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Shankaracharya Hill

Srinagar, India
+91 98580 38755
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5-Day Kashmir Valley Tour from Srinagar
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Srinagar, India
+91 98580 38755
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Shankaracharya Hill is located on high point from where you can view a scenic landscape of the city. Its a temple with mesmerizing views from all sides.

Thank VikrantPB
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The mountain views up there were mesmerising and one cant forget them quickly the journey till up was worth visiting the views of the day were just awesome

Thank princ512
Reviewed 5 days ago

To visit this Shiva Temple, you should be strong enough to climb 246 steep steps, after the car parking spot, half way up the hill. You have lot of leveled resting areas, after every 15 to 20 steps. Without anticipating these many steps, we started...More

Thank Jones S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It's Lord Shiva temple. You can take auto rikshaw from dal lake or you can go by your own vehicle once you reached you need to walk through 300+ steps to reach temple. You will be amazed to see kashmir valley from such high top...More

Thank TraveleBeen
Reviewed 1 week ago

steps are a little steep... 300+ take a good breadth and walk slowly... Security is all time high.... cell phone not allowed...

Thank mohit k
Reviewed 1 week ago

One needs to climb around 100 steps from the place where car drops...the view from the top is worth the effort to climb, however, no cameras or cell phones are allowed... Make an effort to climb and go for the view...

Thank Gaurav K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The views that you'll get are totally worth the climb. However, do note that they will make you leave the cameras phones and leather based items in the car before you climb.

Thank ullaz230489
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's devotional place of shri adi shankara charya and it is at very greenery place and enjoyed with family and friends.

Thank juluri
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to get a birds eye view of the city then there's no better place than this. It is a short drive and 250+ steps that are easy to climb. There's a shiva temple on top too. The views of Jhelum river and...More

Thank ramchabi
Reviewed 1 week ago

Shankaracharya Hill is famous for the sacred Shankaracharya Temple. Located at the top of a hill. It is a holy destination of a number of tourists every single day. The hill top provides you a wonderful and a serene view of the Kashmir Valley. Mobile...More

Thank Aravindh K
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16 October 2016|
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Response from Birthday554 | Reviewed this property |
I would say September to December is good . Things are bad now . Avoid till curfews are lifted . For transport you have to hire a car depending on the number of people you are on a daily basis . It costs around 2000 a day... More
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28 August 2016|
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Response from Biprun S | Reviewed this property |
Just came back from the City. It is absolutely not safe right now. I would say not this year atleast. City has been under curfew from last 80 days and nothing is operating at all.
6 May 2016|
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Response from spgoyalmnit | Reviewed this property |
Dress code is not there. But security check is there at the entrance by Army. No need to worry about it. But be aware from Pujari..He seems to greedy to me. He immediately remove the small bucks from thali to show other... More