Achabal Gardens, also referred as ‘the places of the princess’, is a small Mughal Garden located in Achabal, a town in Anantnag district of Kashmir valley. Lies at a distance of 58 km south of Srinagar, this garden is considered as one of the best Mughal Garden in India. It is believed to be built by Mughal Empress Nur Jahan, wife of Emperor Jahangir. Later, the garden was rebuilt on smaller scale by Dogra King Gulab Singh. The most attractive feature of the garden is that it is watered by one of the sacred mountain spring of the neighboring hill. The fountains in water springs of the garden represent a romantic history of the ancient era. Resting at a foot of a Himalayan hill, Achabal Gardens covers an area of 6.20 hectares. Rows of majestic Chinar trees offer captivating views of the garden. The stepped terraces, fountains, waterfalls, sparkling shrubs and flowers add to the beauty of the Garden.