Srinagar is located in the Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir. It is situated on the banks of river Jhelum. This place is especially famous for house boats, dry fruits and handicrafts. Srinagar is known as the tourist’s paradise. Srinagar is the capital of Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Srinagar is gifted by many lakes and it is also marked with breathtaking scenic beauty. This place is said to be an ideal romantic retreat due to snow clad mountains and the pine trees. Usually tourist from all over the world visit Srinagar to spend some memorable moments.
Srinagar is famous for house boats, handicrafts and dry fruits. Here in the Srinagar people experiences a warm temperate climate. In winter from December to February, people experiences chilly cold there. During this time, snowfall is very common. Usually the summer months are warm and it continue from June to August. For any person to visit Srinagar, summer time is perfect. In Srinagar tourism has flourished over the years and contributed a lot to the economy of the state.
Srinagar is well connected by air and road transport. This place has its own airport and we can reach Srinagar via Jammu that is about 300 kilometers away. The nearest railway station of Srinagar is Jammu. Srinagar is connected to different parts of the country by road.
There are some beautiful places in Srinagar, which are worth visiting. Some of its major and important tourist destinations which you must visit are
1. The Mughal Garden
2. Nishat Bagh
3. Shalimar Bagh
5. Hazratbal mosque
6. Ziarati Hazrati Youza Asouph
7. Roza Bal
8. Shankaracharya Mandir
9. Nagin Lake
10. Shalimar Gardens
11. Pari Mahal
12. Nashim Bagh
13. Tulip Gardens
Gulmarg is the famous skiing resort. It is located at a distance of about 50 kilometers from Srinagar. One of the most famous attractions of the Srinagar is Dal Lake. Every year it draws thousands of tourists to this place. For the purpose of accommodation people use house boats at the lakes. It is a floating accommodation which is just amazing. There are more than 500 boats which float on the lake. People usually enjoy a ride on the Shikara. It is exciting as well as enjoyable too.
No one can leave Srinagar without shopping. There are many interested things to buy. Some of the popular things of Srinagar include jewelry, leather products, Cashmere shawls, embroidered mats, wools, carpets and paper, machine products. You must not forget to buy apples as well as walnuts from Srinagar.