Shalimar Mughal Garden

Jammu and Kashmir 191121
Srinagar, JK - 190025

Type: Parks
091030 12344
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Shalimar Mughal Garden, is a historic garden located in Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, India. Built in the 17th century by Emperor Jahangir, the garden is one of the most famous Mughal gardens in the region and is renowned for its exquisite design, stunning landscaping, and rich cultural heritage.

The Shalimar Bagh spans an area of approximately 12.4 hectares and is laid out in three terraces, each with its distinct architectural features and water channels. The garden is characterized by its meticulously manicured lawns, vibrant flowerbeds, cascading fountains, and shaded pavilions, creating a serene and enchanting ambiance that attracts visitors from far and wide.

One of the highlights of Shalimar Bagh is the central canal, which runs through the garden and is flanked by rows of chinar trees, providing a scenic backdrop for strolls and picnics. The garden is also adorned with beautiful Mughal-style pavilions, known as "baradaris," which offer panoramic views of the surrounding landscape and the Dal Lake.

Shalimar Bagh is not only a popular tourist attraction but also serves as an important cultural and historical landmark in Srinagar. The garden is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is a testament to the architectural and horticultural achievements of the Mughal era in India. Visitors to Shalimar Bagh can explore the garden's tranquil pathways, admire its stunning floral displays, and immerse themselves in the timeless beauty of Mughal art and design.

Besides this park, there are four more parks listed in Srinagar. There's also fifteen attractions listed in this city in other categories. You will find the exact location of Shalimar Mughal Garden on the map above. If you need any other information on Shalimar Mughal Garden that is not listed here, please call 091030 12344.

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