Abdullah Bridge

Abdullah Bridge
Srinagar, JK - 190008

Type: Landmarks
 
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The Abdullah Bridge, also known as the Zainakadal Bridge, is a historic bridge located in Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, India. Constructed during the reign of the Mughal Emperor Akbar in the 16th century, the bridge spans the Jhelum River and connects the old city area of Srinagar with the newer parts of the city.

The Abdullah Bridge is an iconic landmark in Srinagar, serving as a vital transportation artery and a symbol of the region's rich cultural heritage. It is named after Sheikh Abdullah, a prominent political leader and the first Prime Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, who played a significant role in the state's history.

The bridge is constructed of locally sourced stone and features Mughal-style architectural elements, including arched passageways and decorative motifs. It has undergone several renovations and repairs over the centuries to maintain its structural integrity and functionality.

Today, the Abdullah Bridge continues to serve as a key thoroughfare for vehicular and pedestrian traffic, providing essential connectivity between different parts of Srinagar. It also offers picturesque views of the Jhelum River and the surrounding cityscape, making it a popular spot for tourists and locals alike to stroll and admire the scenic beauty of Srinagar. Overall, the Abdullah Bridge stands as a testament to the enduring legacy of Mughal architecture and engineering in the Kashmir Valley.

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