Anantnag - The Kashmir Valley




Anantnag is a city and a municipality, capital of the Anantnag district in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It is a large business and trading centre of Kashmir Valley.

Anantnag is one of the most beautiful parts of the Kashmir Valley, with gushing streams and sights and sounds that make Kashmir the heaven that it truly is.

Anantnag is a city and a municipality in Anantnag district in Jammu and Kashmir, and regarded as the commercial and financial capital of the Kashmir valley. It is a large business and trading centre of the valley. Near Anantnag exists the confluence of three streams, Arapath, Brengi and Sandran, and the resulting river is named Veth or Jhelum. There are several larger streams such as Brengi. Another stream Lidder joins the river a little downstream and from that point the river becomes navigable. In olden times river Jhelum was the main source of transportation between Anantnag and other towns downstream.

○  Tourist Attraction:

•  Martand Sun Temple
•  Chapel of John Bishop's Memorial Hospital
•  Imambara Goom
•  Bandipore
•  Manasbal Lake
•  Wular Lake
•  Sopore
•  Parihaspora
•  Jhelum River
•  Lal Chowk
•  Market Park
•  Sopore Market