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Things To Do In Srinagar, India

The charming destination of Srinagar allows you to do plenty of things. Given below is the information about the best things to do in Srinagar. Being a popular tourist destination of India, Srinagar attracts the travelers for enjoying lots of activities.

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Houseboat stay in Srinagar is a popular thing to do on a placid lake surrounded by beautiful views. Houseboat is one of the most attractive choices for accommodation in Srinagar, setting the tone and pace for a visit to this ethereal city. These houseboats are amalgamation of word class comfort, graceful lavishness and enduring romance.

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Shikara ride is one of the most beautiful experiences for the tourists visiting Srinagar. Shikara is a boat like structure that you can ride at Dal Lake. You can get Shikara at different locations around Dal Lake. Shikara ride is one of the most peaceful and relaxing aspects of your holiday in Srinagar.

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Srinagar brings extraordinary sightseeing experiences for the travelers. On their Srinagar tour, they can come across many tourist attractions, including lakes, shrines, Mughal gardens and many other important sites. Sightseeing in Srinagar connects you with the beauty of nature and people love to indulge into the glorious ambiance of the city.

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A trip to Srinagar is an ultimate delight for your taste buds as the place has so much to offer. There are many great places to eat in Srinagar. Wazwan and Kahwas are some popular things to eat in Srinagar. You can try a number of Kashmiri dishes to be served restaurants in Srinagar, along with others.

Mughal Darbar: It is one of the best restaurants in Srinagar serving authentic Mughalai cuisine. It also serves a wide range of cuisines, including Continental, Traditional Indian, and Chinese.

Lhasa Restaurant: In a wonderful ambiance, the restaurant serves authentic Tibetan food along with Chinese and Mughalai.

Ahdoos: It serves the most authentic Kashmiri Wazwan in the Valley. The specialty restaurant also serves a wide range of Indian, Mughlai and Chinese cuisine.

Punjabi Rasoi: Enjoy here a wide range of Punjabi dishes.

Café de Linz: The place would remind you of a Swiss café but it serves delicious Kashmiri food at reasonable rates.

Krishna Vaishno Dhaba: It is one of the vegetarian restaurants in Srinagar serving a wide range of authentic vegetarian dishes.

There are several places in Srinagar that give you authentic taste of Kashmiri cuisine with other Indian and international cuisines.

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Shopping in Srinagar is a wonderful activity to enjoy as one can buy several things in Srinagar. There is a long list of things to buy in Srinagar. Srinagar is world famous for its exclusive carpets and one can definitely buy these on their trip. The skillfully embroidered shawls and other woolen products are highly desired across the world. Pashmina shawls in Srinagar are must buy things from here. You can also find varieties of embroidered clothes in Srinagar, mainly the kaftans and salwar-Kameez. One can also buy skillfully carved wooden handicrafts from Srinagar. Dry fruits and spices are also found in Srinagar in abundance and visitors often buy these from here. Some popular places for shopping in Srinagar are:

Badshah Chowk: You can buy here many gorgeous home decor items like carpets of intricate patterns and designs. The place also sells world famous Pashmina shawls and a wide range of embroidered fabrics.

Polo View Market: It is the place with shops selling pashmina items, wooden jewelry boxes and walnut carved items. Wide range of papier-mâché products of different sizes, colors and shapes like showpieces, idols, vases and Christmas decorations are available here.

Residency Road: It is a remarkable place to buy Kashmiri handicrafts, different kinds of dry fruits and ethnic Dongra jewels. Fresh dry fruits are must buy things in Srinagar.

Lal Chowk: It is a city square in Srinagar and the main commercial hub of the city. All kinds of shops are there at Lal Chowk in Srinagar

Kashmir Government Arts Emporium: It is the best place to buy beautiful Kashmiri handicrafts, including bags, clothes, home décor items and much more.

Beautiful Sights of Srinagar