Shankaracharya Hill

Shankaracharya Hill, Srinagar: Address, Shankaracharya Hill Reviews: 4.5/5

Shankaracharya Hill
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Ravindra R
4 contributions
Historical place
May 2021
Very best view of the beautiful city of Srinagar. The shikaras look like a jewel in the lake.
Best attraction to visit.
Written 11 June 2021
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Sonali D
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Quiet ambience
Dec 2020 • Couples
It is one of the must visit places in Srinagar. The Temple is on the top of a Mountain, from where one can get entire view of Srinagar. The place is maintained by the Indian Army. Camera is not allowed there. Everyone has to entry his name and ph no with a valid ID proof before entire the premises. Main temple can be reached by climbing stairs, which may be difficult for the aged ones. The ambience of the temple is very calm and quiet.
Written 3 June 2021
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Jyothi81
Bengaluru, India17 contributions
Beautiful location
Apr 2021 • Family
Must see place, not just about the sanctity of the place but also the view from top are the best. Quite a few steps to go atop but worth it. Carry some water with you, as it will get tiring.
Written 11 May 2021
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Abhijeet Bhose
Dubai, United Arab Emirates42 contributions
Jai Bhole Nath ( phones and camera not allowed)
Apr 2021 • Family
It's a very famous Shiva Temple which is located on the top of the hill. After getting out of your car you hv to climb 150 Stairs. Not recommended if you have joint or breathing issues. Carry umbrella with you if you are going in a rainy season. Leave your all stuff in your car. As no point carrying your stuff at the Top.
Camera and Phones are not allowed. Do not try to do any stupid activities which might put you in trouble. Behave like a sensible Traveller.

Photo Taken of Temple while enjoying Shikara Ride in Dal Lake.
Written 16 April 2021
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Rohit Bihani
Kolkata, India155 contributions
Magnificent views
Apr 2021
The climb up to this temple is 242 steps (with breaks after every 11 steps), that takes you to the base of the temple from where we get a 360 degree view of Srinagar and all the lakes and mountains surrounding it. Then, a further climb of 54 steps takes you to the majestic shivling perched inside the Shankaracharya temple. The place is calm and serene, and a must visit for all Hindu devotees, and other tourists as well.
Written 14 April 2021
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gajaria
Mumbai, India151 contributions
Pinnacle of Hindu Civilization atop the Highest Point in Srinagar!
Apr 2021
Go early - ideally before 9 am - to avoid the harsh sunlight in certain months
Steep ~233 Steps to climb - Not for people with medical issues.
Such Holy Vibes once you reach the Top and Pray before one of the Largest Shivlings!
Superb All-Round 360 Degree Views of all of Srinagar from the terrace surrounding the temple.
Unfortunately, not allowed to take any cameras or mobile phones upto the temple due to stringent Security measures - these are understandable and are in the interest of everyone's safety. So no photos to take or share - but a beautiful memory etched in my mind's eye!
Written 11 April 2021
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abizer p
Mumbai, India166 contributions
Fascinating
Apr 2021 • Family
You cant take Cameras here . Its an army post . Lot of security. The view feom this area is great. The whole city can be seen. Its an imp temple. Small.area . Long climb but not difficult.
Written 1 April 2021
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vinodadnani
Mumbai, India27 contributions
Great experience
Mar 2021 • Couples
Loved the place. On top of a hill.
2500 years old temple.
Bit of a climb so people with knee or breathing issues beware.
Worth going.
Written 28 March 2021
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Amita
7 contributions
Amazing views
Mar 2021 • Family
One of the rare few temples in Shrinagar. Has religious significance and the views are definitely worth it. Provides all round view of Shrinagar and the surrounding mountains. Definitely worth a visit despite the 240 steps climb and security checks at the bottom of the stairs.
Written 17 March 2021
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Dipyd
Indore District, India7 contributions
good to see a temple in srinagar
Mar 2021
its on a hill. many security checks. you have to alight from vehicle u are tavelling and othrough checks and again board. The parking is lile away from stairs. No cameras allowed so cant take pics. thereare 243+30 stairs to be climed. The entire srinagar view is available from top. Its a shiva temple. The Police distribute prasad and tea free of cost as sewa is commendable. Its a good experience to visit the same.
Written 16 March 2021
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