Shankaracharya Temple, Srinagar
Fact Files : Shankaracharya Temple
Location : Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir.
Highlights : Asia's largest Tulip Garden.
Built in : 2006-2007
Built By : Ghulam Nabi Azad.
Purpose to Built : Boost floriculture and advance tourism in Kashmir Valley.
Best Time to Visit : March to April.
Note : Open only March - April
Suggested Itinerary :
Magic of Srinagar Tour
Special Charismatic Sriangar Tour
The garden boasts of 60 varieties of multi-coloured tulips. It resembles a beautiful carpet that has hundreds of colors and provides a heavenly view to the thousands of visitors, national and international. Around 2 million tulip bulbs bloom here and proudly display their beauty to the tourists. The view is simply magnificent and has countless delicate beauties lined in rows to dance with the wind in front of the tourists.
The festival was started in 2007 to promote tourism and has been quite successful in attracting people from all over the world. With the onset of spring, people throng to the place to get a view of this magnificent place. Officials here organize various other events along with the tulip festival and provide business for handicrafts for the local craftsmen, offer a wide variety of folk dances and songs that the visitors love to watch. One can also enjoy the different Kashmiri cuisine that is prepared locally and is a favorite among the tourists.
Kashmir is famous for its natural beauty and with the tulips the beauty is enhanced manifolds. Today, tourists are demanding to open the garden ahead of the fixed time and enjoy the view for a longer time. New varieties and new things keep on adding each year. The Tulip festival in Kashmir has been well accepted by the tourists and has become quite an attraction for tourists who love to visit the scenic place of Srinagar.
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