Verinag, at a height of 1,876 m, One of the largest springs in India, lies in the Kothar district OF Jammu -Kashmir.
Verinag is named after Nila Nag, the son of the wise saint, Kashyap Rishi, who reclaimed the Kashmir valley, the original shape of this spring was in the circular form of a kund. In 1620, the Emperor Jahangir had the shape changed into the traditional Mughal octagonal.
The lawns around the spring are a beautifully manicured green and banks are of massed flowers.
Nearest airport is Srinagar Airport.RAIL
Nearest rail stations are Udhampur and Jammu (215 km).ROAD
78 km from Srinagar.
Buses and taxis and cars are available for all the tourists destinations.