Kashmir cradled high in the majestic green Himalayas and lauded all over the world for its remarkable natural beauty, which indeed is picturesque and captivating. Surrounded by high peaks, lush green valleys, shimmering lakes, temples, and stunning Mughal-era gardens, it has been maintaining its name the Paradise on Earth for ages now.
In the 17th century when King Jahangir used a couplet, ” if there is a heaven on earth, it’s here, it’s here, it’s here,” to describe the beauty of Kashmir, he was not at all wrong. Kashmir has been home to beautiful landscapes, lakes, gardens, snow-covered mountains, green forests and beautiful rivers. The beautiful sights of Kashmir can mesmerize anyone who is here.
From Dal Lake to Hari Parbat, from Sonamarg to Verinag Kashmir is full of breathtaking beauty. Kashmir has been often referred to as mini Switzerland and rightly so.
Talking more about the beauty of Kashmir one can never forget about the hidden gems be it a park located on the banks of river Lidder or be it the beautiful Shankaracharya road, every place is special in itself.
Often regarded as one of the best tourist destinations in the world, Kashmir over the years has never failed to awestruck the tourists. The valley of Kashmir has been a favourite place of photographers, moviemakers, and creators to capture the scenic beauty here. Besides its attractive and pleasing landscapes, Kashmir is also known for its people, culture and good.
This photo feature has tried to capture some of the most beautiful scenes in Kashmir: