Destinations of India
Things To Do
Located in the Kashmir Valley, Srinagar is a beautiful destination. Culturally rich Srinagar is one of the preferred destination for the tourists visiting North India. Being a part of 'Heaven on the Earth', the region also enjoys blessings of mother nature. Be it lakes, valleys, flora, hills or anything else, the region is rich in everything. This is the reason that a large number of tourists from all over the world visit this wonderland frequently.
To enjoy an escape from the hustle and bustle of the city life, Srinagar is the best. A major section of the tourists visiting the region, is of honeymooners. They visit this wonderland to celebrate the most special occasion of the life. Breathtaking views and fragmented aura of Srinagar create a picture perfect environment for honeymooners. These scenic locations will insist you to lose in the romantic aura. There are several attractions in the region that can take your heart away.
If you wish to witness the sense of beauty and lavishness of the Royal era, Mughal garden is a treat for you. As the name suggests, it was built in the period of Mughals. This s a combination of three gardens Chashm-E-Shahi, Nishat Bagh and Shalimar Gardens. All of these are well-maintained and are famous for providing beautiful views.
8 km long and 4 km wide, the beautiful Dal Lake is the pride of Srinagar. Picturesque location of the lake includes snow-covered mountains, water stretch beyond the views and the spectacular Shikaras. Highlight of the lake is, it looks amazing throughout the year. In summers, it offers you to spend memorable time on the Shikaras in the lake and in winters, it offers you an opportunity to walk past on the frozen lake. Lokut Dal, Gagribal, Nagin and Bod Dal are other lakes in the region.
Built by Sultan Sikandar, it is an architecture of 1400 AD. Located at Nowhatta, Jama Masjid is a religious place. This mosque is a combination of beauty, artwork and spiritual aura. 370 wooden pillars of the mosque make it a fascinating destination. For anyone having interest in history, culture or beauty, it is not less than a treat.
Khanqah-e-Molla, Hazratbal Shrine, Shankaracharya Temple, Pari Mahal, Sri Pratap Singh Museum and Wular Lake are other attractions of the region. Tourists must ensure their visit to all these during their trip to Srinagar.
How to Reach Srinagar
By Air: Sheikh ul Alam airport is an international airport. Popularly known as Srinagar Airport, the airport serves for flights to and from all prime locations.
By Road: The region is well-linked with all the nearby cities. A wide network of roads makes the journey easy and smooth.