Srinagar: Government to build viewpoints on the banks of Dal Lake

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Jammu-Kashmir government is in the process of building viewpoints on the banks of Dal Lake in Srinagar for promoting tourism and for the convenience of tourists.

“There are around 16 points that we call ‘ghats’ that are being developed with a blend of modern and traditional architecture,” N A Wani, Director Kashmir Tourism said on Wednesday.

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Last month, there was an effort to restore the famous island Char Chinari located at Dal to attract tourists. The tourism authorities have come forth to plant two new Chinar trees on the island.

It is a popular tourist destination and everyone makes a stopover at Dal and also one of the favourite spots to shoot Bollywood films back in the 1970s.  Kashmir is popular for its traditional cultures and heritage that has for years attracted tourists from across the world.


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