Shrines in Neelum Valley
Neelum Valley is mainly known for its rich potential in natural beauty and experiences heavy tourists flow. However, the valley is also known for certain saints and shrines such as:
HAZRAT AL-HAJ MIAN BARKAT ULLAH (RA)
The shrine of the saint is situated at Dowrian, (106kms away from the capital city of Muzaffarabad) on Neelum Valley road. The saint is said to be an accomplished “Darvesh”. He used to observe long “chillas”(meditation prayers) at Jhag Sharif which earned him the title of “Jhagvi”. His father,Main Habib Ullah belong to the Halo Hussain tribe and was a Sufi/mystic of his time. The annual URS of the saint is observed on 20, 21, 22 October with great deal of religious fervor and solemnity.
HAZRAT MIAN NIZAM UD-DIN (RA) (KAIYAN SHRIF)
The shrine of the saint is located at koiyan shrif, a village 6kms.from kundal Shahi, Tehsil Headquarter of District Neelum. The saint is well known spiritual figures of his time were his disciples and devotees. Many miraculous tales have been attributed to the said saint. The annual URS is observed on 20th, 21st and 22nd October.