Srinagar Tourism



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About Srinagar

about Srinagar

Srinagar is located in the Kashmir Valley at a height of 1730 above the sea level. It is located in the northern part of India, and about 876 kms to the north of Delhi. On India map, Srinagar is set as a jeweled crown. This city is well-known for its boathouses and lakes. Srinagar is also famous for dry fruits and traditional Kashmiri handicrafts. It is the best tourist destination, and it is a paradise on earth. Srinagar is famous for 9 ancient bridges which connect the two parts the city. It is surrounded by a beautiful lake and green valleys.


This city is full of attractive buildings and fascinating alleyways. It is the best destination where people can spend their time by wandering along the old streets of the city. In Srinagar, people can view many attractive places. Tourists from all over the world visit this destination during their summer holidays. The sightseeing places of Srinagar are Mughal Gardens, Dal Lake, Wular Lake, Jama Masjid, etc. The best time to visit Srinagar is in the month of April to June and October to December. People can spend their valuable moments in Srinagar.


Srinagar is the center of learning and art. It is the unique city due to the lakes like Nagin, Anchar and Dal. Srinagar can be easily accessible from every part of the country. People can reach this destination by rails and airplanes. This city is well connected by roads with some important cities like Delhi, Chandigarh, Kargil, Jammu, Leh, Gulmarg, Kargil, Sonamarg and Pahalgam. People can get the best handicrafts, paper made items, Pashmina shawls and Kashmiri embroidery work in Srinagar. Srinagar offers various scopes for canoeing, angling, kayaking and water surfing.

Srinagar Fast Facts

City: Srinagar

District: Srinagar

State: Jammu and Kashmir

Country: India

Known As: Kashmiri

Famous for/as: Hill Station, Honeymoon, Skiing

Best Season: Apr - Oct

Summer: 14 - 30°C

Winter: -2 - 14°C

Rain: Mar - Apr

Area: 238 km2

Altitude: 1585 m ( 5200 ft )

PIN Code: 190001

STD Code: 0194

Srinagar News Papers

English: Kashmir Times, Kashmir Herald

Hindi: Daily Aftab, Daily Kashmir, Wadi Ki Awaz,

Languages: Kashmiri, Urdu, Hindi, English

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