Pir Dastgir Sahib
At the north end of the triangular patch of grass in front of the Sufi shrine of Pir Dastgir Sahib is a small, green shrine known as...
This beautifully proportioned but uncoloured 17th-century shrine was built in Himachal Pradesh style with alternating layers of wood and...
Srinagar’s famous gardens date back to the Mughal era. Most have a fundamentally similar design with terraced lawns, fountain pools and...
Even if you can’t afford to stay at the Lalit Grand Palace Hotel, consider sipping a drink at its little bar or, better still, on the...
Pir Dastgir Sahib information
This large Sufi shrine had an interior that was colourfully faceted with some very beautiful papier-mâché work until ravaged by fire in 2012. Reconstruction is well underway but the inner walls are as yet uncoloured.