Verinag is located at a height of 1,876 m. It is believed that the Verinag spring in Kashmir is the chief source of the river Jhelum. There is an octagonal base at the spring, surrounded by a covered passage. The Mughal Emperor Jehangir started the construction work on both the base as well as the arcade. It was during the reign of Emperor Shah Jahan that the work got completed. There are remains of Mughal pavilion and baths in Verinag , down the stream to the east. The Verinag Spring, named after Nila Nag, the son of the famous Hindu sage Kashyap Rishi, to whom, goes the credit of establishing the territory of Jammu and Kashmir is one of the principle tourist attractions of a tour to Verinag . the spring, which was originally shaped in a circular form was given a change of shape during the reign of the Mughal Emperor Jahangir in 1620, when he gave orders to renovate the spring in the Mughal traditional shape of an octagon.
Sightseeing of Verinag,
Pir Panjal Range
The Pir Panjal pass lies to the west of Srinagar. The Banihal pass (2,832 m) lies at the head of the Jhelum River at the southern end of the Kashmir valley. Banihal and Qazigund lie on either side of the pass.
Kapran is a Village in Shahabad Tehsil in Anantnag District of Jammu & Kashmir State. It is located 21 km towards south from district headquarter of Anantnag, 79 Km from the State capital Srinagar.Kapran is surrounded by Qazigund tehsil towards west, Achabal tehsil towards the north, Pahloo tehsil towards nort , Banihal tehsil towards south. Anantnag , Udhampur , Srinagar , Rajauri are the nearby cities to Kapran.