Top 10 Hangout and Tourist Places in Srinagar-Pari Mahal

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Pari Mahal is a seven-terraced garden located above the beautiful Chashme Shahi Gardens near Srinagar. Also called the abode of fairies or the home of angels, the historical monument sits on top of the Zabarwan range overlooking Srinagar and the Dal Lake. The main attraction is the numerous colourful flowers and exotic fruit plantations.
The palace that was built to be used as a residence and a library for Dara Shikoh was further used as an observatory to teach astronomy and astrology. In the night, the entire mahal gleams with light and its reflection can be seen on Dal Lake. Dara Sikoh is said to have dedicated this garden to his Sufi teacher, Mullah Shah.

Best Time To Visit Pari Mahal

From April to October is the best time to visit Pari Mahal as during this time the weather is pleasant for sightseeing.

How To Reach Pari Mahal?

Pari Mahal is just about 10 minutes drive from the Chashm-E-Shahi. Visitors can rent cabs to reach the breathtaking Mahal via Gupkar Road. From Srinagar, Pari Mahal is about 13 kilometres away.

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