Places To Visit In Anantnag

10-Chattabal, a very attractive place in the south of Anantnag about 32 kms from Anantnag.If you be there incidently,you will put it in the category of Tourist Places.But due to negligence by the concerned govt.its natural look is sufficient for visitors.The whole place is covered by dense forests and a fast stream is runnnig in between the two small mountains.
chattabal

19 Margan Top or Margan Pass, is a mountain pass, connecting Warwan Valley with the main Kashmir Valley. It is located south of Anantnag district in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.
Margan Top


9 Matti Gawran
, Matti Gawran(b) village is located in India and listed under Taluk : Breng, in the district of Anantnag, Jammu & Kashmir State.
Daksum (Kashmiri: ڈکسم, Hindi: डक्सुम ) located in the Green Forests of Jammu and Kashmir at Anantnag-Semthan-Kishtwar road (NH-1B), is a natural scenic spot. However, it is still to be counted in the Tourist Places of JK Tourism Department with Sinthan top.

Martand Sun Temple The Martand Sun Temple is a Kashmiri Hindu temple dedicated to Surya (the chief solar deity in Hinduism) and built during the 8th century CE. Martand is another Sanskrit name for the Hindu Sun-god. Now in ruins, the temple is located five miles from Anantnag in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It was destroyed during the sultanate of Sikandar Butshikan.
6 Verinag (/ˈveɪriːnɑːɡ/; Urdu: ويریناگ‎) is a tourist place and a notified area committee with tehsil status (Shahabad Bala Verinag) in Anantnag district in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, India. It is about 26 kilometers away from Anantnag and approximately 78 kilometres south-east from Srinagar which is the summer capital of the state of Jammu & Kashmir. Verinag is also the first tourist spot of Kashmir Valley when travelling by road from Jammu, the winter capital of the state of Jammu and Kashmir towards Srinagar, the summer capital of the state of Jammu and Kashmir. It lies at the entry point of Kashmir Valley right after crossing Jawahar Tunnel and is also known as Gateway of Kashmir.


5 Achabal (locally known as Achhval) is a town in Anantnag district, in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, India. Achabal is an important tourist place about 9.1 km away from Anantnag. The place is notable for an ancient spring surrounded by a garden terraced and developed by the Mughals. The upper portion of the garden is called 'Bag-e-Begum Abad' developed by Malika Noor Jehan Begum in 1616 AD and renowned as Sahib Abad in which there is a Hamam (treasure of water) getting heat from a logical lamp (Tosnag). Cascades and fountains have been erected by Mughal Emperors. A mosque standing in the garden is believed to have been constructed by Mughal Prince Dara Shikwah. Achabal was once the pleasure retreat of Empress Noor Jehan. A trout hatchery is also located nearby. Achabal is the site of a Mughal garden called Achabal Gardens.
4 Aishmuqam Shrine houses the historically important shrine of Shiekh Zain-ud-din (RA), from the 15th century A.D. for which it is known all over Kashmir. Shiekh Zain-ud-din was one of the chief disciples of Kashmir’s leading Reshi, Shiekh Noor-ud-din. Aishmuqam town’s hills have also been home to Hazrat Zain ud din Wali shrine, which is a main attraction for followers of every religion.

It is said that Hazrat Zain ud din Wali also known as Zain Shah Sahib, confined himself in the cave to preach about Allah, who dedicated his entire life to Allah. Tourists can visit this site, around the annual Urs and Zool that marks the triumph.
3 Amarnath cave is a Hindu shrine located in Jammu and Kashmir, India. The cave is situated at an altitude of 3,888 m (12,756 ft), about 141 km (88 mi) from Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir and reached through Pahalgam town. The shrine forms an important part of Hinduism,and is considered to be one of the holiest shrines in Hinduism. The cave is surrounded by snowy mountains. The cave itself is covered with snow most of the year except for a short period of time in summer when it is open for pilgrims. Hundreds of thousands of Hindu devotees make an annual pilgrimage to the Amarnath cave across challenging mountainous terrain. The Amarnath temple is one of 18 Maha Shakti Peethas, or "Grand Shakti Peethas" – highly revered temples throughout South Asia that commemorate the location of fallen body parts of the Hindu deity Sati.


2 Kokernag is a sub-district town and a notified area committee in Breng Valley (The Golden Crown of Kashmir), Anantnag district in the Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir. The place is known for its gardens, pristine fresh water springs and rainbow trout farms. It is 25.3 km from Anantnag via NH244.It is one of the most popular weekend getaways from the state capital Srinagar.
1 Pahalgam is a tourist town and a notified area committee in Anantnag district of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It is a popular tourist destination and hill station. Its lush green meadows and pristine waters attract thousands of tourists from all over the world each year. [1] It is located 45 kilometres (28 mi) from Anantnag on the banks of Lidder River at an altitude of 7,200 feet (2,200 m). Pahalgam is the headquarters of one of the five tehsils of Anantnag district. Pahalgam is associated with the annual Amarnath Yatra. Chandanwari, located 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) from Pahalgam is the starting point of the yatra that takes place every year in the months of July–August.