Pervasively known as the ‘Nursery of Bliss’, the Nishat Garden or Nishat Bagh, as it is called by nearby individuals, is the second-greatest Mughal Garden in Kashmir valley, after the Shalimar Bagh and one of the most unmistakable get-away goals close Srinagar. Nishat Bagh situated in the Srinagar District is 11 kilometers (6.8 mi) from the downtown area. Nishat Bagh is a terraced Mughal nursery based on the eastern side of the Dal Lake. It is the biggest Mughal garden in the Kashmir Valley. Shalimar Bagh, which is additionally situated on the bank of the Dal Lake. ‘Nishat Bagh’ is Urdu, which signifies “Nursery of Joy,” “Nursery of Gladness” and “Nursery of Delight.”
A wonderful water diverts streams directly in the center of the nursery. Nishat Bagh was structured by Asaf Khan, the sibling of Nur Jahan in 1633 AD. The nursery has 12 porches, one for each zodiac sign and they continue ascending the mountainside. Every one of the porches is loaded up with various shaded roses, lilies, geraniums, and asters.
Nearby places: Char Chinar, Jammu And Kashmir, Jamia Masjid, Chashme Shahi Garden, Dal Lake, Srinagar, Shri Pratap Singh Museum, Hari Parbat Fort, Dachigam National Park , Pandrethan Temple, Pari Mahal, Nagin Lake, Hazratbal Mosque, Shalimar Bagh, Tarsar Lake, Gangabal Lake, Nichnai Pass, Vishansar Lake, Krishnasar Lake.
Best Time to visit: Best time to visit Nishant Bagh is April to October or you can likewise visit in the entire year.
How to Reach
- By Air: The closest air terminal is 25–30 kilometers (16–19 mi) away at Humhama. The Airport interfaces with every single significant city of India.
- By Rail: Jammu is the closest Rail Head which is 300 kilometers (190 mi) away.
- By Road: The National Highway NH1A interfaces the Kashmir valley with the remainder of the nation. One method for visiting the Bagh is through Dal Lake utilizing the well known “water taxi” of Kashmir, the Shikara.