Jammu and Kashmir – Heaven on Earth and Must See State in Northern Part of India

The famous and very common adage “ If There Is Heaven on Anywhere on Earth, It is Jammu & Kashmir”, the famous adage was uttered by Pt Jawahar Lal Nehru about the beautiful state in the northern part of India. The beautiful state of J&K is blessed with abundance of natural beauty, pristine architectural wonders, beautiful lakes, shrines, snow-capped mountain ranges, crystal clear water sources and various treks that are drawing the attention of tourists from all walks of life and for all types of holidays.

Jammu, the largest city in the state and winter capital of the state, has a charisma of its own where you will see some ancient shrines like Raghunath Temple and a lot more. It is the base to reach anywhere in the state.

Kashmir is the most beautiful part where you will see a number of wonderful destinations and cities. Srinagar is the summer capital city and another largest city in the state having the world’s beautiful lakes and gardens. In addition to this, it is also the hub of different activities in the state.

Not to mention Leh & Ladakh – another far-end part of the state where you will see amazing terrains and landscapes.

Some of the most beautiful and amazing attractions that you will see are the following:

Best Tourist Places in Jammu and Kashmir

 

Srinagar Tourist Place

Srinagar tourist places
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The beautiful summer capital city is blessed with abundance of natural beauty that always attracts nature lovers. It is famous for Dal Lake where you can stay in floating houseboats. The Mughal Gardens, Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Bagh, Chashmashahi Garden, Hazratabal Mosque, Jama Masjid Mosque, Ziarati Hazrati Youza Asouph, Shankaracharya Mandir, Pari Mahal, Nehru Garden and Parihaspora are some of the must-see places and major attractions here.

Gulmarg Tourism in Kashmir

Gulmarg Tourism in Kashmir
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A place where natural beauty is at its best and counted as one of the unique tourist destinations in the world Gulmarg is surrounded by lush greenery and dense forest ranges; while it is also famous for its golf hikes and highland golf courses. It is also known for having the world’s highest Gandola. LOC or Line of Control is also very close to this place.

Places to Visit in Sonmarg

Sonmarg
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Called the Meadow of the Gold in Sindh Valley, it is known for its snowy mountain ranges and greenery that always attract honeymooners and nature lovers.

Jammu and Kashmir Tourism

Jammu
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The winter capital city of the state, Jammu is the base to reach anywhere in the state. Raghunath Temple, Bahu Fort, Mubarak Mandi Palace, etc are some of the must-sees attraction here.

Shri Amarnath Yatra

Shri Amarnath Yatra
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It is another famous shrine where snowy Lord Shiva Pindi takes form at the distance of 144 km east of Srinagar. It is called Ice Shiva-Lingam that reaches a height of approx 6 ft.

Mata Vaishno Devi

Vaishno Devi Bhawan
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A must-see temple in Trikuta Hills and surrounded by greenery all around, Mata Vaishno Devi is the temple explored by millions of devotees all round the year. It is 12 km from the base camp in Katra that is also a beautiful town.

Chadar Trek

Chadar Trek
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It is at Zanskar – the high altitude in J7K and one of the best trekking destinations in the world. In the winter months, Zanskar River freezes up and gets converted into an amazing adventure trek – Chadar Lake.

 

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