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Most Religious Places in Kashmir Valley

There are so many religious places in Kashmir valley that you should visit during Kashmir Tour Packages

Top 10 Religious Places to Visit in Kashmir

Now as a best travel agent in mumbai, we are suggesting some of the most religious places to visit in Kashmir State which are mentioned below:

Amarnath Cave

Amarnath Cave is one of the holiest places in Kashmir for Hindu community which is 141 km away from Srinagar. The cave temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva located at an elevation of 3,888 meters. It is said that Lord Shiva explained the secret of life and eternity to Goddess Parvati. Devotees from all over the India visit here and worship the ice stalagmite Shivalinga. The temple and its surrounding area remain covered under snow all through the year. So the best time to visit the temple in Summer Months.

Best time to visit: June to August.

Vaishno Devi Temple

Vaishno Devi Temple is also one of the famous religious places in Kashmir Valley for the Hindu community. The Temple is dedicated to Goddess Vaishno Devi located at the Trikuta Mountain in Katra. Devotees from all over the India visit this temple and stand in a very long queue to get a glimpse of the Goddess. The hymns and cheers of the goddess keep reverberating inside the temple that fulfills the pilgrim’s heart and soul with peace.

Best time to visit: March to October

The Kheer Bhawani Temple

The Kheer Bhawani Temple is one of the most famous pilgrim places in Kashmir located near Tulmul Village in Srinagar district. The temple is dedicated to the Goddess Kheer Bhavani constructed over a sacred spring. Many devotees from all over the country visit here and offer milk kheer on eight days of the full moon in May. It is said that the Goddess changes the spring’s color.

Best time to visit: May or June

The Shankaracharya Temple

The Shankaracharya Temple is the one of the famous shrines in Kashmir valley located at Shankaracharya hill on Zabarwan Mountain. The temple is dedicated to the Lord Shiva and also known as Temple of Jyeshteshwara. It is 1000 feet above from the sea level.

Best time to visit: September to October

Jamia Masjid

It is one of the most important religious places to visit in Kashmir. The mosque has a grand courtyard having 370 wooden pillars with Indo-Saracenic architecture style. It is the biggest mosques in the state which take in around 1 lakh people for prayer at a time.

Best time to visit: Any season of the year.

Holy Family Catholic Church

The Holi Family Catholic Church is one of the oldest and main churches located at Molana Azad Road in the city of Srinagar. It is a Roman Catholic Church that was established by Msgr in 1896. You can celebrate Christmas with great zeal at this Church in Srinagar.

Best time to visit: Any season of the year

Pathar Masjid

It is a stone mosque of Mughal era in Kashmir, India. This Mosque was built by the Mughal empress Noor Jahan (Wife of Emperor Jahangir). It is located in the old city of Srinagar on the left bank of the Jhelum River. It is also known as Naev Masheed. This mosque has a unique architecture without pyramidal roof. It has nine Mehraabs in which Center Mehraab is bigger than the others.

Best time to visit:Any season of the year

Charar-e-Sharief

Charar-e-Sharief is one of the religious places in Kashmir valley. It is a 600 years old Dargah and a Mosque situated in the town of Charari Sharief in Budgam district. It is also known as Sheikh Noor-ud-Din Wali Dargah. Both Muslim and Hindu pilgrims comes here from all corners of the country.

Best time to visit: Any season of the year

Dastgeer Sahib

Dastgeer Sahib is a 200-year-old Sufi shrine located in Khanyar, Srinagar. This is one of the oldest Dargah in Kashmir that was constructed in 1806 and expanded in 1877 by Khawaja Sanaullah Shawl. It is said that there is a grave of one of the students of Qadiri Silsila Sheikh Syed Abdul Qadir Jelani so on the birthday or Urs of Abdul Qadir Gilani a large number of pilgrims from all over Kashmir go there for ziyarat and pray for a good life. Dastgeer Sahib is the center of the activity hub of the Khanyar and is surrounded by a large market.

Best time to visit:Any season of the year

The Lord Surya or Martand Temple

The Martand Sun temple is a Kashmiri Hindu Temple located near the Anantnag in Jammu Kashmir. It was built by Lalidaditya Muktapida, the third ruler of the Karkota Dynasty during 8th century. The Temple is devoted to Lord Surya. It is a great example of Kashmiri architecture. You can enjoy a marvelous view of the Kashmir valley from this shrine.

Best time to visit: Any season of the year

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