AJK District Bhimber Profile General Knowledge

AJK District Bhimber Profile General Knowledge
Bhimber, administratively declared as an independent district in 1996, was a sub division of district Mirpur. This district is very rich in Archaeology and wildlife, whereas, its enchanting valleys present panoramic views to the visitors. Bhimber town is located at a distance of 50 kilometre from Mirpur and 166 kilometre from Rawalpindi. This town is connected both with Mirpur & Gujrat through all weather black top roads. All the basic amenities of life are available in Bhimber. Bhimber, the district headquarter is an old historic town, discussed by Mughal Emperor, "Jahangir" in his book "Tuzk-e-Jahangir". It falls on the route that was followed by the Mughal Emperors for their frequent visits to the Kashmir Valley.

This scenic spot is situated at 17 Kilometre from Bhinmber and 67 Kilometre from Mirpur having a panoramic view. In addition this area is well known for the shrine of Baba Shadi Shaheed . A rest house for visitors provided by AJK Tourism Department. Baghsar, 975 meters in elevation, is an ideal tourist resort in the Samahni valley. The Sar, local name for lake, is nearly half Kilometer long sheet of crystal clear water that sooths the sense of a tourist after a 64 Kilometer journey from Gujrat via Bhimber.

On the top of hill is the famous Mughal fort over-looking the lake that adds grandeur to the whole area. As four storied massive structure of granite is a feat of Mughal engineering that has strode the ravages of time. It has also played important roles in history during the times of Ahmad Shah Abdali, Rangit Singh and Ghulab Singh. It is said that emperor Jhangir on his way back from Kashmir fell ill and ultimately expired in this fort.

  • BHIMBER
  • BAGHSAR
  • JANDI CHONTRA 
 hirnber, administratively declared as an Independent district in 1996, was a sub division of district Mirpur. This district is very rich in Archaeology arid wildlife, whereas, it’s enchanting valleys present panoramic views to the visitors.
  • Bhimber
  • Baghsar
  • Jandi Chontra
Bhimber
Bhimher, the district headquarter is an old historical town, discussed by Mughal Emperor, “Jahangir” In his book “Tuzh-eJaharigiri”. It fails on the route that was followed by the Mughal Emperors for their frequent visits to the Kashmir Valley. Bhimber town is located at a distance of 50 kilometers from Mirpur and 166 kilometers from Rawalpindi. This town is connected both with Mirpur & Gujrat through all weather black top roads. All the basic amenities of life are available in Bhimber.

Baghsar
Baghsar, 975 meters in elevation is an ideal tourist resort in the Samahni Valley. The Sar, local name for a lake is nearly half kilometer long sheet of crystal-clear water that soothes the senses of a visitor after traveling 64 kilometers journey from Gujrat via Bhimber. On the top of hill is a famous Mughal fort overlooking the lake that acids grandeur to the whole area. This four-storied massive structure of granite is a feat of Mughal engineering that has stood the ravages of time. It has also played important roles in the history during the times of Ahmad Shah Abdali, Ranjeet Sing and Gulab Sing. It is said that Emperor Jahangir on his way back from Kashmir fell Ill and ultimately expired in this Fort.

Jandi Chontra
This scenic spot is situated at 17 kilometers from Bhimber and 67 kilometers from Mirpur. Despite its panoramic views, this area is well- known due to the Shrine of Baba Shadi Shaheed nearby Jandi Chontra that values the importance of the area. A Tourist Rest House serves the tourists by providing accommodation facilities.

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