The collapsed mountain peaks and the rubble of the four villages blocked the natural flow of the water which resulted in the creation of a natural lake stretched over an area of about 3 kms. This newly born lake was named as “Zilzaal Lake” and now it has gained great deal of popularity among tourists.
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.That particular chair is still present in this lodge on which Quaid was seated.Dograas rulers used to stay here while traveling between Rawalpindi and Serinagar. AJK government has repaired it and now it has seven rooms for tourists. In summer season cool breeze from river Jahlem gives a pleasant touch.This historical resort is a memorable place for tourists.