FEATURES AND HISTORICAL BACKGOUND OF SHALIMAR GARDEN OF KASHMIR.

Ishfaq Khurshid Dar, Dr. Syed Sadaf

Abstract


The Shalimar Garden of Kashmir is the biggest  Mughal Garden in Kashmir, it is situated on the Bank of Dal-lake. THIs Garden has a deep roots in History. Present Shalimar Garden was built by Mughal Emperor Jahangir for his princess Nur-jahan in the year 1619 C.E. The word Shalimar is derived from a sanskrit word which means abode of love. Shalimar Garden is one of the most beautiful gardens in Kashmir. It is presently under the jammu and kashmir tourism department.


Keywords


Shalimar Garden, Kashmir, Mughal, Dal-lake

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