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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  • A great hill and enlightenment place of great Saint Shankaracharya. Ancient Temple of Lord Shiva is clear evidence.  more »
  • It was at a hill top and has maintained its authenticity. Good place to visit but be ready to walk up the steep stairs. Keep a water bottle with you and you are not allowed to carry your mobile device...  more »
  • Best Place to have a panoramic view of Srinagar valley. Please be prepared to climb around 300 steps to reach the top. The steps are steep. Temple of Lors Shiva on the hilltop. One of the must visit p...  more »
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