Tulip Garden in Srinagar opens to tourists; all eyes now set on Tulip Festival 2022…

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The Tulip Garden situated in Srinagar, which reopened to tourists on March 24 after it remained closed for two yers following pandemic, will host all famous Tulip Festival 2022 from April 1 to April 30.

Being the largest Tulip Garden of Asia, it has been a haven for tourists who love spending beautiful moments here.

The garden is situated in the lap of the Zabarwan Mountain Range which gives the impressive view of ornamental Dal Lake. 

Srinagar’s Tulip Garden is home to more than 2 million Tulips which are spread on vast spread 30-hectare of land. One can witness the 600 blooming varieties of Tulip in numerous colours. 

This seven-terraced garden is known for its expensive variety of tulip flowers which equally allures people of all age.

The garden is also home to other flowers like daffodils, hyacinths, roses, narcissus and other ornamental plants. 

It holds many sections and each section is designed by gardeners to make it amazing. Every section carry numerous varieties of Tulips like strong gold, margaritas, candela, kung fu, early harvest, ile de france, etc. 

This place has always been favourite for Bollywood producers who have shot films like Razi, Aiyaari, Gul Makai and so many films have been shot here. 

The Tulip Garden was first opened in 2007 to promote the floriculture in Jammu and Kashmir. Earlier known as Siraj Bagh, it was later named in the remembrance of former Prime Minister of India as Indra Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden. 

It flaunts the rich culture of Kashmir. In a short span of time, this place has achieved fame and became the famous tourist attraction in Srinagar. Every year, tulip garden is open for public in the month of March when the blooming flowers add beauty to this garden. The Tulip Garden remains open till end of April. 

The climate of Kashmir valley in the beginning of April is perfect for these flowers  to bloom and hence the best time to witness the Tulip Garden is the month of April, when the tulips are in full bloom.  This Major tourist site in Srinagar comes to life during the spring season when the Tulip Festival is held. 

● Tulip Festival 

Tulip Festival is organised by Government of Jammu and Kashmir every year in April to celebrate tourist season as the month of April is best time for the flowers to bloom and visitors to visit. The festival is organised under Bahar-e-Kashmir. 

The main aim of Festival is to bring more tourists to the valley of Kashmir. 

Date for Tulip Festival 2022 is 1 April to 30 April 2022.

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