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Chashmashahi in Srinagar

·  Summer: 14 to 30° C (Pleasant)
·  Winter: -2 to 14° C (Extremely cold)
·  Monsoon: July to August

Best time to visit:  April - October

Opening Time: 9:30 a.m.
Closing Time: 5:30 p.m.
Weekly Holiday: Every Friday

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One of three Mughal gardens of Kashmir, Chashmashahi is built around a spring by a governor of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan – Ali Mardan.  Dubbed as the epitome of exquisiteness, amusement and beauty quotient Chashmashahi garden proposes a dramatic scene of the Dal Lake and the adjoining mountains.
The tastefully contrived garden is positioned in the Zabarwan Range, near Rajbhawan. The beautifully constructed garden has Iranian charm, whose architecture is based on the Persian gardens. Renowned for spring of digestive mineral water inside, this gorgeous Chashmashahi is also famous as ‘The Royal Spring.’ It is the smallest of the three Mughal gardens. This majestic land has three terraces, cascading waterfalls, impressive fountains and a wonderful aqueduct.
There is a strong belief that the spring flowing through the gardens has medicinal properties. This garden is a birthplace of many fruits, flowers and chinar trees, which adds up to the garden’s beauty. Chashmashahi is in close proximity of many other tourist attractions like Shalimar Bagh, Nishant Bagh and Pari Mahal.

Road: Chashmashahi can be conveniently reached by road. The road condition is excellent, with several regular deluxe and semi-deluxe buses available that connect the garden with major cities like Delhi (about 827 km.), Leh (about 420 km.), Jammu (about 296 km.) and Chandigarh (about 596).

Railway: Udhampur Railway Station (about 232 km.) is the nearest rail head to reach Chashmashahi, making your trip comfortable.

Airway: Nearest airport to reach Chashmashahi is Srinagar Airport (about 20km.). Regular flights are available to reach this place. Additionally, bus services and private taxis are also available to reach Chashmashahi conveniently from the airport.