Pulwama ‘Rice Bowl of Kashmir’


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Pulwama ‘Rice Bowl of Kashmir’

Pulwama is an agriculturally rich district of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Formerly known as Pulwama ‘Panvangam’ or ‘Pulgam’, Pulwama was ruled by the Mughals in the 16th century while Afghans took power in the 19th century. Some of the picturesque and scenic spots in Pulwama are surrounded by mountains, ancient waterfalls and unique valleys. You will find mesmerizing views in Pulwama.

Pulwama ‘Rice Bowl of Kashmir’

How to reach Pulwama

By Air: The nearest airport to Pulwama is located in Srinagar which is about 37 km from this city. Regular cab services are available from the airport.
By Rail: The nearest railhead is Jammu Tawi railway station located in Jammu city at a distance of 281 km from the city.
By Road: Pulwama is well connected to other major cities of India through roads. Bus service is available from the bus terminal located in the city center. If you want to travel by road, then you can reach your own car or vehicle on rent.

Tourists can come to visit Pulwama

The right time to visit Pulwama is pleasant throughout the year due to which tourists can come to visit Pulwama at any time of the year. The temperature here ranges from 15 ° C to 20 ° C on an average.

Beauty of Pulwama, Kashmir


At one time the nobles of the country used to come to this place to hunt. Shikargarh region was expanded by the last ruler of the state of Jammu and Kashmir and this place is full of wildlife and flora. The area is surrounded by dense forests and is situated at an altitude of 2130 meters above sea level. Shikargarh, situated on the summit of Vasturwan and Kherav mountains, is famous as a picnic spot for the locals.

Waterfalls in Lavama district-

There are several undulating waterfalls in Lavama district, one of which is the Aharbal Falls. It is very important to see this waterfall when you come to Pulwama because its natural beauty will settle in your heart. Tourists love the fast flowing waterfall at a height of 25 meters from a narrow ghat in a valley surrounded by dense pine and deodar trees in the Pir Panjal mountain ranges. The streams coming out of the dense forest appear to be silver.

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