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Travel to Srinagar, Kashmir


If you are fond of in visiting hill stations then it is the best time to spend your finest and unforgettable tour in Srinagar. When the word Srinagar come across in the mind, people becomes crazy to know little bit more about the Capital and searches the best alternatives to experience the beauty of the summer capital of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Srinagar is famous because of its beautiful Mughal Garden, Canals and houseboats. The beauty of the city is incomparable with any other cities of India and its breathtaking natural beauty keeps the tourist welcoming year after year. The city is constructed with some exciting alleyways and inquiring buildings, which are holding the attractiveness of the city. The Jhelum River, which is running across the city, blows cold wind continuously throughout the city, where anyone can spend a good time by watching the beautiful streets of the city standing on the bank of the river.

Tourist Attraction/ Sightseeing at Srinagar

The glorious gardens of the city are the foremost tourist attraction. A flow of good numbers of tourist are seen seasonally in visiting some renowned gardens like Shalimar bagh, Nishat Bagh, Chashma Shahi Garden; among all of them Mughal Garden is one which is situated in the heart of the capital.

Nagin Lake, which is commonly known as the 'Jewel in the Ring' is one of the unforgettable lakes in east Srinagar. The lake is filled with deep blue water which also allows the visitors to experience the pleasant boating in houseboats in the calm water and this is the reason behind the attraction of enormous tourists in this lake. Dal Lake and Wullar Lake are another two beautiful lakes of the city.

Shankaracharya Temple:
The antique Lord Shiva temple which was known by the name of Takht-e-Sulaiman in the past, is hanging on a hill which has the peak of nearly thousand feet, shows a fascinating view of the city. According to the religious view, the holy place is a great archaeological specimen of past.

Best Season to Visit : The best time to visit Srinagar is during summers between April and June. Heavy woolens are required in Srinagar.

Reaching Srinagar
Air : Srinagar is well connected by air with Delhi. There is a daily flight to Delhi via Jammu by Indian airlines. There are weekly flights operated by Indian Airlines for Leh from Srinagar.
Rail : Srinagar does not have a railway station and the nearest railhead is Jammu Tawi, which is 305 km from Srinagar.
Road : Srinagar is well connected by road to important places like Chandigarh (630 km), Delhi (876 km), Jammu (298 km), Leh, Kargil, Gulmarg, Sonamarg, and Pahalgam. touristplacesinindia can arrange for you all types of land transport for your comfortable journey in Srinagar and throughout the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Shopping in Srinagar
Srinagar in Kashmir is a handicraft lover's delight with a rich and distinct variety of crafts. There is great beauty in Kashmiri artifacts -which include - papier mache, lacquered and painted in floral designs; wood carvings and screens; fine carpets in typical oriental designs; silks and woollen shawls embroidered in traditional paisley and crewel work. The bazaars of Srinagar are packed with handicraft stores, street vendors there add their own charm. The J&K Handicrafts Corporation has a large display of handicraft items, carpets, etc. at the Government Arts Emporium.


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