Entertainment in Srinagar

Srinagar has endless entertainment opportunities for all. Right from shopping to adventure sports, Srinagar offers a wide array of entertainment options. People enjoy shopping, eating out and dining, watching movies, going for nature watch and many other activities which they never get anywhere else in the world.

Entertainment in Srinagar

Shopping in Srinagar

Missing out shopping while you are in Srinagar is a blunder. Srinagar has no dearth of shops and markets. The city believes in the motto of shop till you drop. Exclusive Kashmiri items including garments, handicrafts and other artifacts are found in these shops of Srinagar. Shop alcoholics enjoy shopping at Residency Road Lal Chowk.  Dry fruits like figs, dates, apricots, raisins, walnuts and many spices like pepper, cumin seeds and cardamom are sold in abundance.

Shopping in Srinagar


Another market place in Srinagar called Badshah Chowk is famous worldwide for its intricately designed and woven carpets. Considered as one of the best markets of Srinagar, Polo View market is the ideal one to get special Kashmiri items like Pashmina Shawls and wood carved items. Varieties of Paper Mache items are also sold here. To get fresh vegetables and flowers, shoppers must visit floating vegetable market located on the Dal Lake. Apart from these markets, government Arts Emporium is there to buy exclusive items of the region.

Sightseeing in Srinagar

Sightseeing in Srinagar will give solace to your body and mind both. The beautiful gardens, placid lakes and spectacular streams of Srinagar will remind you of paradise. Gardens like Mughal Garden, Nishat Bagh, Chinar Bagh and Tulip Garden are some of the most beautiful gardens of Srinagar which must be kept in the sightseeing itinerary of a visitor.

Sightseeing in Srinagar


Sun Rise at Dal Lake and Shikara Ride on Dal Lake and Nagin Lake would ensure visitors have some of the best time of their life in Srinagar.Stretches of apple orchards in Srinagar are worth to visit. Saffron, the condiment grown in abundance in Pampore, a place near Srinagar is a must visit place to see how Saffron is grown. Kashmiri Saffron has got worldwide fame for its rich color, long lasting aroma and long silk like threads. Another interesting place to visit in Srinagar is the Cricket Bat Industry of Srinagar. Willow Trees are found in abundance in Srinagar and its nearby forests and cricket bats made from Willow wood are famous worldwide. The bats are light but are very strong.

Places to visit in Srinagar


Shakaracharya Temple, Hazratbal Shrine, Jama Masjid, Kheer Bahavani Temple, Pathar Masjid are some of the religious places tourists must visit during their Srinagar tour. These places are meant for devotees and also for the general tourists and promote bondage between all religions.

Restaurants in Srinagar

Visiting Srinagar and not tasting authentic Kashmiri Food cannot be imaged! Srinagar has restaurants of all budgets where guests can order for special Kashmiri Foods to tantalize their taste buds. Mezban Bukhara Grand Mumtaz Hotel is one such not-to-be-missed Hotel in Srinagar. Exotic Gustaba, a dish prepared with meatballs is the specialty of this hotel. Mirch Ghosht is another exotic dish served at this hotel. Mughal Darbar is another place to taste genuine Kashmiri cuisine.

Restaurants in Srinagar


After trying out authentic Kashmiri food, if your taste buds are looking for something else, then Old Ahuja’s Punjabi Rasoi can be tried out where you can enjoy some of the best fast food items. It is located on the Boulevard Road. Visit to Adhoos is a must for its excellent fresh bakery items. Kehwah, Firni and Nadur Yakhni are the specialties of Adhoos. If foodies think that they could enjoy good food only at the hotels and restaurants of Srinagar that is not true. During Srinagar visit, one must not miss out the delicious street foods at the food stalls of Lal Chowk. Lamb Boti Kebabs must be tried at the skewer shops of Lal Chowk.

Coffee Shops in Srinagar

Youngsters of Srinagar are flocking at various coffee shops to enjoy their evening especially during the weekends. Locals as well as the tourists find these coffee shops the best places to hangout for hours. Café Coffee Day, located at Gate No. 1 of Srinagar serves world class coffee and is place which should not be missed out. Coffee Arabica is another place to enjoy the best coffee in Srinagar along with finger-licking kababs. Coffee Arabica is located on the Maulana Azad Road in Srinagar and is preferred by many for its chic décor and good ambiance.

Pubs and Bars in Srinagar

Srinagar has pubs where visitors enjoy nightlife to their fullest. One such pub is Sriounge seven located on Nowpora Link Road at Munawara Abad. Live Music and concerts can be enjoyed at this place from late evening to early morning. Another popular bar in Srinagar is the Dal Bar which is located at the Lalid Grand Palace Hotel on Gupkar Road. Undress is another pub in Srinagar located at hotel Broad Way Link Road near Golf Course in Kashmir. Hotel Grand International at Gupkar Road serves premium quality wine to its guests. Guests can enjoy sumptuous food and finest quality drinks at the mini bar of Hotel Lake Isle enjoying the beautiful views of Lake Nagin.

Clubs in Srinagar

Clubs in SrinagarSrinagar houses clubs and many of them are very old. These clubs are considered as the best place for entertainment which food, drinks, play all available under one roof.

Nigeen Club not only has facilities like restaurant, coffee shop, gymnasium, sauna and steam bath, indoor games room but it does has a big conference room which can be hired for meetings, seminars and other events.

Another club is Srinagar is the Amar Singh Club where all types of opportunities for amusement are available.

List of Clubs in Srinagar:
Press Club
Address:

Exhibition Ground,
Srinagar - 180001
Phone no.: 1912 560 783 / 1942 540 397 / 1942 576 077

Life Style Privilege Club
Address:

Chhanni Himmat,
Srinagar - 180001
Phone no.: 9419 701 195

Lions Club
Address:

Srinagar - 180001
Phone no.: 1912 431 114

International Specialist Healthcare Clinic
Address:

Baghat Barzulla,
38 New Airport Road,
Srinagar - 190014
Phone no.: 1942 431 198 / 1942 440 069
Website:
www.ishrc.com
Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday 09:30 am to 06:30 am & 10:30 am to 04:00 pm (Sunday 05:30 am to 05:30 am & 10:30 am to 04:00 pm)

Jimy Roller Skating Club
Address:

Jammu & Kashmir,
Srinagar - 180001
Phone no.: 1912 542 153

Lions Club Jammu Greater
Address:

Jammu & Kashmir,
Srinagar - 180001
Phone no.: 1912 431 706

Jammu Club
Address:

Jewel Chowk,
Srinagar - 180001
Phone no.: 1912 433 085

Adventure Sports in Srinagar

Srinagar offers endless entertainment for the adventure enthusiasts by providing ample scopes of adventure sports. Trekking, hiking, water rafting, boating, angling, ice skating, ice hockey etc are some of the adventure sports that people enjoy doing in Srinagar.
 
Apart from scenic beauty of Srinagar, its numerous entertainment options make thousands of domestic and international tourist crowd in Srinagar throughout the year.

Also See:
Shopping in Srinagar | Restaurants in Srinagar | Shalimar Bagh | Nishat Bagh | Adventure Sports


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