In the introduction of Srinagar, there is a very famous persian couplet “Gar firdaus, ruhe zamin ast, hamin asto, hamin asto, hamin asto” which symbolizes 'Ecstasy on earth'. These words were uttered by renowned Mughal Emperor, Jahangir after he visited Kashmir. The grandeur of Kashmir is worth exploring and enjoyable as it has lush green meadows, sapphire mountains and natural aesthetic sense. Srinagar’s wonderful geographical location provides a new dimension its surroundings. Srinagar, is a resort in itself having variations in its climate from tropical heat to the normal climate in summer.
Summers in Srinagar are quite amusing. It is the time when a tourist can travel around the place. He can connect himself with the Mother Nature and feel the essence of it. Travel in summers would really be encouraging. When people are ready to go out for their new destination, tropical heat of the forest would not burn them. In summers, the water lake of Srinagar melts and Shikaras give an exhilarating vision to the travelers. Locals of Kashmir will be seen engaged in performing daily chores. For eg women carrying willow baskets, pot makers selling pots, artisans selling their beautiful work of handicrafts.
Kashmir's beauty is also picturized in Indian movies as well. For instance, a movie 'Kashmir Ki Kali'starrer Mr.Shammi Kapoor and Miss Sharmila Tagore earned lot of fame. The picture showed the beautiful imagery of Kashmir. Srinagar can be called as “Home of Houseboats. In total there are 500 such natural houseboats flowing in the rivers.
Winter in Srinagar
Winters in Srinagar provides a great relief from the sultry heat of sun. Both sunset and sunrise would be worth watching. The sun rays would put a dazzling effect on the hills and give a natural shade of prism. However, in winters, the temperature remains normal. But tourists would still love to gamble with the place because of its enduring landscape and romantic element associate with it.
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