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Home>>North India>>Jammu-Kashmir>>More Attractions of Jammu Kashmir

More Attractions of Jammu Kashmir

Chashmashahi, Travel to Chashmashahi, Tourist attractions of Jammu Kashmir, Tours Holidays Chashmashahi

Cheshmashahi is the first Mughal Garden you will pass after Nehru Park. Smallest of the Srinagar Mughal gardens, the Chasma Shahi, or 'Royal Spring', are well up the hillside, above the Nehru Memorial Park.

Gulmarg

Gulmarg is a hill resort of repute, not only for its beauty and prime location but also as being the highest natural golf course of the world, situated at an altitude of 2890 m.

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Located in Srinagar, Harwan is a huge garden with a beautiful canal passing through its heart. Lined with flowerbeds and massive Chinar Trees, the canal is fed from a beautiful lake, which lies just behind the garden.

Nishat Garden (The garden of Spring)

Nishat Bagh was built by Empress Nur Jahan's brother Asaf Khan. The largest of the Mughal gardens, Nishat has 12 terraces representing the 12 signs of the zodiac, which descend gradually and seem to almost merge into the lake. These terraces viewed along with the flower-beds, a riot of brilliant colors, present an unforgettable sight.

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Pari Mahal

Pari Mahal is as much a monument as garden. This was initially a garden built by Dara Shiko for his Sufi teacher, Mulla Shah.

Patnitop

112 km from Jammu, Patnitop boasts of being a hill resort of matchless beauty.

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Shalimar Garden, Travel to Shalimar Garden, Tourist attractions of Jammu Kashmir, Tours Holidays Shalimar Garden

Shalimar Bagh was built by Emperor Jehangir for his wife Nur Jahan, 'light of the world' in 1616. Although it is known today as the 'garden of love' it was originally named the Farah Bakhsh or 'delightful garden'.

Siachen Glacier

The Siachen glacier lies in the excessive north-central part of Jammu and Kashmir near the border of India and Tibet. With a length of about 72-km, Siachen is identified as the biggest glacier in the world outside the Polar Regions.

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The drive to Sonamarg is through the Sindh Valley which presents yet another spectacular facet of countryside in Kashmir.

Zangla

Zangla Lying deep in the northern arm of Zanskar at the end of the 35 km. Long rough road from Padum, Zangla was being ruled by a titular king till his death a few years back.

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The hidden kingdom of the hill resort of Zanskar is famous for its snow-white high hills and gorgeous Gompas or monasteries.

 
 

More Attractions in Jammu-Kashmir  

>> Chashmashahi

>> Gulmarg

>> Harwan

>> Nasim Bagh

>> Nishat Garden

>> Pari Mahal

>> Patnitop

>> Shalimar Garden

>> Siachen Glacier

>> Sonamarg

>> Zangla

>> Zanskar

 

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