Srinagar, the summer capital of Kashmir is famous for many reasons but no one can take the place for its beautiful gardens and calm lakes. It is rightly called as the city of gardens and lake. Mughal during its rule bestowed this city with many green carpets. Be it lush green Mughal Gardens which include Nishat garden, Shalimar Garden or Cheshmashahi garden or Pari Mahal, these places show the love of Mughals for this beautiful city.
If Mughals were not enough, the city has been bestowed with natural beauty of famous Dal lake which enchants the calmness and serenity of the fresh water lake.
A day tour of world famous Tulip Garden (Only for the month of April) will be spectacle to your eyes with millions of hues and colors. It is the largest tulip garden in Asia spread over an area of about 30 hectares with millions of tulips. The hues of tulip flower will enhance your visual effects of color.
A trip to Srinagar without visiting Mughal gardens is incomplete. Mesmerize yourself with the Mughal Gardens of Emperor Shahjahan which include Shalimar Garden, Nishat Garden and Cheshmashahi Garden. It is rightly called as the city of gardens. Mughal during its rule bestowed this city with many green carpets.
A day without a visit to famous Hazratbal Mosque is injustice to the tour. The mosque is an engineering marvel with a mesmerizing view of Nageen lake. The mosque is famous for the presence of holy relic which is believed to be many strands of hair of Prophet Muhammad’s beard.
PARI MAHAL AND SHANKAR ACHARIYA TEMPLE
If you have love for history then a visit to Parimahal and Shankar Acharaya temple is a must. Parimahal which once was a court of Music for Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan is a must visit and will enthrall you to the beauty of whole dal Lake. Shankaracharya temple which dates back to 300 BC and is dedicated to Lord Shiva is a historical place to visit. You get mesmerizing view f whole dal and Srinagar city from these places.