Situated on the west portion of Dal Lake, Nasim Bagh is one of the major tourist destinations. It was constructed by the great Mughal Emperor Akbar who, himself, was a big nature lover. This picturesque park is blessed with a number of trees of Chinar. Built in 1586, the garden acts as a perfect example of spectacular natural beauty and marvelous architectural design.
One can have the treat of exploring nature and its mysteries. Known for the panoramic views of the Dal Lake that it provides, Nasim Bagh is an enchanting getaway that is a perfect recluse for the visitors. The garden also provide the camping facilities to the tourists. Hazratbal shrine is located at a short distance from the garden. Also known by the names of "garden of tepid airs", "park of morning breeze", this garden has the distinction of having more than 1200 Chinar trees. The garden is considered one of the oldest marvels of the Mughal period.
These days, the park is closed for general public. In fact, it now acts as an engineering college. But one can still visit the premises by taking prior permission form the authorities. An abode of seclusion and peaceful environment, Nasim Bagh is one of the enchanting places of Jammu and Kashmir.
The presence of enormous number of chinar trees has made the college authorities to develop it into a chinar heritage park and restore its old grandeur and glory. Steps have been taken to preserve this abode of heaven in its original form.