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Localities in Srinagar

Historic places, marvelous architectures, pleasure-seeking houseboats of Dal Lake and intricate carved wooden items have make Srinagar, one of the most happening tourist places of India. Srinagar is a district and a city which serves as the summer capital of the state. The city has its three main areas revolve around Dal Gate, Lal Chowk and the Old Srinagar City.

Localities in Srinagar

At Dal Gate, the south-western part extension of Dal Lake is passing via a Lock Gate. In the northwest part, Old Srinagar City is located which is always busy and chaotic. The commercial setup of Srinagar is mainly located around Lal Chowk. Find here the information about many other important Localities of Srinagar.

Alamdar Colony in Srinagar

Alamdar Colony is an important locality within Srinagar City. The nearby localities of Alamdar Colony are Nowgam (1 KM away), Lal Nagar (1 KM away), Kanipora (1 KM away) and Chanapora (2 KM away). The main language spoken here is the Kashmiri. The nearby railway station to this place is Badgam Railway Station.

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Alamgiri Bazar in Srinagar

This locality is another important area of Srinagar. The pin code of Alamgiri Bazar is 190011 and it has Noushera as its Post Office. The other nearby localities of Alamgiri Bazar are Kalnat Pura (1KM away), Tibeta Colony (1 KM away), Baghe-Ali-Mardan Khan (1 KM) and Zunnamar. Kashmiri and Urdu are the local languages spoken here. Within 10 KM area of Alamgiri Bazar, there is no railway station located. Budgam is about 12 KM awat from Alamgiri Bazar.

Badgam in Srinagar

Another famous locality of Srinagar is Badgam which is about 4 KM north of Srinagar. The area is famous for its scenic beauty and few temples. The nearly localities are Goggo Land, Wanabal, Peerbagh Cooperative Colony, and Friends Enclave. Srinagar Airport is the nearest airport and Budgam Railway Station is the nearby railway station to it. The nearby cities are Baramula, Sopore, Srinagar and Bandipore.

Chinar Bagh in Srinagar

Another famous locality of Srinagar is Chinar Bagh that is about 9 KM away from Srinagar City. The nearby areas are Barbar Shah, Habba Kadal, Munawara Abad, Fateh Kadal, and Naupura.

Chinar Bagh Area

The area is visited by great numbers of tourists for its attractive garden ‘Chinar Bagh’ which is also known as Boene Bagh.

Barzulla in Srinagar

Barzulla is located only 2 KM from Lal Chowk, the center of Srinagar City. Barzulla is located on the famous River Doodh Ganga. The Bone and Joint Hospital of Srinagar is also located in Barzulla. The other localities near Barzulla are Tulsi Bagh, Baghat, Maharajpur, Elachi Bagh, and Ram Bagh.

Lal Chowk in Srinagar

Lal Chowk in SrinagarThis locality of Srinagar is the main commercial hub. For the tourists, Lal Chowk is the place where they can satisfy their shopping spree. This place is also very significant in the history of Srinagar as the first Prime Minister of India; Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru has hoisted the Indian Flag here for the first time. Lal Chowk being an important commercial center of Srinagar, many hotels are also located near to it.

All types of exclusive items including pashmina shawls, walnut wood items like furniture, photo frames, trays, and traditional paintings are bought by the tourists from the shops of Lal Chowk. Dal Lake is only 8 Km from here. Other nearby areas of Lal Chowk - Hazuri Bagh, Basant Bagh, Lal Mandi, Regal Chowk and Saraibal. Lal Chowk has a clock tower that was built in 1980.

Nowgam in Srinagar

Pincode of Nowgam is 190015 and it is under the post office Nowgam. The other localities near to Nowgam are Chanapora, Alamdar Colony, Shaheen Bagh, and Natipora. Srinagar Railway Station is also known as Nowgam Railway Station which is made with Kashmiri Wood and is influenced by the Kashmiri Architectural Style. 

Hazratbal in Srinagar

Located about a distance of 10 KM from the main city center of Srinagar, Hazratbal used be the residing place for the fisherman or Hangis. Only after the Shrine of Hazratbal got built, the place got visited by flocks of tourists and devotees. Holy Relics associated with Prophet Muhammad is kept in the Hazratbal Shrine and thousands of devotees come here to offer their prayers.

Hazratbal area

As this place is very near to the Dal Lake, Hazratbal is always full of tourists. Hazratbal also has the Grave of Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah. The other areas near to Hazratbal are Old Ganj Bagh, Nasim Bagh, Nagin Bagh, Lal Bazar and Omar Colony. Pin Code of this area is 190006.

Nowshera in Srinagar

Nowshera is very old residential area of Srinagar. Located about 10 KM away from the city center of Srinagar, Nowshera was established by Zainul Abedin. Earlier it was the capital of Kashmir Valley. In the north, Nowshera is surrounded by Soura, in the south by Zadibal, in the east by Lal Bazar and in the west bay Zanimar. Nearby localities of Nowshera are Baghe Ali Mardan Khan, Kakar Bagh, Zunnamar, Baluch Pr and Vicharmarg.

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