- Agriculture is the main pillar of the economy in Kashmir, but tourism has been rising in recent years and now Kashmir is one of the top tourist destinations in India. Despite this, Kashmir is also one of the most militarized zones in the world. Learn more about the northernmost province of India here.
- Kashmir’s most famous export is saffron. This valuable spice is grown commercially in Iran, Spain, and India, but Kashmir’s is thought to be the best. Harvested from the crocus flower, saffron costs about $6,500 per pound. More pictures and information about Kashmiri can be found here.
Stay tuned for news of Global Citizen Journey’s next adventure to Kashmir, India!