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Travel Photography Travel Postcards Shalimar - one of the mughal gardens in srinagar
Shalimar Bagh, is a Mughal garden linked through a channel to the northeast of Dal Lake, on its right bank located near Srinagar city in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The Bagh (garden) was built by Mughal Emperor Jahangir for his wife Nur Jahan, in 1619. The Bagh is considered the high point of Mughal horticulture.
Recent history of the Mughal types of gardens is credited to Emperor Jahangir of the Mughal Dynasty, the ancient history of the garden is traced to the 2nd century.
Photo by prabir.b.sen