Amarnath is one of the most popular sacred places in India. It is situated at an elevation of around 4,175 m in the Himalayas. This pilgrimage centre is popular for the holy cave of Amaranth, which is believed to be the home of Lord Shiva, Goddess Parvathi and Lord Ganesha. As per the legend, Lord Shiva narrated stories behind the construction of this cave and explained various secrets of his life to Goddess Parvathi. This ancient cave is located at an altitude of about 3,888 m and is around 5,000 years old. It has ice formations, denoting Goddess Parvathi and Lord Ganesha along with a Shiva Linga.
Srinagar - Ladakh Highway, Sonamarg, Jammu and Kashmir 191203