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Srinagar The Venice of the Himalaya

Srinagar hill station is the capital of Jammu and Kashmir and also the largest city in the state. About Srinagar, travel lovers say that it is simply a heaven on the Earth. Srinagar tourism is famous for its canals, houseboats and Mughal gardens and the whole city is covered with a mystic beauty which is hard to find anywhere else in India. During a Srinagar travel, tourists find it very easy to spend a few hours simply wandering and admiring the blessings of Mother Nature.

For admiring the real beauty of the valley of Srinagar Kashmir, one can plan their trip during any time of the year. While Srinagar Kashmir is covered with snow during the winter days, the summer days are pleasant and people come here to get relief from the summer heat. Srinagar tourism is famous for its lakes and the charming rows of houseboats floating on them. Also Srinagar Kashmir tourism is known for its traditional Kashmiri handicrafts and dry fruits.
Srinagar hill station is one of the ideal tourist destinations, and this garden city has always attracted tourists from across the globe and every year thousands of tourists plan for Srinagar travel. The city is a hub for many water sports including water surfing, swimming, Shikara riding, kayaking, and house boating, angling and canoeing. Adventurous tourists as well as the tourists looking for cool, natural secluded atmosphere can venture to this natural wonder.

Srinagar tourism is dotted with many beautiful attractions. The best amongst them is the Dal Lake, located the eastern part of the city. Dal Lake comprises of a series of lakes from where tourist can enjoy the panoramic view of the mountains surrounding this beautiful city and enjoy a traditional Shikara ride on Dal Lake. Other attractions of Srinagar Kashmir tourism are the Shalimar Garden constructed by great Emperor Jahangir in 1616 for his beloved beautiful wife Nurjahan, Shankaracharya Temple built during the 3rd century BC, Nishat Bagh where tourists come to enjoy the beautiful waterworks, Chasma Shahi built in 1632 by Ali Mardan Khan, Wular Lake which is India's largest fresh water lake, Hazratbal Mosque whose history can be traced back to the 17th century, Rainawari where the most important Chatti Padshahi Gurudwara is built here by the sixth guru of Sikhism, Tomb of Madin Sahib built in the memory of Saint Madin Sahib, Jama Masjid built by Sultan Sikandar in 1400 AD and many more.
Srinagar is a shopper's paradise. Srinagar tourism is famous worldwide for handicraft works. Here tourist must shop for the unique Pashmina Shawls, Carpets, Papier-mache, Silk and Tweeds, Woodwork, Pherans, Metalware, Wall hangings with naqqashi work, Chain Stitch Embroidery, Cricket Bats and much more.

For Srinagar travel, tourists can go by air, rail or road. Srinagar is well connected by air from Delhi. Also for planning a Srinagar travel one can choose any time of the year. It enjoys an alpine weather with heavy snowfall in the winter months from December to February and mild climate in the summer months from April to June. The peak tourist season is during the months of March to October. As Srinagar hill station attracts tourists' year around, it offers a wide variety of accommodation facilities, including deluxe hotels, budget hotels, resorts, guest houses and houseboats. Staying in a houseboat helps one to feel the aquatic culture of here.

Srinagar Kashmir is calling you for an unforgettable holiday. So, plan for Srinagar travel now and explore the beauty of Srinagar tourism.

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