4 Religious Places to Visit in Kashmir Tour
Undoubtedly the ‘Heaven of the Earth’, Kashmir has no need of introduction in the travel & tourism sector. It has unbelievable natural beauty; snow capped Himalayan peaks, lakes, gardens, parks and pilgrimages. Believe me having a Kashmir trip will make your tour unforgettable. Eager to have a religious tour, include these 4 places in your tour package to Kashmir.
Amarnath- Going to Amarnath will give you feel adventure along with religious experience. If you want to have both types of experiences, include it in your Kashmir tour. The Amarnath Yatra is normally undertaken in July-August by Hindu Devotees. For Amarnath Yatra, you need to be very fit and active having no health related problems.
Shankaracharya Temple – The antiquity of this temple is very similar to that of Vaishno Devi in Jammu. Having history of 200 BC, the Shankaracharya Temple is dedicated to the Lord Shiva. Constructed to defame the valley, it is located on the top of the hill.
Jama Masjid – Its four minars and eight wooden columns as supports draw the attention of tourists and encourage them to include the site in Kashmir trip to make the tour religious. According to a statement, the foundation of the Jama Masjid was laid by Sikandar But-Shikon in 1398 AD and it was fully constructed in 1402. The masjid was rebuilt in 1479 and 1620 after destruction due to fire. It was 1674 when the masjid rebuilt again by the Emperor Aurangzeb.
Hazratbal Mosque – Located in Hazaratbal Village on the banks of the Dal Lake, it offers the opportunity to have a view of amazing reflection of its pristine white marble elegance. The mosque is better known for having a hair of the Prophet Muhammad. It is displayed to the public on religious occasions, usually accompanied by fairs with street-side stalls.