Srinagar

Srinagar

Things to do - general
Country India
Area 294
Languages spoken Kashmiri, Urdu, English
Currency INR

Sports and nature

The city is located on both the sides of the Jhelum River which is called Vyath in Kashmir. The river passes through the city and meanders through the valley, moving onward and deepening in the dal Lake. The city is famous for its nine old bridges, connecting the two parts of the city. The city is home to the Sher-i-Kashmir Stadium, a stadium where international cricket matches have been played. Srinagar has an outdoor stadium namely Bakshi Stadium for hosting football matches. It is named after Bakshi Ghulam Mohammad. The city has a golf course named Royal Springs Golf Course, Srinagar located on the banks of Dal lake, which is considered as one of the best golf courses of India.

Nightlife

There is not much of night life at Srinagar, the markets closes early. But there are numerous shawl shops and dry fruit shops that is kept open for the tourists till 8.30 or till 9.00 PM. What you can best do, window shopping at Lal Chowk or have a skewer at Lal Chowk with the locals

Culture and history

The independent Hindu and the Buddhist rule of Srinagar lasted until the 14th century when the Kashmir valley, including the city, came under the control of the several Muslim rulers, including the Mughals. It was also the capital during the reign of Yusuf Shah Chak, an Independent Kashmiri ruler who was tricked by Akbar when Akbar failed to conquer Kashmir by force. Yusuf Shah Chak remains buried in Bihar in India. Akbar established Mughal rule in Srinagar and Kashmir valley. Like the state of Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar too has a distinctive blend of cultural heritage. Holy places in and around the city depict the historical cultural and religious diversity of the city as well as the Kashmir valley.

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