Dal Lake in Srinagar is popular tourist destination. The lake is known for its scenic beauty and the floating markets. Set against the beautiful backdrop of beautiful mountains, this colorful market is a must-visit if you are visiting Srinagar. The floating vegetable market is a popular tourist attraction and is often compared to the floating market in Vietnam.
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The vegetables are grown by locals in their small floating gardens in the natural wetlands of Srinagar and sold on the lake on shikaras. This wholesale vegetable market starts its business at 5 am and it goes on till 7 am. The left over vegetables are then taken to the street markets.
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BEST TIME TO VISIT SRINAGAR
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