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Gulmarg Travel Guide

Gulmarg literally intends for meadow of flowers. It is a majestic hill station in the district of Baramula of Jammu and Kashmir in India. The hill station, at an elevation of 2730 m, was earlier recognized as Gaurimarg, where Gauri represents Goddess Parvati the wife of Lord Shiva. The name Gulmarg inclined to this place by the King Yousuf Shah Chak. Snuggled with arresting peaks in the Himalayan ranges, Gulmarg is a prominent picnic spot appealed by all kinds of tourists with its lush green backdrop, beautiful landscapes, flowering gardens, serene lakes and enjoyable climate during the summers and falls.

This inflicting hill station was a delight resort for kings and royal family members and a summer retreat for the British officers throughout the British rule in India. Sir Marc Aural Stein, the famous central Asian explorer established this place as his halting location between the expeditions during early 20th century. History arrogates that Mughal emperor Jehangir was a patronize visitor to this pleasurable environment.

Gulmarg is an eye catching place with beautiful surroundings, handsome gardens with mind blogging flowers and frGulmargnce. This is unmatched ski resorts in India as it gets heavy snowfall during winter. Some of the highest sides in India lie in the squashy Himalayan regions in Gulmarg.

Mother Nature has hallowed the regions of Gulmarg with all its showers of beauty and the tranquil atmosphere usable presently in these regions makes it a best tourist destination. Gulmarg is accredited with the most foresightful and highest cable car project in Asia. The experience in this cable car is breathless and really memorable. Gulmarg is recognized as one of the potential location for 2010 Winter Commonwealth games.


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