple .

Srinagar Overview

History of Srinagar

Srinagar being the summer capital of the state of Jammu and Kashmir is situated on the banks of Jhelum River. The city of Srinagar is one of India’s popular tourist attractions because of its historic gardens, beautiful houseboats, meandering river and pleasant climate. Srinagar is packed with enthralling valleys and surrounded by lush green hills.

The city of Srinagar was founded almost 2000 years ago, by King Pravarasena II. After the emergence of Mauryan Empire, they took over Kashmir and the then Mauryan emperor, Ashoka introduced Buddhism in Srinagar. After the rule of Mauryas, Srinagar was under the influence of many other territories, religions and political backgrounds.

People and Culture of Srinagar

Srinagar has a blend of many religion and culture. Though Islam is the most prevalent religion in Srinagar, Hinduism and Buddhism are also widespread in the city. Kashmiri language is widely spoken and the Kashmiri Pandits speak in Hindi.

Ramzan, Eid, Kheer Bhawani Festival, Navroz and many other festivals are celebrated with great pomp and show. Tulip Festival is also the main festival that is celebrated here.

Things to Do in Srinagar

There are many places to see in Srinagar and hence the city has lots of tourists all year round. Dal Lake, popularly called ‘Srinagar’s Jewel’ is one of the popular sightseeing in Srinagar. The placid Dal Lake is famous for its houseboats and it acts like a mirror to the misty snow capped Peak of Pir Panjal Mountains. Mughal Gardens is one of the must visit Srinagar attractions. The garden has fountains, flower beds and terraced lawns which make it all the more pretty.

From the list of places to visit in Srinagar, Amarnath Cave is one of the prime attractions. Said to be 5000 years old, the cave is dedicated to Lord Shiva and one of the religious places for the Hindus. Other Srinagar places to visit are Yousmarg, Shankaracharya Temple and Nishat Bagh. The list never really ends when it comes to Srinagar tourist places.

Food and Shopping in Srinagar

Besides Srinagar sightseeing, there are other things to do in Srinagar. When it comes to food, Sheermal and Baqerkhani are must haves. These breads are served in almost all bakeries around Srinagar. You must also not leave the city without having tasted the traditional meal of Srinagar called Wazawan.

For all those who are into shopping, Srinagar has lots in store for you. Pashmina shawls, handmade carpets, papier mache products, antiques, saffron are some of the must buys from the city. Many of the shops in the main city of Srinagar sell these items.

Accommodation in Srinagar

For transport options and how to reach Srinagar, travellers have lots of alternatives! One can choose to travel to Srinagar by train, by flight, by bus or by train depending on your budget and preferences. There is no scarcity of accommodation in Srinagar as well. One can opt to stay in the famous houseboats or accommodate in hotels, guesthouses or resorts. There are a number of hotels in Srinagar that are in close vicinity of famous places in Srinagar. Plan Srinagar tour early this season and book a place of accommodation well in advance.



Photos of Srinagar

Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir

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Mohammad maaz ahmad

Kashmir - a must visit
Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir

Photo by

Mohammad maaz ahmad

Kashmir - a must visit
Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir

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Rk naidu

Cool Kashmir
Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir

Photo by

Rk naidu

Cool Kashmir

There is so much to see in Srinagar.

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