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Shankaracharya Hill

Srinagar, India
+91 98580 38755
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Srinagar, India
+91 98580 38755
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Reviewed yesterday

Tourists can visit this place for the tremendous view of Srinagar city from top of the hill. Great views of roads, canals and lakes.

Thank singh_jagtar
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Climb about 250 steps to get to the top. Apart from the religious significance, this place is famous for a view of the entire city but pari mahal has better views.

Thank SJadv
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must visit when travelling to Srinagar. A beautiful view of all the three lakes and whole Srinagar from one place.

Thank Divyanshu_Thakur
Reviewed 1 week ago

Though it is arduous to go up the hill, once you reach the top it is so cool and pious.Unfortunately no cameras or mobiles are allowed, but seeing the place where Shankaracharya did penance is worth it

Thank snagaraj09
Reviewed 1 week ago

Climbing up to the top of the Shankaracharya Hill might look very arduous; but the Army engineers who built them have made the treads and risers dimensionally perfect that even old people can also climb them without getting very tired. And visiting this place must...More

1  Thank menoncgn
Reviewed 1 week ago

Need to climb 300 steps to have the darshan of Shiv ling and the gufa. Can also have a breath-taking view of Dal Lake with all house boats around. Very safe and protected by CRPF. Calm and serene atmosphere. Only place in Srinagar which has...More

Thank VijaySoundararajan
Reviewed 1 week ago

The walk up the mountainside is tough but not difficult to undertake. The steps are well maintained and very clean. Pilgrims are protected from the heat by rows of trees shading the steps. The temple is beautifully maintained and the view it offers is stunning....More

Thank raneshchak
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the highest points in Srinagar. It provides a fantastic view of the Dal Lake and Jhelum river.

Thank Sauvagya B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Temple has a history of more than 1000 years. It is protected by Government & secured through CRPF. You should be prepared to climb around 200+ stairs to reach on top for darshan of magnanimous Shivlinga & view of Srinagar

Thank Shailesh70
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You have to go up the hill - either ride or walk up. It may take an hour or more if you decide to take the road. Once you reach the top, there are about 200 steps you need to climb to reach the shrine....More

Thank Pallavi56
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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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29 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.
7 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