Shankaracharya Temple

Currently Open [Closes at 08:00 pm]
  • Address: Boulevard Road Opp Nehru Park, Reserve Forest Rd, Durgjan, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir 190001, India
  • Timings: 07:00 am - 08:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Art And Culture, Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids, Architecture

The Shankarcharya Temple is considered to be one of the most important places to visit in Srinagar. The temple is dedicated to an old saint and one of the most brilliant minds in the history of Indian thought and Philosophy..

Built in the traditional Hindu style of Architecture, this lovely temple is a real sight to be beheld. The arches, steps and the shikhar style have a rustic feel to them and the stone temple may well transport you back in time.

The view of the city from Shankaracharya Hill where the temple is situated is also quite spectacular. History lovers, culture seekers and of course the religious will find this place quite fascinating.

  • Do carry some cash with you as you will be able to get some souvenirs and books at the local stores.

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  • Shankaracharya Temple Address: Boulevard Road Opp Nehru Park, Reserve Forest Rd, Durgjan, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir 190001, India
  • Shankaracharya Temple Timing: 07:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • Shankaracharya Temple Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Shankaracharya Temple(preferred time): 09:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Shankaracharya Temple: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 86.59% of people who visit Srinagar include Shankaracharya Temple in their plan

  • 29.27% of people start their Shankaracharya Temple visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Shankaracharya Temple

Monday, Friday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Shankaracharya Temple

People normally club together Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Botanical Garden and Betab Valley while planning their visit to Shankaracharya Temple.

People also prefer to end their day with Shankaracharya Temple.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • Muslims respect this place because it's Kashmir and not Ayodhiya. If you have not come here then you have not visited anywhere. It is an identity of Hindu faith. Just imagine when it was built. You have to go back four generations. Authorities have to maintain it properly.

  • One needs to prepared for 3 security checkpoints. And frisking. Specific vehicle parking. And leave all electronic devices at you car. Its a great Shiv Mandir. Do check the timings before visiting. Cannot upload any pics because cameras not allowed.

  • This temple located over the hill top providing a picturesque view of the Kashmir valley. Valley, from here, looks like a little kingdom connect by the waters of Jhelum , dal and other lakes. The abode of serenity and a must watch site if you happen to visit Srinagar

  • Best temple in Srinagar which stands a top of hill. Picturesque view of Srinagar can be seen from the hill. Mobile phone and camera are not allowed for security reasons

  • Super spiritual , blessing, and peaceful place. Lord Shiva is sitting at the top of mountain and protecting srinagar from all evil..

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