Pari Mahal

Pari Mahal, located amidst the picturesque landscapes of Srinagar, is a captivating architectural gem steeped in history and charm. Meaning "Palace of Fairies," Pari Mahal is a testament to the region's rich cultural heritage and architectural prowess. Perched atop the Zabarwan mountain range, Pari Mahal offers breathtaking panoramic views of the shimmering Dal Lake below and the surrounding snow-capped peaks. Its elegant Mughal-style architecture, with its arched doorways, intricate latticework, and cascading terraces, exudes an air of regal splendor. Originally built in the mid-17th century by Dara Shikoh, the eldest son of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, Pari Mahal served as a majestic residence and center for learning and spirituality. It was envisioned as a place where scholars and intellectuals could gather to engage in philosophical discourse and pursue the arts and sciences. Visitors to Pari Mahal can explore its seven terraced gardens, marvel at its architectural splendor, and soak in the serene ambiance of its surroundings. Whether you come to admire its historical significance or simply to revel in its natural beauty, Pari Mahal promises an unforgettable journey through time and culture.

  • Best Time to Visit: April to October
  • Ideal Duration: 1 to 2 hours
  • Distance From Airport: The nearest airport is in Srinagar which is 20 kms away.
  • Distance From Railway Station: The nearest railway station is in Srinagar which is 21 kms away.
  • Distance From Road: It is 13 kms away from the main town of Srinagar.
  • Travel Tips: Enjoy the view, stroll through the seven terraced gardens and admire the architecture.
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