Located in the beautiful state of Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar is the summer capital of the state. It is situated in the heart of the Kashmir Valley while the serene River Jhelum flows along the borders of the city. Srinagar is particularly famous for the Dal Lake, houseboats, Mughal gardens and Sufi shrines. The city offers a gorgeous collection of hand crafted goods and dry fruits. Known for the quaint scenic beauty, the main attraction of the city are the shikaras, which are used by the tourists to see the Floating Vegetable Market. There is a lively community of people, the Mir Bahris, who dwell on the lake itself.
Being part of the Himalayan range, Srinagar has cold summers and even colder winters. The uniqueness of Srinagar lies in the fact that every season has its own charm. The city is full of wonderful travel destinations and is a treat for all sorts of tourists. With mind blowing vistas and beautiful locales, a trip to Srinagar will always be memorable.