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, Jammu and Kashmir

  (part of Jammu region)

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Fast Facts
State: Jammu and Kashmir
Famous for/as: Historical
Poonch is a town in the state of Jammu and Kashmir and it is located in the Poonch district. It is an old city and there are records about the place dating back to the 7th century. The Poonch Valley is distinct from the Kashmir Valley and there are two roads that connect the two valleys. The city is surrounded by hills and it is one of the most scenic places in the region.

Poonch has been in existence since the time of Alexander the Great and there are few places of interest in the valley. One of the main attractions of the place is the Noori Dham, which is a waterfall of immense beauty. It is located around 45 km from the town and it is a popular tourist attraction. Remnants of a mirror are located near the waterfall and this was supposedly used by Empress Nur Jahan.

Some of the other places in the place are the Poonch Fort, Girgan Dhok, Loran, Mandi, Surankote, Nandi Sool, Dehra Gali and Behramgala. The Poonch Fort is around 350 years old and one can see different cultural influences through the architecture used in this place. The central part of the building has a Sikh type of architecture, whereas other parts have a Mughal Style of architecture. You can reach Poonch conveniently by availing Srinagar packages.
To visit and experience Jammu and Kashmir hassle-free, view tour package of kashmir.

Comments (3) Reviews (0)
It would be an honour and privilege for me to write something about poonch. i would say only one thing about poonch that it is the place in the world where u can keep your credential transparent without pricking your nail into the coffin of others.
I would pray to god that our district
make progress by leaps and bounds.
Posted by Amiitsingh 5 year, 19 days ago
i love poonch
Posted by ajmal taimori 5 year, 4 months ago
i love poonch poonch is the land of those who fight for freedom
Posted by ajmal taimori 5 year, 4 months ago

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