Pari Mahal

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Pari Mahal

Pari Mahal is a seven terraced garden located at the top of Zabarwan mountain range over-looking city of Srinagar. Its design and architecture depicts the high calibre of Islamic architecture and patronage of art during the reign of the then Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan.

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Pari Mahal

It was built by Prince Dara Shikoh, son of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan.

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Prince Dara, who had a keen interest in Astronomy & Sufism, used Pari Mahal as an observatory.

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Built amidst the Zabarawan Hills, this multilevel terraced garden offers spectacular views of Srinagar and its beautiful lakes.

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View of Dal Lake from the gardens

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View of the Royal Springs Golf Course from the upper level

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