Top 10 Places to Visit in Srinagar
Top 10 Places to Visit in Srinagar

1. Dal Lake

Dal Lake is the most important landmark of Srinagar. Dal lake known as the Jewel in the Crown of Kashmir and Srinagar’s Jewel.

Distance from airport: 22 Km
Opening hours: throughout the day
Best time to visit: April to November
Entry fee: Free
Photography: Allowed


2. Shalimar Bagh

Shalimar Bagh is a Mughal garden in Srinagar. Spread across a total area of 31 acres, The name of this garden literally means ‘abode of love’, which is supported by the fact that it was built by Emperor Jahangir for his loving wife Nur Jahan.

Distance from airport: 24 km
Opening hours: 10 AM to 6 PM Every day
Best time to visit: April to October.
Entry fee: 20.Rs for adult / 10.Rs for children
Photography: Allowed


3. Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden

It is the largest tulip garden in Asia spread over an area of about 30 hectares. Flaunting hundreds of varieties of Tulips.

Distance from airport: 18 Km
Opening hours: 9 AM to 7 PM Every day
Best time to visit: April
Entry fee: 50 Rs for adult & 25 Rs for children
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4. Pari Mahal

Pari Mahal, meaning ‘house of fairies’ in Srinagar The Pari Mahal was built by Mughal Prince Dara Shikoh in the mid-1600

Distance from airport: 21 Km
Opening hours: 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Best time to visit: April to October
Entry fee: 20 Rs for adult & 10 Rs for children
Photography: Allowed


5. Nishat Bagh

It has a splendid Mughal central water channel with several fountains, which is surrounded by tall Chinar trees. The Bagh was designed and built in 1633 by Asif Khan

Distance from airport: 21 Km
Opening hours: 9 AM to 7 PM All days open expect Friday
Best time to visit: April to October.
Entry fee: Rs.1o
Photography: Allowed


6. The Shankaracharya Temple

The Shankaracharya Temple is a beautiful and mesmerising temple that is situated on the Gopadari Hills on the south-east of Srinagar at the height of 1,100 feet above the sea level.

Distance from airport: 22 Km
Opening hours: 7 AM to 8 PM Every day
Best time to visit: April to October
Entry fee: Free
Photography: Not allowed inside


7. Hari Parbat Fort

Hari Parbat Fort is an ancient fort. Hari Parbat offers a stunning panorama of the beautiful city of Srinagr.

Distance from airport: 15.7 Km
Opening hours: 9.30 AM – 5.30 PM
Best time to visit: April to October
Entry fee:
Photography: Allowed


8. Sri Pratap Singh Museum

The Pratap Singh Museum is home to ancient terracotta heads dating back to the 3rd century, found at the Buddhist site at Ushkur & molded terracotta plaques of the 4th & 5th century from Harwan.

Distance from airport: 10 Km
Opening hours: 10 AM to 5 PM All days open except Wednesday
Best time to visit: April to October
Entry fee: 10.Rs for Indian & 50.rs for foreigner
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9. Chashme Shahi

Chashme Shahi Garden, meaning ‘The Royal Spring’, is situated at the foothills of Zabarwan Mountains in Srinagar.

Distance from airport: 21 Km
Opening hours: 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM Open all days, except Friday
Best time to visit: April to October
Entry fee: 10 Rs.
Photography: Allowed


10. Durga Nag Temple

Durga Nag Temple is one of the most famous temples in the city.

Distance from airport: 13.3 Km
Opening hours: 7 AM to 8 PM Every day
Best time to visit: April to October
Entry fee: Free
Photography: Not allowed inside the temple


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