SHALIMAR BAGH MUGHAL GARDEN
Shalimar Bagh Mughal Garden was commissioned by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in 1619 for his beloved wife and boasts splendid Mughal architecture. Transforming into a public park, it has earned the title of the "crown of Srinagar." The garden's layout showcases intricate architectural designs, representing a harmonious blend of natural allure and man-made structures. Shalimar Garden has gained popularity among tourists worldwide, demonstrating the superior horticultural craftsmanship of the Mughals. The garden comprises two terraces – the first, Diwan-e-Aam, and the second, Diwan-e-Khas. Both terraces feature a total of four hundred and forty fountains. The captivating arches, called Chini Khanas, are illuminated with oil lamps, adding to the enchanting beauty of the garden. Shalimar Bagh is considered a pinnacle of Mughal horticulture and has retained its allure as a public park, also recognised as the crown of Srinagar.
• Beautiful Architecture.