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Srinagar

Srinagar

Srinagar, the capital of Jammu and Kashmir is like heaven on earth. The beautiful city is known for hills, lakes and houseboats. The place has the charm that you will never forget. Mesmerizing hilly scenes and astonishing white snow in the city will definitely take your breath away. Not just that, the place is also famous for the handicrafts manufactured there. The place is perfect for romantic couples and the honeymooners. Srinagar tour package offers great experience of travelling in the city. Srinagar provides the most pleasing view of the Shikaras and houseboats available in between the Himalayan Mountains and in the most beautiful lakes in the city. There are also various bounteous places to visit in Srinagar. The most fascinating place In India is also known as the “Venice of the east”. It is the ideal tourist destination that one should definitely visit at least once in lifetime.


General Facts about
Location: Northern India
Area: 294 km2 (114 sq mi)
Language: Kashmiri, Urdu
Climate:  Humid subtropical climate
Major Attractions: Sri Pratap Singh Museum, Pari Mahal,Dal Lake and Mughal Garden
Ideal Time to Visit: April to October


Places to visit in Srinagar
The major attractions of Srinagar include Dal Lake and Nagin Lake that also provides you the famous houseboat view, you have seen in various Indian movies. The place was ruled by some great Mughal emperors who have laid many gardens increasing the fascination for tourist which includes Mughal Garden, Shalimar Bagh, Nishat Bagh, Naseem Bagh and Tulip Gardens. Other than that, Srinagar has some beautiful buildings that can be pleasure to visit. Chashma Shahi and Pari Mahal are the two most visited ones. Moreover, the Sher Garhi Palace has administrative buildings from the state government.Another palace of the Maharajas, the Gulab Bhavan which has now become the Lalit Grand Palace hotel is also an amazing place to visit for tourists. One of the most important things to do for tourists in Srinagar is the famous Shikara Ride. It is the fabulous experience that can originally be taken in Srinagar. Other than that, Dastgir Sahib Shrine, Hazratbal Mosque,Jamia Masjid, Khanqah of Shah Hamdan and Shankaracharya Temple are the other interesting places to visit in Srinagar. There are various other tourists attractions in Srinagar that can best be explored when being at the place.


Climate in Srinagar
Srinagar due to its location at the northernmost top of India is much cooler than any other hill station. During winters the temperature goes around 10.0 °C (50.0 °F) leaving the nights with the temperature below freezing point. Winters can also surprise you with heavy snowfall leading to blockage for few days. Apart from that, summers are generally warm with the temperature raise up to 30.1 °C (86.2 °F).


How to Reach Srinagar


Srinagar By Air: Regular domestic flights are available for Srinagar Airport from Delhi Jammu, Leh and Chandigarh. Alongside, occasional international flights also reach Srinagar.


Srinagar By Rail: For Srinagar, Jammu is the nearest railway station at the distance of 290 kms. Trains from various cities are connected to Jammu. From Jammu taxi service is available for you to reach Srinagar.


Srinagar By Road: National Highway 1A and National Highway 1D are the highways that connect you with the city. Government bus service is available from different parts of the country. Apart from that, you can also travel through Srinagar travel and tourism to have the best experience of visiting the destination.


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