Top 10 Must Visit Tourist Attractions in Srinagar

The uniqueness of Srinagar is that separated from being the money to the territory of Jammu and Kashmir in the mid-year months, the spot is a magnificent portrayal of nature. With the River Jhelum spilling out of its sides of Srinagar is ensured by five locales. Lying in the Kashmir valley, Srinagar is at an elevation of 1585 meters. Srinagar is speckled with lakes and wonderful greenhouses. With the sun-kissed pinnacles of the mountains in the setting and the tranquil waters of the lakes, Srinagar is a heaven on the planet. While in Srinagar, one needs to visit the accompanying spots that will amplify your experience.

Best Time To Visit Srinagar

Srinagar has a pleasant climate and therefore, travelers love to visit the city all through the year. However, the best time to visit Srinagar is from April to October. During this period, people can admire the real beauty of this city as the whole valley gets covered with blossoms.

How To Reach Srinagar

Air: Sheikh ul Alam Airport, Srinagar Airport is an international airport. This airport is well connected and airlines offer regular flights from Srinagar to Delhi, Mumbai and Chandigarh. The airport is placed just 15 km away from the center of the city.

Train: To reach Srinagar by train, one has to reach either Jammu Tawi or Udhampur railway station.

Bus: Srinagar is the capital of the state of Jammu and Kashmir. There is a good Bus service and Cab service available.

Now Coming to top attractions, here are the must-see places in Srinagar…

1. Dal Lake

On an excursion to Srinagar, Dal Lake finds the primary spot on the agenda. The appealing Shikara or the wooden vessels that buoy on the lovely waters give a perspective on the periphery of the lake that promenades the Mughal gardens. The brilliant tints of the nature and the dawn and dusks from the lake are perfect. The grand mountains, the blues both of the sky above and water beneath and the scents of the new blooms from the edging nurseries make the whole lake peaceful and serene.

Opening days: All days of the week; Sunrise to Sunset

Distance from Srinagar Railway Station: 20 KM

Ideal for: Experience Seekers, Photo Fanatics

Entry fee: NA

2. Shalimar Bagh

Spread out with the Persian style of engineering, the Shalimar Bagh greenhouse is spread in 31 sections of land. Based on the outskirts of the Dal Lake the greenhouse was worked to please Queen Noor Jahan by Shehenshah Jahangir.

Opening days: All days of the week except Friday; 9:00 am to 7:00 pm

Distance from Srinagar Railway Station: 20 KM

Ideal for: Experience Seekers, Photo Fanatics, Nature Lovers

Entry fee: INR 10/Person

3. Shankaracharya Temple

Going back to 200 BC the sanctuary is based on the highest point of Shankaracharya Hill. Being given to Lord Shiva the sanctuary holds a prime hugeness to the Buddhists too. The sanctuary includes a touch of trekking for the lovers and is said to remain on an octagonal asphalt.

Opening days: All days of the week

Distance from Srinagar Railway Station: 20 KM

Ideal for: Experience Seekers, Photo Fanatics, History Buffs, Pilgrimage

Entry fee: NA

4. Nigeen Lake

Interestingly with the Dal Lake, Nageen Lake is calmer and more settled and isolated through a highway from the Dal Lake. While the focal point of the lake has clean blue serene waters the edges mirror the trees that are paddled along the shoreline. With clear skies overhead and wrapped between the mountains and cruising on the shikara is a standout amongst the best encounters of Srinagar.

Opening days: All days of the week; 7:00 am to 8:00 pm

Distance from Srinagar Railway Station: 18 KM

Ideal for: Experience Seekers, Photo Fanatics

Entry fee: NA

5. Jamia Masjid

With the quieted insides that are an incongruity to the encompassing hecticness of the clamoring markets outside the premises of the mosque, Jamia Masjid is one of the holiest Islamic places of worship of the nation. Complicatedly cut wooden columns tally to 370, the mosque reflects Indo-Saracenic engineering. Richly standing tall in the midst of the exact square nursery the mosque is of unmatchable in all structures.

Opening days: All days of the week

Distance from Srinagar Railway Station: 14 KM

Ideal for: Experience Seekers, Photo Fanatics

Entry fee: NA

6. Hazratbal Shrine

The white marbled vault structure mirroring its appeal in the waters of Dal Lake on its western shore is the Hazratbal Mosque. Being a prime spot of love for the devotees of Islam the mosque holds the relics of the prophet Muhammad. The holy place is a wonderful design building that eclipses splendidly.

Opening days: All days of the week

Distance from Srinagar Railway Station: 20 KM

Ideal for: Experience Seekers, Photo Fanatics

Entry fee: NA

7. Pari Mahal

The multi-terraced garden, actually means the ‘Palace of the Fairies‘ is worked at a height and offers impressive perspectives on the Dal Lake. The Pari Mahal greenhouse has smooth green gardens and has a noteworthy significance that is a lot more established than the Mughal Era. The spot was at first a cloister for the Buddhists and after that was the learning foundation for Emperor Shah Jahan’s child, Dara. The view just gets magnificent from each patio and outperforms the other

Opening days: All days of the week; 9:30 am to 5:30 pm

Distance from Srinagar Railway Station: 20 KM

Ideal for: Experience Seekers, Photo Fanatics, History Buffs

Entry fee: INR 10/Person

8. Tulip Garden

An ongoing expansion to Srinagar is the Tulip Garden. The biggest of its sort in Asia, Tulip greenhouse houses around 60 variations of tulips. At the point when in the full blossom the tulips spread in around 12 hectares of the region and give an entrancing perspective.

Opening days: All days of the week; 6:45 am to 5:30 pm (open from March to April)

Distance from Srinagar Railway Station: 15 KM

Ideal for: Experience Seekers, Photo Fanatics

Entry fee: INR 50/Person

9. Apple Orchards

Acclaimed for its Kashmiri Apples, one can’t skip visiting an apple plantation. Apple plantations are a regular sight in Srinagar yet the experience of culling an apple and having it is stunning. The whole region bestows the best flavors to your taste buds.

Opening days: All days of the week (from September to October)

Distance from Srinagar Railway Station: 25 KM

Ideal for: Experience Seekers, Photo Fanatics

Entry fee: NA

10. Kheer Bhawani Temple

Devoted to Goddess Bhawani the sanctuary is a hallowed sanctuary for the Kashmiri Pandits. It is said that the rice pudding, kheer is offered to the divinity and consequently the sanctuary gets its name Kheer Bhawani. There is likewise a consecrated water spring that is said to be propitious.

Opening days: All days of the week

Distance from Srinagar Railway Station: 35 KM

Ideal for: Experience Seekers, Photo Fanatics, History Buffs

Entry fee: NA

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