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Things to do in Jammu and Kashmir

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Natural Feature
“This picturesque pass (altitude:3980) is located around 51 kms away from Manali. People visit to enjoy the snow and adventure sports such as skiing, paragliding, etc. Rohtang Pass is open from June to October.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Lake
“The Dal has a world of its own within its periphery, it has a pattern like Venice Italy, give us a chance to take you through.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Market
“Sunday market is the place where you can find everything, and a place where the locals go”
  • 4 locals recommend
Garden
“Nishat Bagh is a terraced Mughal garden built on the eastern side of the Dal Lake, close to Srinagar. It is the second largest Mughal garden in the Kashmir Valley. Located on the bank of the Dal Lake, with the Zabarwan Mountains as its backdrop, Nishat Bagh is a garden with views of the lake beneath the Pir Panjal mountain range. The Bagh was designed and built in 1633 by Asif Khan, elder brother of Nur Jehan. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Park
“Visit the beautiful mountainsides and green meadows in Solang Valley. Visitors can go on the cable car ride to the elevated viewing area for magnificent views of the Dauladhar ranges. Enjoy a hot cuppa at the small cafe on top. The adventure seeking can indulge in adrenalin pumping activities like paragliding, zorbing, mountain biking, ATV bike ride etc. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Park
“Shalimar Bagh is a Mughal garden in Srinagar, linked through a channel to the northeast of Dal Lake, on its right bank located on the outskirts of Srinagar city. Its other names are Shalimar Garden, Farah Baksh and Faiz Baksh, and the other famous shore line garden in the vicinity is Nishat Bagh. The Bagh was built by Mughal Emperor Jahangir for his wife Noor Jahan, in 1619. The Bagh is considered the high point of Mughal horticulture.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Garden
“Pari Mahal or The Angels' Abode is a seven terraced garden located at the top of Zabarwan mountain range over-looking city of Srinagar and south-west of Dal Lake. The architecture depicts an example of Islamic architecture and patronage of art during the reign of the then Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Park
“Dachigam National Park is located 22 kilometers from Srinagar. It covers an area of 141 square km. The name of the park literally stands for "ten villages" which could be in memory of the ten villages that were relocated for its formation. The park has been a protected area since 1910, first under the care of the Maharaja of Jammu and Kashmir and later under the observation of the concerned government authorities. It was initially created to ensure clean drinking water supply for the city of Srinagar. It was upgraded and declared a National Park in the year 1981. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Pangong lake is the highest salt water lake in the world , its so clear and one can enjoy the different colour shades when the sky is clear it is around 90 km in length and one can enjoy the sun set and sun rise . the lake is at 165 km from leh city centre.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Beautifull Snow covered mountains. Ride Snow scooter, SKi and other fun activities.”
  • 1 local recommends
Mosque
“The Hazratbal Shrine, is a Muslim shrine in Hazratbal, Srinagar. It contains a relic, the Moi-e-Muqqadas, believed by many Muslims of Kashmir to be a hair of prophet Muhammad. The name of the shrine comes from the Urdu word Hazrat, meaning "respected", and the Kashmiri word bal, meaning "place". Thus it means the place which is given high regards and is respected among the people. The shrine is situated on the left bank of the Dal Lake, Srinagar and is considered to be Kashmir's holiest Muslim shrine.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
  • 1 local recommends
Place of Worship
“from here you get a complete view of the valley and you can enjoy the breathtaking view at sun rise and sun set.”
  • 1 local recommends
Place of Worship
“The monastery at Key is worth a visit for the wonder it is and the panoramic view it offers be it any season of the year.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Kashmiri and Wazwan specialities served in 3 traditional dining halls at a basic hotel.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Hindu Temple
“Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva, it is located on the top of a hill, from where you can see whole Dal Lake. You cannot miss these views. ”
  • 3 locals recommend