Places to visit & Things to do in Muzaffarabad

  • July 31, 2010


The Red fort Muzaffarabad is a witness to the ancient history of this great city. Muzaffarabad Fort, generally known as Red Fort, traces back a chequered history. It is said that construction of the Fort was .initially taken up by the Chuk rulers to counter the offensives of the intruders. However, Sultan Muzaffarabad Khan, the founder of Muzaffarabad town, finally completed it in 1646. During the

Mughal rule in Kashmir this Fort lost its importance, as they were more interested in other parts of their empire. But when Durrani’s took over the rule of this area, it again came into limelight and its importance was recovered. Afterwards during the Dogra rule of Maharaja Ghulab Singh and Maharaja Ranbir Singh, the Fort was reconstructed and extended according to their political and militarily requirements. However, towards the end of 1947, the Dogra’s fled away leaving the fort wide open to anybody. Since then it has braved devastating floods, ravage: of time, and other hazards to project its inherent glory and Historical background. You can visit Neelum Valley, Jhelum Valley, Chikar, Zilzaal lake, Sudhan Gali, Ganga Choti, Sri Kot, Balakot by staying in Muzaffarabad.

Muzaffarabad is the capital of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK). It is located in the Muzaffarabad District on the banks of the Jhelum River. The city has a population of about 302,000 (2017) and is the 19th largest city of Pakistan. Muzaffarabad is also one of the 10th largest cities of Azad Kashmir.

Muzaffarabad was founded in 1646 by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. The city was named after the Emperor, Muzaffar Khan. The city was the capital of the princely state of Jammu and Kashmir from 1846 until 1947, when the state was annexed by India.

Muzaffarabad is a picturesque city with many historical landmarks. The Muzaffarabad Fort is one of the most famous landmarks in the city. It was built in 1646 by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. The fort is located

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