Naranag Temple

Constructed in the 8th century in Wangut valley of Ganderbal, the ancient Naranag temples offer a peaceful getaway surrounded by nature's beauty. It is said that King Lalitaditya Muktapidya initiated the construction of these temples. It is also believed that this is the place where Lord Shiva saved Goddess Parvati from demons. The place also serves as a base camp for many treks. With towering mountains and lush greenery all around, these historic temples provide a serene atmosphere for visitors to explore and relax. The main temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, has beautiful architectural details and intricate sculptures to admire. Visitors can wander through the ancient ruins, enjoying the quiet and soaking in the spiritual atmosphere. Besides exploring the temples, the area is great for activities like hiking, picnicking, and photography, making it a favorite spot for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. Whether you're seeking tranquility or want to enjoy the natural beauty of Kashmir, the Naranag ancient temples offer a serene and enchanting experience.

  • Best Time to Visit: April to October
  • Ideal Duration: 4-5 hours
  • Distance From Airport: The nearest airport is in Srinagar which is 40 kms away.
  • Distance From Railway Station: The nearest railway station is in Srinagar which is 42 kms away.
  • Distance From Road: The place is 50 kms away from Srinagar by road. Regular bus services are available.
  • Travel Tips: Sightseeing, exploring the village and temple, photography
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