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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Pari Mahal

3.17 mi / 5.1 km from the hotel
Meaning "Palace of Fairies," Pari Mahal dates back to the mid-1600s when it was constructed by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. This beautiful landmark is said to have been the favorite place of his son, Prince Dara Shikoh, who used it as his personal library while the gardens were used as an observatory for astronomy and astrology lessons. Overlooking the city and Dhal Lake, all seven levels of Pari Mahal are home to flowering plants and fruit trees.

Shankaracharya Temple

1.26 mi / 2.02 km from the hotel
This ancient Hindu temple was originally built in 200 BC by Jaloka son of emperor Ashoka on the site where saint Shankaracarya is said to have worshiped lord Shiva. Sitting at an altitude of 1,900 meters, the structure is located atop Gopadari Hill, more commonly known as Shankaracharya Hill, offering magnificent views of Dal Lake and the city of Srinagar.