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Floating Vegetable Market

Open today: 4:00 am - 7:00 am
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Interesting and unique

For people living in bigger cities this is something very unique and interesting. People coming in... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Mumbai, India
Good for photography enthusiasts

A good way to experience the local life of people living on the Dal Lake. If you are a photography... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mumbai, India
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Reviewed yesterday

For people living in bigger cities this is something very unique and interesting. People coming in their boats and buying vegetables is something very nice to watch.

Thank simplyshoeb
Reviewed 1 week ago

A good way to experience the local life of people living on the Dal Lake. If you are a photography enthusiast, go for the early morning shikara ride.

Thank Dipanwiita
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great to be out on a Shikara at dawn and market was interesting although also a bit of a trap with lots of boats aimed at selling to tourists. Avoid the. "Offers" to visit carpet dealers on the lake as there are better places in...More

Thank mark10r
Reviewed 7 September 2018

The Floating Vegetable Market of Srinagar, is a place where Kashmiris living within the lake buy their daily fruit and vegetable supplies. Of course, the lake is famous already for it's houseboats, but the floating market is essential for life to function within the lake. This daily...More

Thank PostcardChronicles
Reviewed 26 August 2018

its a unique market. local ppl come here with boats. and they bring homegrown vegetables here. seats mostly in the morning. u can also see a few int he afternoon too. located just beside the main road on the daal lake.

Thank Jalal I
Reviewed 16 August 2018

We left on a shikara to see this unusual market at 4.30 am from Nigeen Lake.It was a wonderful ride, before sunrise to reach the market. Exciting to see the trade going on & on the way we bought some local, freshly baked bread from...More

Thank gargi28
Reviewed 2 August 2018

The Floating Vegetable Market in Dal lake is basically a demarcated area in Dal lake where people on boats sell their vegetables, fruits and flowers. Most of the Shikaras take the tourists to visit this unique market. Its is a different experience as perhaps this...More

Thank ParwathiH
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Dal Lake is famous for house boats, where lot of tourists stay for days and this floating market matches their daily needs of fresh fruits and vegetables. Prices are obviously higher than the regular city shops, however, it is a great experience to buy things...More

Reviewed 16 July 2018

It's a place to visit if you want to observe how life goes on for an local Kashmiri, and its also a great place for photography.Beautiful captures from the place.What a life they lead! I hope to visit some day.

Thank Navin S
Reviewed 20 June 2018

The floating sikaras with vegitables, flowers, fruits and ice creams is a common view in Dal Lake. Vegitables are also grown in Dal Lake which is unique.

Thank sanjay a
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Response from Jalal I | Reviewed this property |
october is yes and, yes, it is worth in morning. not sure in November, locals can answer better,