Beautifully decorated & planted with tress, shrubs, flowers with water channel in the center gives very soothing effect & feel good. Some of the tress are very huge & very old.
Shalimar Bagh located on the right bank of Dal lake was built by Mughal Emperor Jehangir in 1619. This is the largest of the three gardens in Srinagar. After visiting Nishat garden and Chasme Shahi garden we felt let down by Shalimar bagh. The entrance and the main walkway was under renovation and we had to take a detour. Everywhere... More
The park entry fee is INR10 per adult. It was built by the Mughal Emperor. Good to spend some time however if you are for a short time in the city do prefer visiting Nishat Gardens over this. The garden is beautifully laid and the Chinars in Autumn are marvellous... Fountains doesn’t work. In garden you do have the opportunity... More
Shalimar Bagh, is a Mughal garden located on the northeast of Dal Lake in Srinagar.The development of the garden is credited to Emperor Jahangir. The first terrace is a public garden. The second terrace garden has The Diwan-e-Khas (the Hall of Private Audience. The fountain pools of the Diwan-i Khas, the Diwan-i-Aam, and the Zenana terrace have 410 fountains The... More
This place was in my wish list since childhood. Had heard a lot about King Jahaangeer's special love for this place. The place is undergoing renovation so you see lot many labourers working. No water in the stream. Fountains defunct. Cleanliness, like any other municipal park in the country. May be I was expecting too high from this place. You... More
Srinagar is supposed to be having some of the best gardens in the country. With such a notion we visited the Shalimar Bagh and were clearly dissatisfied. The garden is ill maintained with no control whatsoever on the visitors. We saw two kids playing with plucked flowers, dirtying the premises. The fountains were not working, the pathways unclean. We disliked... More
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