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The Land of Dreams - KASHMIR

I am, Vinod Bansal, a highly-skilled content writer from India, specializing in technical writing since 2010.

Nestling in the lap of the dazzling snow-capped Himalayas, the Kashmir valley is undoubtedly a jewel in India's crown. Perfection beyond this world makes Kashmir a paradise. The Mughal king Jahangir, moved to such an ecstasy by the beauty of Kashmir exclaimed, "If there is a Paradise on earth, it is here, it is here, it is here". It is mesmerizing to see how this endless beauty never fails to charm the viewers with its changing scenes from the dazzling white snow of winter to the blooming fragrance of spring. The sparkling greenery of summer is welcome too as the flaming beauty of Autumn.


The historical backdrop of rich Kashmiri cooking can be followed back to the fifteenth century. Kashmiri food utilizes turmeric and yogurt. The eminent planning and breathtaking sweet-smelling kind of the Kashmiri food are appealing to such an extent that even the people who are not fondling hungry end up longing for additional. In the creation of Kashmiri dishes, garlic and onion are not involved much as an account of other Indian foods. Totally wealthy in taste and extraordinary in flavor, Kashmiri food has turned into a well-known decision. The relatives of these cooks, the Wazas, are the expert gourmet specialists of Kashmir. Hence, a 36-course wedding feast is called Wazawan in Kashmir. Customary Kashmiri thali comprises Wazwan, which requests a great deal of planning. Planning Wazwan in itself is viewed as incredible workmanship, as a matter of fact. The utilization of curd in the planning of food gives the dish a rich touch.

To improve the kind of meat dishes, Kashmiris add asafoetida (Hing) to them. Other habit-forming flavors used to add to the taste are dry ginger and Saunf (aniseed). At times, ginger is utilized in an inordinate amount which makes the dish sharp. Kashmir being the main maker and boss exporter of saffron utilizes it as a vivid enhancing specialist. For its astonishing fragrance, it is added to pulaos, and see




Culture is considered to be the pride and dignity of a nation. Kashmiri's lifestyle is essential, irrespective of the differing religious beliefs, slow-paced. Comprised of generally peace-loving people, the culture has been rich enough to reflect the religious diversity as tribes celebrate festivities that divert them from their otherwise monotonous way of life.

Like its scenic beauty, Kashmir valley is even famous for its cultural heritage. Kashmiris are known to enjoy their music in its various local forms and the dress of both sexes is quite colorful. The state has a rich cultural heritage and has a wealth of ancient literature, language, religion, arts, crafts, and music. The Dumhal is a famous dance in Kashmir, performed by men of the Wattal region. The women perform the Rouff, another folk dance. Kashmir has been noted for its fine arts for centuries, including poetry and handicrafts. To sum up, the valley of Kashmir has a unique and peculiar culture, which is reflected in different walks of life.


Some major tourist attractions in Jammu and Kashmir are Srinagar, the Mughal Gardens, Gulmarg, Pahalgam, Patnitop, and Jammu. Every year, thousands of Hindu pilgrims visit the holy shrines of Vaishno Devi and Amarnath which has had a significant impact on the state's economy.

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1. Dal Lake
2. Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden
3. Sonamarg
4. Shankaracharya Hill
5. Gulmarg Gondola
6. Nubhra Valley
7. Apharwat Peak
8. Amarnath Cave
9. Aru Valley
10. Nishat Garden
11. Nigeen Lake
12. Zojila Pass

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