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1. Aharbal Waterfall

Aharbal Waterfall
Must visit 3.5 /5

27 km
from city center
1 out of 10
places to visit in Pulwama

35km away from the Jama Masjid Shopian, the waters of River Vishav, create one of the most majestic of waterfalls in the modest town of Pulwama. The waterfall has scenic surroundings comprising of thick fir forests, making it one of the attractions which leaves it visitors fascinated enough to spend a good hour or two here.

2. Tarsar and Marsar Lake

Tarsar and Marsar Lake
3.1 /5

38 km
from city center
2 out of 10
places to visit in Pulwama

About 3km and 5km respectively from the village of Nagberan, Tarsar and Marsar are two beautiful lakes in the Pulwama district, that find themselves tied to instances of the folklores of Kashmir.

3. Kungwattan

3.1 /5

30 km
from city center
3 out of 10
places to visit in Pulwama

Situated 8 km away from the Aharbal Waterfalls, isolated and untouched from human intervention, Kungwattan is a meadow at a height of 8, 400km. From Kungwattan a walk through thick forests lead to Mahinag at 9, 800 feet.

4. Jama Masjid Shopian

Jama Masjid Shopian
3.1 /5

16 km
from city center
4 out of 10
places to visit in Pulwama

On way to Mughal road across Pir Panjal, the Jama Masjid Shopian mosque was once an important stopover. Built during the Mughal era, its was considered as the waypoint for all Mughals on way to Kashmir and back. Today too, it continues be a prominent landmark and attraction.

5. Kounsarnag Lake

Kounsarnag Lake
3.1 /5

41 km
from city center
5 out of 10
places to visit in Pulwama

Located amidst the Panjal mountains to the south of Kashmir, at 4000m above sea level, the Kounsar lake finds itself frozen even during the summer months. The Vishav is fed by the Kaunsarnag lake which is about 3 km long. It joins the Jhelum below Bijbehara.

6. Avantishwar Temple

Avantishwar Temple
3.1 /5

12 km
from city center
6 out of 10
places to visit in Pulwama

A signification monument in Pulwama, this temple is situated in Jawbrari Village of the district and is said to have been built by Raja Awanti Varma, in the 9th Century AD. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva.

7. Hurpora

3.1 /5

22 km
from city center
7 out of 10
places to visit in Pulwama

A scenic view point, Hurpora is situated at a distance of 12 km from the Jama Masjid Shopian. It lies on the Mughal road to Pir Panjal can be accessed easily by cars.

8. Payer Temple

Payer Temple
3.1 /5

4 km
from city center
8 out of 10
places to visit in Pulwama

One of the most popular religious attractions of Pulwama, the Payer Temple is situated 3 km south of Pulwama. This temple is also referred as the Payech Temple by travelers.

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9. Asar Sharief Pinjoora

Asar Sharief Pinjoora
3.1 /5

27 km
from city center
9 out of 10
places to visit in Pulwama

Amongst various other temples and religious sites in this district, Asar Sharif Pinjoora is highly revered. Situated 12 km from the town, this shrine is the home to relics of Prophet Mohammed which is displayed to public on special occasions.

10. Shopping in Pulwama

Shopping in Pulwama
3.0 /5

0 km
from city center
10 out of 10
places to visit in Pulwama

Pulwama is known for its saffron cultivation. Hence, one can take back home some fresh and exquisite saffron from here.

FAQs on Pulwama

Can you suggest an itinerary for Pulwama?

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

How can I commute within Pulwama?

This town is well connected and finding a bus, auto or taxi is not a difficulty during daytime.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Pulwama?

The top sightseeing places in Pulwama are Aharbal Waterfall, Tarsar and Marsar Lake, Kungwattan, Jama Masjid Shopian, Kounsarnag Lake, Avantishwar Temple.

What are the top hotels in Pulwama?

There are 249 Hotels in Pulwama which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Pulwama are Young Shahzada Group of Houseboats, Sikandra Palace Group Of Houseboats, Lake Victoria Group of House Boat, Dilaram Guest House, Gulab Resort, Badyari Palace Group of House boats. You can see all the hotels in Pulwama here
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