Cheshmashahi Gardens

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cheshmashahi gardens

Cheshmashahi Gardens

The terraced Chashmashahi Gardens (9 kms from Srinagar) was built by Ali Mardan Khan, the governor of Kashmir, during the reign of Emperor Shah Jahan.

cheshmashahi gardens
View from the topmost tier

A mountain spring, with medicinal values, feeds the various fountains and waterfalls. Hence the name Chashmashahi.

cheshmashahi gardens srinagar
Topmost tier

cheshmashahi gardens srinagar
2nd Tier

cheshmashahi gardens srinagar
Busy Bee

cheshmashahi gardens srinagar
At the top most tier

2 Responses to Cheshmashahi Gardens

  1. Prato July 28, 2010 at 1:14 am #

    The backdrop is almost dreamlike….more pictures are requested…especially of the shikara ride…

    • Madhu July 28, 2010 at 10:15 am #

      Hey Prato … yes, I have a bunch of pics of the Shikhara ride … hope to post them soon. We are now in Gurgaon with my family … taking a break … hope to catch up with the blog soon … Cheers!

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