Srinagar - The City of Sun
Srinagar is surrounded by the Himalayan mountains welcomes its visitor with astounding places to make one’s trip memorable. The fabulous Srinagar has it all, be it gorgeous Mughal gardens, pristine Dal Lake and Nageen lake or fabulous markets or mouth-watering cuisines it surely has much to attract any visitor coming to this Land of Lakes and Gardens. It is truly a dream destination for all vacationers including honeymooners. Apart from the exquisite sites, this beautiful place captures one’s attention by its colorful and exotic festivals. Kheer Bhawani Srinagar festival- that is celebrated on Jyeshtha Ashtami- the birth of Goddess Kheer Bhawani. This festival is held annually in June at Kheer Bhawani temple nestled in the town of Tulla Mulla. Another splendid festival is the Srinagar Gurez festival that is celebrated every year in July. Stage performances of the traditional folk dances are being organized. Navroz Festival is yet another mind-blowing festival that is celebrated in the months from March to April for 9 days with great cuisines. It is a prominent festival for all the Shia Muslim people who meet in Mosques and bid prayers.
Some other beautiful festivals are celebrated with great pomp and show- Saffron - where enthusiasts showcase the condiment saffron- a major ingredient in Kashmiri cuisine and the Tulip festival where the variety of tulip flowers are being showcased, Urs Ziarats festival, Ramzan festival, Baisakhi, and many more other festivals also. Visit this place for its festivals and become a part of the festivals not only to enjoy but also to know the culture of this beautiful Srinagar.
What is as good as exploring some exotic places in Srinagar and also enjoying the authentic yet lip-smacking dishes of this place. The local dishes here will surely leave you craving for more- Wazwan- a royal multi-course meal that is served on a metal plate- trami, Kashmiri Naan, Kahwah- beverage that is worth trying, Modur Pulav, Matschgand Nader ki Gaad. Some other exotic dishes will surely make your day.
So plan a trip to this fantastic land and enjoy every moment and make your vacation a memorable one as this ravishing Srinagar will never disappoint you but will make your trip worth it.