Places to visit in Mirpur Azad Kashmir

Mirpur Azad Kashmir a place for tourists to visit in winters, Mangla DAM Mirpur attracts thousands of tourist each year for boating, fishing, Ramkot Fort.

Things to do in Mirpur AJK :

  1.  Boating in Mangla DAM

Mangla DAM offers water sports like Jet Skiing, water bikes, boating is considered as first thing to do at Mangla DAM Mirpur. Manila water sport club offers locals and foreign tourists to boat at MANGLA DAM.

boating-at-mangla-dam

boating-at-mangla-dam

 2.  BBQ & Fishing at Mangla DAM 

Hot destination for live B.B.Q and grilled fish in winters is Mirpur. Families and friends first choice to BBQ over DAM at boat because they are offering the best fresh fish and it’s love to taste and sight.

fish Bbq at mangla dam mirpur


fish Bbq at mangla dam mirpur

       3. RAMKOT FORT MIRPUR

Ramkot Fort is accessible by a 15 minute boat ride from Manila water sports club. Ramkot Fort stands on the summit of a hill in Mirpur, Pakistan. It is surrounded on three sides by the Jhelum river. It was likely built no earlier than the late 16th century following the Mughal emperor Akbar’s visit to Kashmir in 1589. At present it stands just inside the boundaries of Jammu and Kashmir in an area controlled by Pakistan. Excavations at the fort have uncovered the remains of a Hindu temple and relics from the 5th through the 9th centuries. However, the chronology of the fort’s construction and even its age remain open questions. Although maintenance of the fort is nominally in the hands of the Azad Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Department very little has been done to preserve this historic site.

ramkot-fort-mirpur

ramkot-fort-mirpur

     4. Night Life of Mirpur

Full moon light and party in Mirpur AJK incredible thing to do, as Mirpur is always remained busiest at night offering delicious food ,cultural and non cultural activities.

mirpur at night

mirpur at night by Jam Saqi

Places to visit in Mirpur Azad Kashmir

  • Boats at Mangla DAM
  • B.b.q and fishing at boat
  • visit to Ramkot fort
  • Night life of Mirpur

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KHARI SHARIF MIRPUR AZAD KASHMIR

Khari Sharif is a famous place in Mirpur, Azad Kashmir. It exists between Mirpur and river Jhelum and an agricultural land. Khari Sharif consists of about 80 villages. Its distance from Mirpur city is 8 kilometres and it is famous for the Shrines of two renowned Sufi Saints; Peer-e-Shah Ghazi (Qalandar Dumriyan Wali Sarkar) and Mian Muhammad Bux. Mian Muhammad Bux was not only a Sufi Saint of Qadri descendant but also a prominent poet of Punjabi and Pahari Languages, particularly he is an acclaimed poet of the legendry folklore “Saif-ul-Malook”. Din Muhammad was Khalifa of Dumriyan Wali Sarkar and in the downstream his Khalifa was Mian Shams-Ud-Din, who had three sons, namely Mian Bahaval Bux, Mian Muhammad Bux and Mian Ali Bux. The ancestors of Mian Muhammad Bux migrated from Gujarat, Pakistan to Mirpur, Azad Kashmir and got settled there. He belongs to the Gujjar Tribe and his sub-cast was Poswal. “Poswal” is the origin of the Arabic word “Boswal”, which means “one who asks questions”.

Mian Muhammad Bux, who wrote the famous folklore Saif-ul-Malook, is buried there in Khari Sharif. Saif-ul-Malook is a tale of a Prince who fell in love with a fairy called Badi-U-Jamal whom he saw in a dream. It is a series of chronicles of his journey, in search of the fairy and the spiritual lessons as well. Saif-ul-Malook is widely read and appreciated in all over Azad Jammu & Kashmir and Pakistan. A Council is working for the progress of Mian Muhammad Bux Poetry, specifically the Saif-ul-Malook.

Author: Fehmeeda Farid Khan

khari Sharif Mirpur

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