Located in

Pauri Garhwal, Garhwal

Recommended stay

    1 days

Best time to visit

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec,

Railway Station

Rishikesh Railway Station, 113 kms

Nearest Airport

Jolly Grant Airport, 128 kms

Famous for

Educational Institutes, Business Hub

Srinagar - A Historic Town

Srinagar is one of the cities as well as municipal council located in Pauri Garhwal district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. It is situated about 33 km away from Pauri town, which is the administrative capital in the Pauri Garhwal district in Uttrakhand, India.

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The historic city of Srinagar is situated by the serene banks of the Alaknanda River. It’s located at an elevation of 560m above sea-level. The beautiful city of Srinagar is a major educational and cultural center.

It is located at the base of the Himalayas and is blessed by the splendor of nature, attracting visitors from all over the world. It is an essential place to stay throughout Badrinath, Kedarnath and Char Dham Yatra.

Why Visit Srinagar?

Srinagar is also a significant tourist destination due to its natural beauty as well as numerous temples. One of the most important temples in Srinagar is Kamleshwar Mahadev, which is dedicated to the god Lord Shiva. Another temple that is important can be found at Kilkileshwar Mahadev on the banks of the Alkananda River. The temple was founded by Adi Shankaracharya.

It is believed that the Dhari Devi temple is located 19 kilometers from Srinagar on the highway between Srinagar and Badrinath to Kaliya Saur.The idol of Dhari Devi is kept under the sky, and photographing the idol is not permitted. Baikunth Chaturdashi Mela is one of the most well-known festival in this region that is celebrated between the months of October and November.

Cultural events are held in conjunction with this festival. The festival is a 4-day festival , and the entire town is lit with light and decorations. The ideal season to go to Srinagar is between mid-September until March’s end, as during the rest of the year, the temperature in Srinagar is still hot and humid.

Activities in Srinagar

shopping: Srinagar is a major market located in the valley, catering to the hill-people. You can purchase locally made handmade items like cardsigans, shawls, jackets and other edible items such as jams, marmalade , and pickles at the market.

Village tourism: There several villages, hamlets within and within Srinagar that are set in the lush nature. Maletha is a charming village that is situated near Srinagar. You can visit the stunning villages, learn about their traditional lifestyle as well as the customs and beliefs of the hill tribes.

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History of Srinagar

For many years, Srinagar has been the capital of the Garhwal kingdom up until the time of the time to the British. The town was also damaged at least twice due to two violent earthquakes that destroyed the city completely. Srinagar is rebuilt and reconstructed by British in 1897 and 1999, and granted the status of an urban city in 1931. In the present, Srinagar is an important centre of culture and learning. It is the home of HNB Garhwal University. HNB Garhwal University or the Garhwal University as it was called in the past.

Mythology about Srinagar

Srinagar is derived is derived from Sri Yantra the evil and mythical huge rock. There was a belief that anyone that laid his sights at the rock would die immediately. The legend says it was the cause of the loss of thousands of lives before it was rescued by Adi Shankaracharya.

The 8th century AD Adi Shankaracharya went on a trip across India to revive Hindu faith across India. He went to Srinagar and changed this stone Sri Yantra in a slant before he tossing it in an area near Alakananda.

Festival in Srinagar

It is believed that the Baikunth Chaturdashi Mela is celebrated with the utmost enthusiasm in the city of Srinagar. The festival is celebrated with pomp and ceremony during September and November. It is a four-day fair during which events of the cultural calendar are planned and the entire city is lit by bright light displays.

The best time to visit The ideal timing to go to Srinagar is between mid-September and March’s close, since the weather is pleasant throughout the months of September and March.

What is Srinagar famous for?

Srinagar is a popular destination for tourists because of its Educational Institutes, Business Hub.

Srinagar is a popular place to visit for the these interests/activities the Business Hub Char Dham Route, Others.