Chashme Shahi

About Chashme Shahi:

Chashme Shahi, also called Chashma Shahi or Cheshma Shahi, is one of the Mughal gardens built in 1632 AD around a spring by Ali Mardan Khan, a governor of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan as per the orders of the Emperor, as a gift for his eldest son Prince Dara Shikoh.The garden is located in the Zabarwan Range, near Raj Bhawan (Governor‘s house) overlooking Dal Lake in Srinagar, Kashmir, India.
The garden presents Mughal architecture as used in different Mughal gardens. The artistically build garden has Iranian influence in its art and architecture and the design is based on the Persian gardens.
Famous for its natural spring, and is one of the popular spots in Srinagar, catches the eyes of the tourists.

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It’s good but better to visit the garden in summer time to see beautiful flowers blossoms with chinar tree
Best Time to Visit: February, Spring, March, April, May, June, Summer
Location: srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India

How to Reach There:

Airport: Sheikh Ul Alam International Airport Srinagar

The nearest airport is Sheikh Ul Alam International Airport Srinagar. The transportation from Srinagar to the Chashme Shahi can be via an private vehicle. The total distance from the airport is 19.8km approximately

Railway Station: Srinagar railway station

The nearest Railway Station is Srinagar railway station. We need to take an private vehicle and the distance between Srinagar railway station to Chashme Shahi is 18.7km

Bus Stand: Srinagar Bus Stand

The nearest Bus Stand is Bus Stand. We need to take an private vehicle and the distance between Srinagar Bus Stand to Chashme Shahi is 7.6km

Image Credits: Google