The summer capital of the state of Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar is one of the most popular holiday destinations in India. Located on the banks of the mighty Jhelum River, the city is famous for its lakes and houseboat floating on them.
The pride of the beautiful valley of Kashmir, the city is also home to Asia’s largest Tulip garden. Dal Lake is one of the top tourist attractions of the city and a Shikara ride on the Dal Lake is a must-do activity in Srinagar.
Famously known as ‘Heaven on Earth’, it is also home to some of the most elegant Mughal-age gardens in India. The Shankaracharya Temple, situated at a height of 300 meters is one of the revered Hindu pilgrimage destinations in the city.
Dal Lake, Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden, Shalimar Bagh, Nigeen Lake, Hazratbal Shrine, and Shankaracharya Temple are some of the most popular attractions in Srinagar. Srinagar is also known for its traditional Kashmiri handicrafts and dry fruits.