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Gardens of Kashmir

Gardens of Kashmir

Kashmir the unsurpassed beauty befittingly famed as the paradise on this earth. It is a dream destination for visitors due to unparallel attractions that include snow capped mountains, exotic lakes, majestic gardens, gorgeous valleys, packed flowering shrubs, traditional houseboats and colorful handicrafts. The captivating and delightful gardens of Kashmir are constructed by Mughal Emperors whose love for the land is quite illustrious. These gardens represent the harmonious amalgamation of Mughal architecture, their creativity and zenith for the life. The Mughal gardens of Shalimar, Nishat Bagh, Chashmeshahi and Pari Mahal are the exquisitely carved lawns with stepped terraces and rich water bodies. Leaving the hypnotic effect on the senses some of the famous gardens of Kashmir are:-


Shalimar Garden:- Laid out some 400 years ago this is one of the most beautiful and enchanting gardens of Kashmir. Located in Srinagar, the garden was laid out by the Mughal Emperor Jehangir for his wife Noor Jehan. The garden is adorned with beautiful canals lined with polished stones that are festooned with numerous colorful flowers and fountains which make the environment more refreshing and delightful. A sound and light show is held here every evening between May to October to attract the tourists.


Chashmeshahi:-Laid by Shah Jehan , the garden of Chashmeshahi is named because of the mountain spring that waters it. The spring has medicinal properties and is a major center of attraction due to a small shrine, the Chasma Sahibi situated close to the garden.


Nishat Bagh:- Dotted with beautiful Chinnar tress and flowers the Nishat Bagh was built by Asaf Khan the brother of Mughal Epresses Noor Jehan. The garden is a visual retreat and is famous for its 12 terraces representing 12 Zodiac signs.

Pari Mahal:- Pari Mahal was founded by Dara shikoh the eldest son of Shah Jehan for his Sufi teacher Mulla Shah. At one point of time it was a Buddhist Monastery and is now a treasures procession of the state. Located on the hill the garden dazzles in the night with radiant lights.

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