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Pulwama

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Ideal duration: 1-2 days

Nearest Airport: Srinagar Check Flights

"The Delight of Kashmir"

Pulwama Tourism

Pulwama is a small town in Pulwama district in the northern state of Jammu and Kashmir. Situated at a distance of 25 km from Srinagar, Pulwama is the 6th largest city in the state. Popularly known as the "Anand of Kashmir" loosely translated to the delight of Kashmir, this place has apple orchards, waterfalls, natural springs and scenic valleys. The city is otherwise famous for the numerous opportunities for adventure junkies, like mountaineering and trekking in summers and skiing and snowboarding in winters.

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Anand of Kashmir

Pulwama is often called the "Anand of Kashmir" or "Dudha-Kul of Kashmir" owing to its high milk production. Pulwama came into existence in the year 1979 in the larger interests of the maintenance of law and order, closer supervision, more effective control and above all to ensure balanced development of the area. Pulwama comprises 550 villages that have been take under one legislation.

Restaurants and Local Food in Pulwama

With not many restaurants to eat luxurious food, Pulwama has decent dhabas serving hot Indian cuisine. Some of the local specialities include the popular Wazwan( royal multi course meal with thirty-six courses. ), Tujji (mutton tikka or mutton seekh kebab) , Qabargaah (Fried Rack of Lamb; The Kashmiri Muslims refer to this same exact dish as "Tabakh maaz"), Modur Pulaav (Sweet Pulao, usually as a dessert) and Muj Gaad (Fish with Radish)
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Suggested Itinerary

Arrive, check-in and rest. Then visit the Huda Complex, Avantishwar Temple and Aharbal Waterfalls.

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Holidify's Opinion

What's Great?

Serene snow capped hill station.

What's Not So Great?

Winters can be harsh. Difficult to access.

For Whom?

Pulwama is a great hill station for a getaway for those living in North India.

How To Reach Pulwama

Located at a distance of around 40 km from Srinagar, there are buses and taxis available at reasonable prices.

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Devyani Chandra 1 year ago
- Due to frequent clashes and riots, one must be careful when travelling in this town.
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