Explore centuries-old gardens and other top things to do in Srinagar

Located minutes from the Lal Chowk commercial district, Radisson Srinagar is ideally placed for exploring the city’s tranquil terraced gardens and hilltop temples. See picturesque houseboats at nearby Dal Lake, or climb aboard a shikara, a wooden boat similar to the gondolas in Venice, Italy. Take a trip to one of several hill stations outside the city—you can hit the ski slopes at Gulmarg or trek to Pahalgam’s famous Kolahoi glacier. Looking for fun things to do between meetings? Perfect your putt at Kashmir Golf Club or head to the Jhelum River to snap a photo on Zero Bridge with a breathtaking mountain backdrop.

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Chashme Shahi

3.77 mi / 6.07 km from the hotel
Built by the Mughals in 1632, these Persian-style gardens center on a soothing spring. The gardens were originally named Chashme Sahibi in honor of the female saint who discovered the spring.

Kashmir Golf Club

0.2 mi / 0.31 km from the hotel
Practice your swing at this 18-hole golf course, perfect for professional networking with business colleagues or bonding with the family.

Kheer Bhawani Temple

11.36 mi / 18.28 km from the hotel
Dedicated to the Goddess Ragnya Devi, this temple sits on a sacred, seven-sided spring. Visitors often bring rice pudding, or kheer, as an offering to the goddess.

Nishat Garden

4.65 mi / 7.49 km from the hotel
Nishat Bagh, which translates to “Garden of Joy” in Urdu, is the second-largest Mughal garden in the Kashmir Valley. Situated on the eastern side of Lake Dal, these gardens give visitors a gorgeous view of the Zabarwan Mountains.

Pari Mahal

3.17 mi / 5.1 km from the hotel
These terraced gardens date back to the mid-1600s when they were constructed by the Mughals. Stroll through all seven levels of Pari Mahal to view various flowering plants and fruit trees.

Shalimar Garden

5.68 mi / 9.13 km from the hotel
Considered by many to be the pinnacle of Mughal horticulture, this public park features three terraces that collectively stretch 587 meters long.

Shankaracharya Temple

1.26 mi / 2.02 km from the hotel
Shankaracharya Temple was constructed around 200 BC as a place to worship Shiva. The structure is situated atop the Gopadari Hill overlooking Dal Lake and the city of Srinagar.

Jamia Masjid

1.7 mi / 2.73 km from the hotel
Situated in a residential area of Nowhatta, the Jamia Masjid mosque is capable of accommodating more than 33,000 people. The impressive inner courtyard features a water fountain and complex gardens.