Nishat Garden

Garden of Gladness

Nishat Garden is the wonderfully decorated park situated on the banks of the beautiful and picturesque Dal Lake. This garden was laid by Asif Khan, brother of the Mughal queen Nur Jahan in the year of 1633 A.D.

The presence of the Zabarwan hills in the backdrop adds grandeur to the gorgeous setting of the Nishant Garden of Jammu and Kashmir. The garden provides a wonderful view of the famous Dal Lake to the visitors. To add to the picturesque scenario of the Nishant Garden, a magnificent water channel flows right in the middle of the garden.

The Nishant Garden in Kashmir is a very popular picnic spot. It receives a large number of picnickers during the summer months. Visitors enjoy the calm and peace that nature offers by taking long walks in the garden. The picnickers can also enjoy shikara rides from here. There are also many shopping hubs near by so you can also enjoy shopping while visiting this garden.

This terraced garden is located in the Srinagar district of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir just about eleven kilometers away from the district headquarters. The Nishat Garden is well connected to the airport in the Badgam district that is just twenty-five kilometers away from the location.

In this tourist spot of the Jammu and Kashmir you will also find some of the colorful flowers that are typical to this region. The lush greenery all around will certainly refresh the visitors' minds.

The Nishat Garden is one of the most frequented Jammu and Kashmir popular tourist spots.

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.

There are a number of shops around Nishat Garden and tourists even organize picnics in Nishat Bagh.

How to Reach Nishat Garden in Srinagar:

The Nishat Garden is just 11kms from the district headquarters of Srinagar.

Nearest Airport: You can drop into the Srinagar Airport and then reach Nishat Garden by taking a drive.

Nearest Railhead: Jammu Railway Station is the nearest railhead which is 305km from Srinagar.

Roadways:Srinagar is interconnected with good number of roadways to the rest of the city.

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