These 8 Snow-clad Pictures Of Gulmarg Show Why Kashmir Is Called Paradise

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4:45 pm 23 Dec, 2015

When Jahangir visited Kashmir for the very first time in 17th Century he said,

Gar firdaus bar-ru-e-zamin ast, hami asto, hami asto, hami ast.”

(If there is a heaven on earth, it’s here, it’s here, it’s here)

A view of snow covered at Gulmarg on Sunday 20 December 2015 PHOTO BY BILAL BAHADUR

 

It’s no wonder that the snow-covered view of Gulmarg is often called enchanting.

A view of snow covered at Gulmarg on Sunday 20 December 2015 PHOTO BY BILAL BAHADUR

 

You’ve been to many places but if you have not visited this Paradise on Earth, you’ve missed out on the experience of a lifetime.

Icicles hanging roof top at Gulmarg on Sunday 20 December 2015 PHOTO BY BILAL BAHADUR

 

Amazing shot of icicles hanging from a rooftop at Gulmarg.

Icicles hanging roof top at Gulmarg on Sunday 20 December 2015 PHOTO BY BILAL BAHADUR

 

Gulmarg (‘meadow of flowers’) was initially named Gaurimarg (‘the fair one’) by shepherds in honor of the Hindu goddess Parvati.


A view of snow covered at Gulmarg on Sunday 20 December 2015 PHOTO BY BILAL BAHADUR

 

Gulmarg has been a popular shooting spot for Bollywood movies because of its beauty!

A view of snow covered at Gulmarg on Sunday 20 December 2015 PHOTO BY BILAL BAHADUR

 

This place has also been a popular skiing area and attracts a lot of tourists every year.

Gulmarg: Tourists enjoy sledge ride at ski resort Gulmarg after fresh snowfall on Tuesday. PTI Photo by S Irfan (PTI12_15_2015_000195B)

 

A tourist couple enjoys a sledge ride at a ski resort in Gulmarg after fresh snowfall.

Gulmarg: A tourists couple enjoys sledge ride at ski resort Gulmarg after fresh snowfall on Tuesday. PTI Photo by S Irfan (PTI12_15_2015_000245B)

 

Image credit: Bilal Bahadur

 

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