Srinagar: A Heaven on Earth, 7 '12 Subject: travel and tour, Viewed by: 13
The most favored destination of a Srinagar tour is the Dal Lake. This magnanimous lake houses a small community with boat houses and numerous shikaras. This lake, with the tranquility of the still water, is full of activities. Moreover, a stay at one of the house boats will definitely enthrall you. Apart from this, there are two other lakes – the Anchar and the Nagin lakes, which are comparatively quieter.
Srinagar has some of the most exotic Mughal gardens and to view them with the scenic Himalayan backdrop is an experience of a lifetime. Belonging to the Mughal era, the Cheshma Shahi, Nishat and Shalimar gardens provide you with breathtaking views that will completely astound you.
Another place that is of huge religious prominence is the Hazratbal mosque. Built in white marble, this mosque exhibits great architectural splendor. The Shankaracharya temple of Lord Shiva, situated on a high hill is an important religious place for all Hindu devotees.
With numerous lakes and the Jhelum River, Srinagar is famous for water sport activities like canoeing, kayaking and water trekking. With warm hospitality offered by the Srinagar hotels, your visit to Srinagar is bound to leave you with an everlasting experience.
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