Jammu and Kashmir, is known as paradise on earth. In the seventeenth century the Mughal emperor Jahangir set his eyes on the valley of Kashmir and said that "Agar firdaus, barruhe zamin ast, hamin asto, hamin asto, hamin ast." if there is paradise anywhere on the earth, it is here,it is here, it is here. While living in a houseboat on the mesmerizing Dal Lake / Nigeen Lake / River Jhelum / Chinar Bagh. In Jammu and Kashmir the most important tourist places are: old and new city of Srinagar, the Mughal Gardens, Tulip Garden, Gulmarg, Pahalgham, Sonamarg, Yousmarg, Doodipathri, and Bangus valley etc. Some areas require a special permit for non-Indians to visit.