Splendid Places

Nangali Sahib Gurudwara

Gurudwara Nangali Sahib is situated in the lap of a picturesque hill and on the bank of Drungali Nallah. It is about 4 kms from Poonch town in Poonch district, which is the smallest of the 14 districts of Jammu & Kashmir State. It is one of the oldest shrines of the Sikhs in Northern India. Presently the Gurudwara complex consists of the main Gurdwara building, a Guru ka Langar free community kitchen and about 70 guest rooms. Large numbers of devotees from varying faiths visit this shrine from all over the country and world yearly.

Swami Budha Amarnath Ji Mandir

The Swami Budha Amarnath Ji Mandir is located at a distance of 25 km to the North East of Poonch. The temple is situated in between the Pir Panchal Range on the confluence of two streams, Nallah Gagri and Pulsta Nadi. The temple of Swami Buddha Amarnath Ji is made of a big stone.

The temple has four doors i.e. to the North, East, West and South, which defines that the shrine is open for all four castes. The temple houses a natural Shiva Lingam made of a white stone. Besides that, there are other idols placed by local people. The spring around the temple is considered as the holy spring, in which pilgrims take bath before entering the temple.

A Mela Swami Budha Amarnath Ji festival is celebrated here annually on the day of Raksha Bandhan. Before this fair, a congregation is organised here on Dashnami Akhara Poonch, in which Havan and Pooja of Chhari Mubarak is performed.

Noor-e-Chamb Waterfall

Noor-e-Chamb waterfall is at a height of 8,600 feet, one of the major attractions of this place. There is a bridge in front of the waterfall, which is used by tourists to see the waterfall. There is a trail that leads to the mouth of the waterfall. This trail also takes visitors to an old temple. The name of this water fall was derived from the name of Mughal queen Noor Jahan. The water fall is situated close to the Behram Galla.

Nandishool Waterfall

Nandishool waterfall is located at a distance of 6 km from Sultan Pathri and 12 km from Loran. The height of this water fall is around 150 feet. The water fall originates from Pir Panchal and falls into a glacier.