Srinagar, India


Srinagar is the largest city and the summer capital of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It lies in the Kashmir Valley on the banks of the Jhelum River, a tributary of the Indus, and Dal and Anchar lakes. The city is known for its natural environment, gardens, waterfronts and houseboats.
Area: 294 km²
Population: 1.181 million (2011)
Some of the famous places to visit Srinaga, India
Golden Temple
The Golden Temple, also known as Sri Harmandir Sahib or Darbar Sahib, is a Gurdwara located in the city of Amritsar, Punjab, India. It is the holiest Gurdwara and the most important pilgrimage site of Sikhism. The temple is built around a man-made pool that was completed by Guru Ram Das in 1577.
Pahalgam
Pahalgam is a hill station in the north Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Mountain trails run northeast to Amarnath Cave Temple, a Hindu shrine and site of the annual Amarnath Yatra pilgrimage. Overa Aru Wildlife Sanctuary is home to animals including brown bears and musk deer. Northeast, the Lidder River runs through scenic Betaab Valley. Southeast, Tulian Lake is flanked by mountain peaks and often frozen.

Glumarg

Gulmarg is a town, a hill station, a popular skiing destination and a notified area committee in the Baramula district of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. The town is situated in the Pir Panjal Range in the western Himalayas.

Dal Lake
Dal is a lake in Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir. The urban lake, which is the second largest in the state, is integral to tourism and recreation in Kashmir and is named the “Jewel in the crown of Kashmir” or “Srinagar’s Jewel”.
Area: 22 km²
Catchment area: 316 km²
Location: Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
Max. depth: 6 m (20 ft)
Water volume: 983 million cubic metres (34.7×10^9 cu ft)
Nishat Bagh
Nishat Bagh is a terraced Mughal garden built on the eastern side of the Dal Lake, close to Srinagar in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, India. It is the largest Mughal garden in the Kashmir Valley. Shalimar Bagh, which is also located on the bank of the Dal Lake.
Address: Main road Nishat next to mughal garden nishat Srinagar Jammu and Kashmir, 191121
Area: 46 acres

Hours:

Monday 9AM–10:30PM
Tuesday 9AM–10:30PM
Wednesday 9AM–10:30PM
Thursday 9AM–10:30PM
Friday 9AM–10:30PM
Saturday 9AM–10:30PM
Sunday 9AM–10:30PM

Shalimar Bagh, Srinagar

Shalimar Bagh is a Mughal garden in Srinagar, linked through a channel to the northeast of Dal Lake, on its right bank located on the outskirts of Srinagar city in Jammu and Kashmir, India.
Address: Jammu and Kashmir 191121, Shalimar, Rainawari, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir 190025
Area: 31 acres

Hours:

Monday 9AM–7PM
Tuesday 9AM–7PM
Wednesday 9AM–7PM
Thursday 9AM–7PM
Friday 9AM–7PM
Saturday 9AM–7PM
Sunday 9AM–7PM
Founder: Jahangir
Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden

Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip garden, previously Model Floriculture Center, is a tulip garden in Srinagar, India. It is the largest tulip garden in Asia spread over an area of about 30 hectares. It is situated on the foothills of Zabarwan Range with an overview of Dal Lake.
Address: Jammu and Kashmir, Cheshma Shahi Road, Rainawari, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir 190001
Area: 74 acres

Hours:

Monday 7AM–7:30PM
Tuesday 7AM–7:30PM
Wednesday 7AM–7:30PM
Thursday 7AM–7:30PM
Friday 7AM–7:30PM
Saturday 7AM–7:30PM
Sunday 7AM–7:30PM
Owner: Government of Jammu and Kashmir
Opened: 2007
Number of visitors: 100,000 (2014)