Jammu and Kashmir is a contested Himalayan region between India and Pakistan, sharing borders with India's Himachal Pradesh state, Pakistan and China. It's an autonomous state in India and consists of three divisions: Jammu, the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh. The state's summer capital is Srinager, and its winter capital is Jammu. The region's beautiful lakes, fertile valleys and remote snow covered peaks have attracted rulers, pilgrims and travellers over the past centuries. 65% of the population is Islamic and 30% is Hindu.

Dal lake photo gallery  - 33 pictures of Dal lake
Gulmarg hill station photo gallery  - 13 pictures of Gulmarg hill station
33 photos of the Dal lake near Srinagar, famous for its Victorian houseboats
13 photos of Gulmarg, a popular ski resort in India's Jammu and Kashmir Himalayan state
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