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#8 of 29 Places To Visit in Srinagar
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Shankaracharya hill, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir 190001, India
entry fee
No Entry fee
All days of the week
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
visit duration
3 to 4 hours

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Shankaracharya temple, is located on the Shankaracharya hill, also known as Takht-e-Suleiman, at an altitude of 1100 ft. above surface level of the main city. As written the books of Kalhana, it was built by Raja Gopal Data in 371 B.C. This is a Shiva temple, and apparently the oldest shrine in Kashmir. After the construction of stairs to the temple by the Dogra ruler, Maharaja Gulab Singh, the accessibility has become quite feasible.

The temple, besides being a prominent religious place for Hindus, is also of great archaeological importance. The temple offers a magnificent panoramic view of the Srinagar city.

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Tahseen Yaseen
Tahseen Yaseen
Beautiful Temple
Jun 25 2014
Build on the Shankaracharya Mountain is the beautiful schankarachrya temple.This is the oldest Temple in whole Kashmir.This is a high altitude place.The view to Srinagar city from this Holy place is truly awesome.This is a Hindu Temple but everyone ...... read more
Navi Rohilla
Navi Rohilla
religious place
Jun 25 2014
Shankaracharya temple is on the top of a hill. it has a natural beauty of it's own and it is natural. A must visit for everyone as it gives u the complete 360 view of srinagar.