State: Jammu and Kashmir (JK) Statehood: 31 October 2019 10185 Views
Srinagar is the largest city and summer capital of the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. It is situated in the Kashmir Valley on the banks of the Jhelum River, with the stunning Himalayas as its backdrop. Srinagar is famous for its natural beauty, houseboats, and traditional Kashmiri handicrafts.
The city has a rich history and culture, with influences from Hindu, Buddhist, and Islamic traditions. The famous Mughal Gardens, including Nishat Bagh and Shalimar Bagh, are a testament to the city's Mughal heritage. The city is also known for its mosques and shrines, such as the Hazratbal Shrine and the Jama Masjid.