Hari Parbat Fort, JammuCurrently Open
- Address: Hari Parbat fort, Dal lake, Srinagar- 190003, Jammu, India
- Timings: 09:30 am - 05:30 pm Details
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Mosque, Religious Site, Temple, Gurudwara, Garden, View Point, Historical Site, Monument, Family And Kids, Lake, Architecture , Picnic Spot
About Hari Parbat Fort, Jammu
Hari Parbat is a historically very significant monument situated on the banks of Dal Lake in Srinagar. The presence of a Temple, A Gurudwara and a Mosque make this beautiful fort a unique destination.
Mughal emperor Akbar dreamt of a new capital Nager Nagor inside the fort on this site. Although his project remained incomplete, a fort was later built by Shuja Shah Durani in 1808.
Many legends are associated with this hill fort. The Hindus, Muslims and the Sikhs have different stories that glorify this fort. A huge pebble thrown by a goddess to crush a demon became this hill according to the Hindu legends.
Sikhism tells the tale of devoted old lady who was cremated here by Gurusahib himself whereas Muslims consider the fort sacred for the shrine of Sheikh Hamza Makhdum that is situated in the fort surroundings.
Known for the unique and spectacular architecture, Persian inscriptions can be still found on the Kathi darwaza. The fort closed for visitors for 26 years, was recently thrown open to public recently.
Mesmerizing lights and huge sprawling gardens, it is a treat to tourists that visit the city. A spectacular view of the world famous dal lake and a soothing evening tasting the local cuisine, Hari Parbat makes your day.
Hari Parbat Fort Information
- Do not enter the restricted areas.
- Pets are not allowed in the fort.
- Do not consume any intoxicants in the fort area.
- Try the local cuisine
- Maintain the sanctity of the worship places inside the fort.
Hari Parbat Fort Ticket Prices
- A pass from the tourist department is required to visit the fort.
How To reach Hari Parbat Fort by Public Transport
- Private cars
- House boats
Restaurants Near Hari Parbat Fort
- Mughal Darbar
- Shamyana Restaurant
- Cafe Robusta
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Hari Parbat Fort, Jammu Reviews
Nice place,but there is some restrictions from government,if you want see this fort so you go to pass first .
This place is occupied by CRPF which affects its beauty. It looks like a Jail not a tourist destination.
Hari Parbat is also known as Kooh-e-Sulaimaani, is a hill overlooking Srinagar, the largest city and summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir. It's centrally located to the Old City, or Down-town of Srinagar, close to Sufi-Shrines and Gurdwara of Chattipadshahi.
beautiful pace for those who always love being in nature.. calm and enchanting beauty.. one can easily say beautiful place with everlasting beauty.. truly Paradise lies here.. yu can fine MAsjid, temple, Gurudwara, Sufi Shrines and Waqf Board School here.. easily traffic available, cheapest food, what one can ask for..
The most peaceful place to be. Do feed the pigeons if you visit!