Kashmir should legit stand for synonym of beauty, a land so picturesque ,you would not tire of capturing it. The sun shining through and then hiding behind the mountains, the well appointed shikaras (boat houses) on the blues of Dal Lake , beautiful apple orchards ,the unmatched glimpse of floating vegetable market and the rich culture dripping through and through from every inch of this place.

 

And as Kashmir states, true beauty is not directly seen but remains hidden ,a photography excursion here will surely allow you to unfold the splendor it is.

 

Apharwat Peak.

Situated almost next to the L O C (Line of Control) ,a summit which receives heavy snowfall and remains glitter clad for most of the year. A destination inviting too much thrill as commuting there is utterly dependent on the unstable weather.

Dal  lake in Srinagar ,the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir. The urban lake, which is the second largest in the state, is integral to tourism and recreation in Kashmir and is named the “Jewel in the crown of Kashmir” or “Srinagar’s Jewel”.

Shankaracharaya Hill.

Famous for the sacred Shankaracharaya tempe, also known as Jyeshteswara, which occupies the top of the hill Shankaracharya Hill , a dominating hill overlooking the Dal Lake and Srinagar in Kashmir. The hill top affords a commanding view of the Kashmir Valley for tens of miles.A popular tourist destination as well.

Built on a sloping ground in a terraced fashion consisting of seven terraces. Apart from tulips, many other species of flowers – hycanthis , daffodils and rananculus  have been added as well.Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip garden, previously Model Floriculture Center, is a tulip  garden in Srinagar,India. It is the largest tulip garden garden in Asia spread over an area of about 30 hectares. It is situated on the foothills of Zabarwan range with an overview of Dal Lake. The garden was opened in 2007 with the aim to boost flower culture and tourism in Kashmir Valley.

Mughal Gardens ;

Mughal gardens are a group of gardens built by the Mughals in the Persian style of architecture. This style was heavily influenced by the Persian gardens particularly the Charbagh  structure. Significant use of rectilinear layouts are made within the walled enclosures. Some of the typical features include pools,fountains and gardens inside the gardens. The Turkish-Mongolian elements of the Mughal garden are primarily related to the inclusion of tents, carpets and canopies reflecting nomadic roots.

 

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