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Pari Mahal, Srinagar

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Take an autorickshaw ride up to Pari Mahal, a walled set of gardens providing a notable view of the surrounding area. Built during the 17th century as a library and residence for Mughal Prince Dara Shikoh, the arches and stone walls of the seven-terraced garden represent fine examples of contemporary Islamic architecture and design. Overlooking the nearby city and lake, the gardens offer extensive views of the surrounding area, with its uninterrupted vistas chief among the reasons so many take the trip up here. Use our Srinagar trip generator to visit Pari Mahal on your trip to Srinagar, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • The view from pari mahal was amazing. You can see whole dal lake from there. The view of mountains is very nice too.  more »
  • The House of Fairies or Pari Mahal is a historic monument placed above the beautiful Chashma Shahi Gardens near Srinagar. A well-laid spacious garden surrounds this structure. Overlooking the magnific...  more »
  • Landscape view is very awesome. Having history is also linked to visit its a worth while to visit there and enjoyed. This place should be included in visi  more »
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  • The view from there is awesome. You can see whole of the Dal Lake, Tulip garden, Golf course and Botanical garden from over there. Plus it's location away from the Main city, free of noise adds to its astonishing beauty. I
  • Used to be a library, maybe that is why I liked it more than the other places in Srinagar. The stone walls, contrasting with the trees, both standing tall in the chilling winters and have so for centuries. You can feel the history.
  • Beautiful Rose Garden, the only 6 Storey garden dedicated to a teacher named Pari during the Mughals era.... Roses are beautiful...
  • Historicial monument along with nice views of Srinagar from their and dal lake awesome place
  • Beautiful garden located on the top of Zabarwan Mountain in Srinagar. Magnificent view of Dal Lake and Srinagar city can be sited from this place.