Shalimar Bagh

  • Chinar trees change their colours from green to orange and yellow- gives a warm glow to the garden
  • A Mughal garden linked through a channel to the northeast of Dal Lake
  • The Bagh was built by Mughal emperor Jahangir for his wife Nur Jahan, in 1619
  • Shalimar means ‘abode of love.’ Emperor Jahangir called it ‘Farah Baksh’ which means ‘the delightful’
  • High point of Mughal horticulture


  • 700 meters from Dal Lake
  • April to October :- 9:00 am - 7:00 pm           
  • November to March :- 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Entrance Fee
  • Free


Restaurants nearby
  • Sunset Boulevard restaurant(1.3 km)
  • Mushtaq Mir restaurant(3.1 km)
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