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About Floating Vegetable Market in Srinagar, Kashmir

On Dal Lake, the Floating Vegetable Market is a unique site to savour in Srinagar. This colorful floating market, set against the beautiful backdrop, marks it as a photographer’s haven. The pretty picture it proffers makes it one of the must-see places in Srinagar, Kashmir. One has to reach early in the morning to witness the bustling floating market.

The floating gardens in the natural wetlands of Srinagar are the prime source of vegetables cultivation and these fresh vegetables are then sold on the floating shikara boats on the lake.

Visiting Timings
It’s ideal to reach the market by 5:00 am as it the peak hour.

Best Time to Visit
March to October is the best time to visit the Floating Vegetable Market as the weather is quite pleasant.

Things to Know
Shikaras are available for visiting the Floating Vegetable Market which can cost around INR 1200-1500. It is advised to negotiate the cost to prevent over charging

A Fruit Vendor in Dal lake rowing his boat
The Dal Lake is also famous for its ‘floating shops ‘, some vendors caring Tea in boat, Jeweler on boat, Photographers on boat Spicy and Fast foods on boat and what not.
Truly Visiting Kashmir is an Lifetime Experience.
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