The beauty of the capital of Kashmir, Srinagar, must be unmatched worldwide as many tourists continue to visit it even after terrorist attacks. Tourism Srinagar is all about exploring the mesmerizing nature of lakes, gardens and waterfalls. Security concerns can be left in the hands of the local government and all what tourists should care about is making the best of their time gratifying the magnificent landscape.
The gorgeous gardens of Srinagar got its splendor by the help of both natural factors and skillful man care. Great examples of these gardens include the Mughal Garden bordering Dal Lake, and the Tulip Garden. Due to the charming nature of Srinagar’s gardens, a lot of people like to spend their free time in them; that’s why seekers of a calm environment to unwind should go on days other than Sundays.
Srinagar has a good share of India’s history and architecture which can be explored on foot. For instance, the Old City homes the largest mosque in Kashmir, Jama Masjid built in 1394 and can take thousands of worshippers. There are also a number of famous temples like Cave Temple, Ranbireshwar Temple and Raghunath Temple. Tourists can witness the colorful Kashmiri artwork on the chandeliers, walls and ceilings adorning Shah Hamdan Mosque that is situated on the banks of the Jhelum River.
If white frosted topography grabs your interest then Gulmarg is the place you should visit. Within a two hour bus ride from the city, you will find yourself in enchanting scenery where you can ski and enjoy the surrounding nature. To finalize your journey in Srinagar, have a look at the Dal and Nigeen lakes and check the floating houseboats. A delightful way to begin a day would be to rent a shikara, small row boat, to explore life on the lakes.