About Shalimar Bagh Mughal Garden:
Shalimar Bagh is a Mughal garden in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India.’The Garden of Delight’. The Bagh was built by Mughal Emperor Jahangir, for his wife Nur Jahan, in 1619. The Bagh is considered the high point of Mughal horticulture.
It is now a public park and also referred to as the “Crown of Srinagar”.
The layout of the garden is an adaptation of another Islamic garden layout known as the Persian gardens. This garden built on flat land on a square plan with four radiating arms from a central location as the water source. The Shalimar Garden’s contain the most elaborate waterworks of any Mughal Garden. It contains 410 fountains. “The name of Lahore’s main garden, Shalimar or Shalamar, remains a mystery. Several Mughal gardens bear the name Shalimar.
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Activity:The entire length of this massive garden is lined with beautiful fountains, placed in stepped gardens along Mughal architecture, a beauty to behold
Best Time to Visit: February, March, April, Summer, September, October, Autumn
Location: Shalimar, 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 Sheikh Ul Alam International Airport Srinagar to the Shalimar Bagh Mughal Garden can be via an private vehicle. The total distance from the airport is 24.5km 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 Shalimar Bagh Mughal Garden is 23.5km
Bus Stand: Srinagar Bus Stand
The nearest Bus Stand is Srinagar Bus Stand. We need to take an private vehicle and the distance between Srinagar Bus Stand to Shalimar Bagh Mughal Garden is 19.1km