Also known as “the garden of bliss”, Nishat Garden in Srinagar is set on the banks of the beautiful Dal Lake. The garden is set at the backdrop of the snow capped Pir Panjal mountain range and it offers a great sunset view of the Dal Lake. A beautiful water channel flows right in the middle of the garden. Nishat Bagh was designed by Asaf Khan, the brother of Nur Jahan back in 1633 AD. The garden has 12 terraces, one for every zodiac sign and they keep on rising up the mountain side. All the terraces are filled with different colored roses, lilies, geraniums and asters.
Nishat Garden is the very famous garden of Srinagar as well as most visited tourist spot. Peoples come from all over world to visit the beauty of the place. Tourists not only get to enjoy the scenic view of the gardens but also can enjoy Shikara rides at the Nehru Park. There are many shopping stalls outside the garden from where tourists can shop different items.
Best time to visit - April - October