Shankaracharya Hill, Srinagar

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Climb the 250 steps to the top of Shankaracharya Hill to enjoy panoramic views over Srinagar. Take in the peaceful atmosphere as you ascend the verdant, forested hill, on top of which sits a small Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Admire the ancient temple, built in the ninth century from massive grey stone blocks. Military personnel guard the steps, so you’ll have to deposit any electronic devices with them before you start climbing. By using our Srinagar sightseeing planner , you can arrange your visit to Shankaracharya Hill and other attractions in Srinagar.
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  • This is a must visit place in your Srinagar trip, do note that this place in under CRPF control therefore, you won't be allowed any mobile, cameras inside the campus and the same need to be either kep...  more »
  • Wonderful Palace.Great temple You well see view of kashmir Paradise on Earth.On way to Mughal Graden.Dal Lake  more »
  • Beautiful bird eye view of complete Srinagar city.. Managed by CRPF.. A must visit if you are in Kashmir  more »

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The moderate climate of Srinagar has made it a popular destination for locals during the summer, hence its good range of accommodations. Hotels basic and luxury, great and small, jostle for position alongside the main waterways, and across from the city's many historic gardens. However, staying on a houseboat on Dal Lake remains the most iconic way to ejoy your Srinagar holiday, with options ranging from budget to high-end. If you don't fancy spending your nights on the water, the palatial scale of the main tourist area makes it one of the more relaxing and popular areas to stay in. More cost-effective accommodations sit on the side streets of the residential districts further to the north.
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