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Mammer A Kashmiri Village
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March 15, 2014May 5, 2022

Mammer A Kashmiri Village

Mammer or Mammer-a as it is locally known is in Ganderbal District, about an hour’s drive away or 25 kilometers from Srinagar. This Village, to be more precise, falls within the Kangan Taluk of the Ganderbal District. It is a small Kashmiri village where Urdu is the main language. However, Mammer is the place from...

Manasbal  – Manasbal Lake
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March 15, 2014May 5, 2022

Manasbal – Manasbal Lake

Kashmir has the ideal mix of mountains, meadows, and water bodies to lend it an air of picturesque enchantment. It is a land of turbulent rivers and placid lakes imbued with an air of utter serenity. When you think of lakes Manasbal is one such lake in Kashmir you must visit to experience the magical...

Tanmarg- Treasure in the laps of Mother Nature
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March 15, 2014May 5, 2022

Tanmarg- Treasure in the laps of Mother Nature

Another awe-inspiring holiday destination in Kashmir is Tangmarg. It’s beauty at its best and noise at complete rest! Tangmarg is a host of dense green forests on the way between Srinagar and Gulmarg. It is a conglomeration of fragments of the majestic beauty of these two places along with its unique earthy green ambiance. The...

Yusmarg or Yousmarg
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March 15, 2014May 5, 2022

Yusmarg or Yousmarg

If you love meadows leading to Fir and Pine trees with a river bubbling away merrily to one side and snow-clad mountains towering in silent majesty in the background, you will love Yousmarg, a quiet and charming little hill station not far from Srinagar. A two-hour drive transports you to this idyllic retreat where you...

Ramban, the Jumping Off Point for Patnitop and Vaishnodevi
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March 15, 2014May 5, 2022

Ramban, the Jumping Off Point for Patnitop and Vaishnodevi

Ramban is a tiny town located about 150 kilometers from Srinagar and Jammu, in the recently created Ramban District. It lies along National Highway 44 on the banks of the Chenab river, at a height of 1156 meters. To the south lies the famous Patnitop while to the North you will find Banihal. Getting There...

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March 15, 2014September 29, 2022

Fairs & Festivals in Kashmir – Events and Festivals of Kashmir

Fairs and Festivals are part of our rich cultural heritage and are the celebration of life in its many colors and moods. Travel to any part of India and you will find fairs and festivals taking place on important religious days and according to the season. Kashmir too has its fair share of festivals and...

Kashmiri Cuisine – Kashmiri Food Recipes
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March 15, 2014May 5, 2022

Kashmiri Cuisine – Kashmiri Food Recipes

Kashmiri cuisine is rich in meat and spice, Saffron, Shah Zira, Kashmiri chilies, and honey which are grown in Kashmir. During festive occasions, the Kashmiris serve a feast called Wazwan. Rice is the staple food for every Kashmiri, in both urban and rural areas. Kashmiris, enjoy both vegetarian as well non – vegetarian dishes. Plenty...

Traditional Dresses of Jammu & Kashmir – Clothing of Kashmir
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March 15, 2014May 5, 2022

Traditional Dresses of Jammu & Kashmir – Clothing of Kashmir

Costumes of Jammu and Kashmir are well known for their embroidery and intricate designs, which reflects the richness of the culture and landscape of the region. The form of clothing is designed to counter the cold climate of the region. Most of the garments are made of wool, silk designed with intricate embroideries and cotton....

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