Amar Mahal Museum
Set in a picturesque setting of Himalayas, Amar
Mahal Museum and Library, is an epitome of royal grandeur and
magnificence.It is a repository of books and paintings and attracts
art lovers and historians from all over the world. The museum
building forms the major part of the majestic Amar Palace, which has
a French touch in its architectural style.
Chrar-e-Sharief is a shrine revered by both
Muslims and Hindus dedicated to Sheikh Nooruddin, who was arguably
the greatest mystic-saint of Kashmir. The Islamic militants burned
it down in 1995 at the behest of Pakistan. An example of the
composite culture of Kashmir, the Sheikh was born as Nund Reshi or
Sahazanand in 1377.
Hari Parbat Fort
The Mughal fort situated on the banks of the Dal
Lake of Srinagar, it is positioned on top of the Sharika Hill.
Originally, it was built during the reign of Akbar but its present
structure owes itself to the Afghan governor of Kashmir in the 18th
century.It has a Parvati temple on the western slope and the Muslim
shrines of Khwaja Makhdoom Sahib and Akhund Mullah Shah on the
Martand Sun Temple
The most memorable and beautiful work of King
Lalitaditya is the construction of spacious Martand temple, which
the emperor got built in honor of the Sun God or Bhaskar.
Lalitaditya was a Kshatriya of Surya (Solar) dynasty. The style of
the construction of the temple and the skill exhibited in its
construction is rare in the history of the world.
Sudh Mahadev Temple
Situated in the town of Chanhani in the western
part of the Jammu, the Sacred Temple of Sudhmahadev was constructed
by Chaudhari Ramdas of Chanhani and his son Chaudhari Parag Mahajan
about 80 years ago. Shri Masu Shahane of Sudhmahadev is said to have
constructed the entrance door of the temple of Sudhmahadev.
Situated at an altitude of 3600 m above sea
level, the monastery of Tiksey is situated about 20 km far from the
town of Leh and ranks among the most important monasteries in
Ladakh. It is the seat of Tiksey Rinpoche, the main leader of the
Gelug School in Ladakh and is the main and leading monastery for
more than ten other famous Ladakhi monasteries such as Diskit,
Spituk, Likir, and Stok.