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Shankaracharya Hill, Srinagar
Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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. Use our Srinagar travel itinerary planner to add Shankaracharya Hill and other attractions to your Srinagar vacation plans.
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This temple is really beautiful & worth visiting. The surroundings are also very beautiful. Must visit for the trip
Thus is a must visit for every Hindu if you are in Kashmir . There is a motor-able road till the top of the hill and then a couple of hundred of steps to reach the temple . Enjoy the view of The valle... read more »
I visited this place during morning time as it was near to our house boat area. This a highly secure area and you need to go through few security checks before climbing the stairs but that wasn't be a... read more »
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