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Nice Hill Boulevard Road Dal Gate Kashmir On The Banks Of Dal Lake Srinagar The Chocolate ROOM Boulevard Road Srinagar J&K

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank New Kashmir C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Most pilgrimage sites is India is high up on a hill, Sankaracharya temple in Srinagar is no different one need to climb 250 steps to reach the temple door. Once at the top one can see the landscape on all sides. On a clear sunny...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 1937achak
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is good place to visit to view the valley lots of Stairs and straight stair make tough to reach the top not recommended for older and weak people

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you can muster the strength to climb till top of 300 odd stairs. then the view is breathtaking, and yes there is a temple also which for devotees is an added advantage.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PushkinBansal
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent place for visit to see srinagar city. But no camera allowed. The security guards very amazing and helpful

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank helenlaut
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shankaracharya hill is located near to dal lake and it offers a 360 view of Srinagar and dal lake. You can offer your prayers here and need to climb up more than 100 steps to reach the top. Camera is not allowed so be sure...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

“The staff were extremely helpful and very friendly from the...” “Overall a satisfactory experience.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Uday1Kishor_
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was with young children's as adventure tour. Located top of mountain near TV tower station... You can view half Srinagar city from Shankaracharya location visit once.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Suhaif
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a great place for all. After climbing around 300 steps , which is not that difficult you get a good Bird eye view of Dal lake from the top. The Linga at the temple is quite big n worth a visit. But mobiles are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Praveen K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was our 2 night stay Srinagar this Diwali and our lodging at Taj Vivanta was perfect with a view of snow clad Zabarwan mountain on one side and the Dal Lake in the valley below! We were four and had hired an Innova Taxi...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Drsubhash A
25 April 2018|
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Response from Suryakatakam | Reviewed this property |
There are many options available to reach this temple. You can hire cab and go there. Till base location you can go by cab and cab will be stopped there, from there you have to walk around 100 steps up. You will find good... More
16 October 2016|
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Response from Birthday554 | Reviewed this property |
I would say September to December is good . Things are bad now . Avoid till curfews are lifted . For transport you have to hire a car depending on the number of people you are on a daily basis . It costs around 2000 a day... More
Pankaj P
29 August 2016|
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Response from Biprun S | Reviewed this property |
Just came back from the City. It is absolutely not safe right now. I would say not this year atleast. City has been under curfew from last 80 days and nothing is operating at all.