J&K: Record number of tourists visit Srinagar’s tulip garden


The fame of Asia’s largest tulip garden, situated on the banks of the Dal lake here, has reached far-away countries like Argentina as a record 3.7 lakh tourists, including foreigners, visited it this season.

The Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden, which was earlier known as Siraj Bagh, has drawn tourists from all over the country and abroad, Inam-ur Rehman, the in-charge of the garden, told.

“Today was the 32nd day of the tulip show. More than 3.7 lakh tourists have visited the tulip garden so far, of whom more than three lakh were domestic tourists. The response of foreign tourists has also been very good as more than 3,000 of them visited the garden,” Rehman said on Friday.