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Queen Nur-Jehan's brother Asif Khan laid the Garden in 1633 AD. It is situated on the banks of world famous Dal-Lake in the backdrop of Zabarwan hills. This garden commands magnificient view of the lake.The Garden is Terraced with beautiful water channel flowing right in the middle.
How to Reach :
Nishat Garden lies in Srinagar District and it is 11 Kms from the Distt Headquarters. The nearest Airport is approx. 25 Kms away in Badgam Distt.This Airport is connected with major cities of India. The nearest Rail Head is at Jammu which is 300 Kms away and from there National Highway NH1A connects the Kashmir valley with India. Every sort of transport to suit every budget from Buses to Taxis ply on this Highway. It Takes around 10 to 12 hours to cross this mountaineous road which crosses some beautiful spots and the famous Jawahar Tunnel linking Kashmir Valley with India. Transport is freely available from anywhere in the City with nominal costs.
Where to Stay :
The Boulevard road is lined with Hotels and Restaurants suiting every budget. Alternatively you can stay at Houseboats which is altogether a new experience. the accomodation is available for every budget.
What to do :
1. Shikara riding can be undertaken to Nehru Park from the Garden.
2.Picnicking in the Garden
3.Talking long walks in the Garden and enjoying the beauty
Some shopping can be undertaken on the shopping stalls opposite the garden.