The houseboats have nicely-maintained interiors with intricate walnut-wood carvings, traditional Kashmiri furniture and plush Kashmiri rugs.
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A list of travel related articles on Srinagar, Kashmir. Includes detailed descriptions of the various sites, pictures, hotel & restaurant reviews.
When we woke up in the morning and stepped out of our houseboat room, Fayaz (houseboat owner) informed us that there had been an ‘incident’ in the old city the previous night.
Wondering how they look like from the inside? This photo set includes pictures clicked inside luxury houseboats docked on Dal Lake.
A shikara ride is one of the most soothing, relaxing aspects of a holiday in Kashmir. Shikaras are long boats which crowd the Srinagar lakes.
Built on the eastern side of the Dal Lake, Nishat Bagh (Gardens) is the second largest Mughal Garden in the Kashmir valley.
Shalimar Bagh was laid out by Emperor Jahangir as Farah Baksh (the delightful) in 1619. Later in 1630, Shah Jahan extended it under the name of Faiz Baksh (the bountiful).
Built amidst the Zabarawan Hills, this multilevel terraced garden offers spectacular views of Srinagar and its beautiful lakes.
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.
Pir Dastgir Sahib, is a grand 250 year old Sufi shrine, is located in the Old City region of Srinagar. It is one of the main mosques in Kashmir in that it contains the relics of the revered Muslim saint Pir Dastgir.