Kashmir's largest city is Srinagar which is also the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir and due to its specialties is the center of attraction of indigenous and foreign tourists. This city is also a beautiful tourist destination consisting of several castes cultures and languages. The specialty of this city is the waterfalls and gardens made by the Mughal rulers who present the beauty of the 4th and 5th century.
Srinagar town in the heart of Kashmir is spread on both sides of Darya Jhelum. World-renowned lakes like Nagin and Dul can be told the lives of Srinagar town while due to its breathtaking weather Srinagar keeps appealing to tourists all year.
Kalhan the author of 'Rajatarangini' says that 'Srinagari' was established by Maharaja Ashok in the third century BC while the present city of Srinagar was constructed by Parashshana II and Hun Tasang at 631 AD when he Had visited.
Today the most beautiful city of Kashmir Srinagar is attracting tourists from all over the world which is spread over an area of 103.93 sq km and at an altitude of 1730 meters above sea level.