Tuesday, June 30, 2009
If you have time to visit Kashmir, the must see place is Mughal Gardens. The Mughal Emperor built the Gardents with terraced lawns, fountains, floral beds – it is considered to be the Paradise on Earth. So it is very popular.
Shalimar Bagh is built by Mughal Emperor Jehangir for his wife Nur Jehan in 1616. Four terraces were in the garden with traditional water channel running down in the middle. Top terraces were used by the emperor and the ladies during the Mughal period. Best period to visit here is between May to October. During this period Sound and Light show is conducted here.
Nishat Garden is one of the largest Mughar Garden. It is located on the shores of Dal Lake. This beautiful terraced garden is intersected by fountain through the middle of Garden is a very beautiful sight to see. This is built by Asif Khan, brother of Norr Jehan in the year 1633. So don’t forget to visit these Gardens.