Dal lake is a famous tourist destination in Srinagar which is second largest lake in the state of Jammu & Kashmir. Due to its beauty and attraction, Dal lake is also known as the "Jewel in crown of Kashmir or Srinagar's Jewel". It is spread over 18-22 sq. km and offers various tourist attractions, water sports and market.
Interesting facts about Dal Lake
- There are plenty of fishes in that lake and the fishing industry on Dal lake is second largest industry in the region.
- It is the most important landmark of Srinagar surrounded by snow capped mountains on its three side and every tourist want to enjoy the ride of houseboat on the Dal lake.
- Visitors can hire the shikaras for tour around the Dal lake and can enjoy the view of floating gardens, floating flower and floating vegetable market
Dal lake is the home of thousands of people who used to stay in houseboat and doing business in floating market.
Shopping at Floating Market in Dal Lake:
Floating market is one of the major attractions in Dal Lake where hundreds of floating shops are equipped with unique Kashmiri products. You can buy Kashmiri handicrafts, dry fruits, vegetables and lot many things during your ride on Shikara at Dal Lake.