In the Srinagar District, on the Takht-e-Sulmaan hill, and at the height of 1100 feet above the surface level, there is the most famous and highly auspicious Shankaracharya temple. This ancient temple is the perfect example of what real architectural beauty is. This holy temple is in the name of Lord Shiva. It is at a distance of about 63 Km from Amarnath. Along with having natural beauty, this place is equally advanced in terms of Divine beauty, and spiritual attraction. This most attractive temple belongs to the period of the Great Ashoka. As per belief, his son built this temple. There is no entry fee to visit this temple, however, but you may visit here anytime between 8 Am to 5 Pm. Shankaracharya, who was a great Mahant in India, when visiting in Srinagar, stayed here for a long. Therefore, this temple got the name Shankracharya temple.