Martand, dubbed as the architectural lion of Kashmir, is a site of great archaeological importance, located on top of a plateau, close to the township of Anantnag
, in Jammu and Kashmir
. It has the most impressive ancient ruins in Kashmir.
Major point of attraction here is the ancient Martand Temple, dedicated to Surya. Its stunning architecture reveals the glorious past of the area.
Martand is about 64 km from Srinagar.