Shankaracharya Hill, Srinagar

4.5
Must see · Landmark · Tourist Spot
Climb the 250 steps to the top of Shankaracharya Hill to enjoy panoramic views over Srinagar. Take in the peaceful atmosphere as you ascend the verdant, forested hill, on top of which sits a small Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Admire the ancient temple, built in the ninth century from massive grey stone blocks. Military personnel guard the steps, so you’ll have to deposit any electronic devices with them before you start climbing. By using our Srinagar sightseeing planner, you can arrange your visit to Shankaracharya Hill and other attractions in Srinagar.
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  • Testing your stamina and lungs gets easier when you start the climb of Shankaracharya Temple. Must visit for me every time I visit Srinagar  more »
  • It's a Sacred Place to Hindus and the Shiva Linga was worshipped by Shankaracharya . It should not be missed if you visit Srinagar . Serene Feeling  more »

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