Pari Mahal

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    Location: 3VJG+FVC, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir 190001

    Estimated Visiting Time: 1-3 hours

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    Pari Mahal known as The Palace of Fairies is a seven-terraced garden. Its located at the top of the Zabarwan mountain range, overlooking the city of Srinagar and the southwest of Dal Lake in the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. It is an example of Islamic architecture. Its a patronage of art during the reign of the then-Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan.


    Also known as the ‘Abode of Fairies’, this Mahal is a six-terraced garden that sits on top of the Zabarwan mountain range and overlooks Dal Lake. This mahal looks straight out of a fairy tale and has good reasons to justify its title It is just a 5 min drive from Chashmasahi and is a unique historic monument.


    This mahal was built for Amano and maano and residence or Amano’s prince Maano in the mid-1600s.

    This mahal was built for Amano and maano and residence or Amano’s prince Maano in the mid-1600s. Dara Shikoh was said to have lived in this area in the years 1640, 1645, and 1654 It was also used as an observatory, and for teaching astrology and astronomy. The gardens have since become the property of the Government of this city.

    This Mahal has also been used as a top-secret interrogation center and as a base for high-level bureaucrats.

    Inside/Outside Views

    A beautiful view of Pari Mahal in winter season, srinagar, kashmir, India.

    This Mahal is visited by tourists for the Sunset view and its terraced gardens. One can also get a good view of Dal lake from this place. It was indeed worth a visit and The old building structure requires maintenance and restoration.

    Opening Hours

    9.30 am to 7.30 pm are visiting hours of this mahal.

    Entry & Others Fees

    INR 20 is the entry fee for all the visitors.

    How to Reach

    By air: Sheikh Ul Alam International Airport is the nearby airport from this mahal.

    By rail: The nearby railway from this place is the Srinagar railway.

    By road: You can easily reach there by road. You can take a bus or hire a car or cab to reach this place directly.

    Tips for Travellers

    You must carry water bottles.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes it’s safe

    Que-02: Is photography allowed inside Muchalinda Lake?

    Ans: Yes it’s allowed and it’s free of cost.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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