Shankaracharya Hill, Srinagar

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Climb the 250 steps to the top of Shankaracharya Hill to enjoy panoramic views over Srinagar. Take in the peaceful atmosphere as you ascend the verdant, forested hill, on top of which sits a small Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Admire the ancient temple, built in the ninth century from massive grey stone blocks. Military personnel guard the steps, so you’ll have to deposit any electronic devices with them before you start climbing. By using our Srinagar sightseeing planner , you can arrange your visit to Shankaracharya Hill and other attractions in Srinagar.
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  • Well protected hindu shiv temple good view spiritual place Salute to crpf Every Sunday bhandra for chhole puri  more »
  • Must attraction for the hindus who are visiting Srinagar,. This temple is situated at the height and can easily be seen from the various places from the srinagar. Its best view can be seen from the Da...  more »
  • The temple of lord shiva is located on the hill. Very peaceful and neatly maintained. We need to climb around 250 steps to reach the temple. Last few steps are little difficult to climb due to the hei...  more »
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