• Nishat Garden Tour

    Nishat Bagh, considered to be second only to the royal Shalimar Gardens in size and significance, is found on the eastern side of the Dal Lake in the vicinity of Srinagar within the Vale of Kashmir.


Nishat Garden Tour


Nishat Garden
Nishat garden is the largest one of the Mughal gardens in Kashmir. It is situated on the banks of the picturesque Dal Lake. Also known as “the garden of bliss”, the Nishat gardens have the Zabarwan Mountains forming its backdrop. Asaf Khan, the brother of Nur Jahan, designed the Kashmir Nishat Bagh in 1633 AD. Within the garden are ruins of some of the buildings dating back to the Mughal period.
One of them is a double story pavilion enclosed on two sides with latticed windows. There is also a small spring behind the garden, known as Gopi Tirth. It is a source of supply of crystal clear water to the garden.

One of them is a double story pavilion enclosed on two sides with latticed windows. There is also a small spring behind the garden, known as Gopi Tirth. It is a source of supply of crystal clear water to the garden.

Nishat Bagh of Kashmir, India, offers a splendid view of the Dal Lake as well as the snow capped Pir Panjal mountain range. The garden has terraces, each representing a different Zodiac sign. There is also a beautiful water channel flowing right in the middle of the garden. Other attractions of the Nishat garden of Kashmir include its blooming flowerbeds, trees, fountains, etc.

You can also take a shikara ride at the Nehru Park from the garden. A famous picnic spot, Nishat Bagh also offers shopping facilities to its visitors. There are a number of shopping stalls situated opposite the garden.

Located on the shores of Dal Lake, this beautifully terraced garden is beautifully intersected by a water channel that flows through the middle of Nishat Garden adding to its beauty. Well planned and well laid out Nishat Garden is one of the major tourist attractions in Srinagar. Take a stroll amidst the carefully organized beautiful Nishat Garden which is a wonderful creation.

History of Nishat Garden:
Built by Noor Jehan’s brother Asif Khan, this Mughal Garden was built in the year 1633 on the banks of Dal Lake with the Himalayas at its backdrop. So if you are planning a tour to Kashmir then drop into the Nishat Garden. One can enjoy the exciting Shikara ride from the Garden to the Nehru Park.