About Pari Mahal
Perched above the mesmerizing Chashme Shahi Gardens, Pari Mahal happens to be one of the most historical places to visit in Srinagar. Known for its stunning 6 terraced gardens built atop Zabarwan Mountains, the place presents extraordinary scenic beauty. The gardens are very well-maintained and are filled with umpteen varieties of exotic trees and colorful flora.
Constructed by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan’s eldest son, Dara Shikoh, the beautiful architecture of the Pari Mahal represents the conventional Islamic architectural style. According to popular beliefs, this palace once served as a Buddhist monastery. In the later period, the building was used as an astrology school for Dara Shikoh. At the present time, Pari Mahal is administered by the Archaeological Survey of India and happens to be a popular tourist destination of the country.
Location: Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir 190001.
Timings: From 9.30 AM to 7.30 PM, on all days of the week, except on Friday.
Price: INR 20 per person.
Best Time to Visit: April to September.