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Location : Srinagar
Main Gardens : Shalimar, Nishat and Chashmashahi Garden
Highlights : The Fresh Water Springs, Fountains, Terrace View
Other Attractions : Shrine of Shashme Sahiba, Remains of Historical Buildings
Mugal Garden Jammu Kashmir
People Going Inside a Mughal Garden in Srinagar

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Mughal Gardens – The Hubris of Kashmir

Srinagar's riches lie in the form of the beautiful gardens that were cobbled up by the Mughal kings, who ruled India. The main endearment of these gardens lie in the scenic beauty around which they are built and the beautiful lakes that besiege them. Kashmir had been the getaway for the scorching summers for the Mughal kings. The marvelous garden that they built are the avowals that rationalize their love for this paradise.

Shalimar Garden – The Delightful Garden of Kashmir

Shalimar garden is an augmentation of the many gardens and parks that in unison make this garden. Incorporated around 400 years ago by the Mughal king Jehangir, for his wife Nur Jehan, this garden was incipiently called as the Farah Baksh. Built with impeccable amenities this garden has a canal in the center that was once the source of water supply. Around 15 km from the TRC, the length and breadth of this garden is 539 m by 182 m. it is four storeyed and once the fourth terrace apportioned for the womenfolk. Also known as the 'garden of love', this garden offersa picturesque view of the other gardens, terraces and lakes.

Nishat Garden – The Paramount of all Gardens

Nishat Garden Jammu Kashmir
Beautiful Nishat Garden

Believed to be built by Queen Nur Jehan's brother, this lake sprawls its stretch on the Dal lake. Though a little smaller than the Shalimar Gardens, it is pre-eminent for its Chinar Trees that is scrambled in perfect order. With Zabarwan mountains forming the back scene for this lake, it has twelve terrace that represent the zodiac signs. Beside the beauty one can also find the reminiscent of some buildings that were built during the Mughal reign.

Chashmashahi – The Royal Spring

Deriving its name from the water spring that waters it, this is the smallest of the Mughal Garden. However, this does not abate it from the other gardens. Build by the emperor Shah Jehan, who also built the Taj Mahal, this garden prides in having fountains, three terraces and conduit. Located on the hillside near the Nehru Memorial Park , this garden also has some waterfalls and a fresh water spring. Not only this there is a small shrine of Chashme Sahiba, near the garden which too has a fresh water spring. These fresh water springs are believed to have certain medicinal properties. However, one has to pay an entry free before admittance in this garden.

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Top 5 Reasons to Visit Mughal Gardens

Flowers Nishat Garden

Gardens Of Paradise
The gardens of paradise are the reasons enough to entice you to make this place your ideal holiday destination. The ambiance of these garden is so very arresting, that it will become difficult for your eyes to behold the enigma.

The Royalty Still Prevails
Built by the rulers who once regimes this nation, the precinct of these gardens are home to some of the debris of the buildings that were built by the then kings. To witness these remains will take you back in time and the excitement is nonpareil.

The Fountains and the Spring
The fountains that have been built in these gardens are magnanimous. Besides them, there are also the presence of fresh water springs that are considered to be having medicinal properties.

Traipse Around the Lakes
Some of these garden are surrounded by the beautiful lakes of Kashmir. The Nishat garden overlooks the Dal lake. Besides visiting these gardens you can also take a Shikara ride on the Dal lake and alos buy certain artifacts from the floating markets.

The Shrine of Chashma Sahiba
Around the Chashmashahi garden, you can also find a small shrine of Chashma Sahiba. It is a pilgrimage center for the Muslims but people of all faith can pay their homage to the great man.

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