In addition to the natural scenic beauty of the region, Kashmir is also know as “ the land of Saint” these note able figures had devoted their whole lives to the propagation of teaching of Islam. Hazrat Sharf Uddin Abdul Rehman knows as Bullbul Shah (R.A) had come to Kashmir along with other religious scholars who started preaching Islam in the surrounding areas. Hazarat Ameer Kabir Syed Ali Hamidani played Pivotal role in spreading and illuminating teelings of the Islam. Thus the essence Islam reached for the flung regions of Kashmir also and gave revolutionary ideological changes among the common people. Keeping in view of the above stated historical significance of these spiritual figures/ bumps of the regions this brochure is an effort to cater to the needs of tourist/Zaieereen followers to the region.
LIST TOURIST REST HOUSES/Huts IN AZAD KASHMIR
S.# Location Status Total Rooms (attach bath)
1 Fort, Muzaffarabad Tourist Rest House 8
2 Saran (Pirchinassi) Tourist Rest House 4
3 Shaheed Gali Tourist Rest House 3
4 Patikka Tourist Rest House 3
NEELUM VALLEY :
1 Salkhala Angler’s Huts (3 N0s) 4
Located at a distance of 19 Km from Muzaffarabad, it is a gateway to Neelum valley and can be the first journey break on the way. A mini zoo and a fish hatchery have turned the place into a site of diversions. AJK Tourism Department has constructed a Tourist Rest House here,
Historical tourist lodge Barsalla is located at a distance of 100 kilometer from Islamabad and 40 kilometers from Muree. On the way to Muzaffarabad via Muree Kohala, it is only 3 kilo meters for from Kohala Bridge that is entry point in AJK.The historical importance of this lodge which was built in Dograa’s rule, is that, in 1944 Quaid-e-Azam, founder of Pakistan stayed here when he was returning from Seri Nager.
AZAD JAMMU & KASHMIR HISTORY: On the termination of British rule over the Sub-Continent two independent States, Pakistan and India emerged in August 1947. In view of geographical, religious and historical links the people of Jammu & Kashmir State demanded freedom from the rule of...