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Mirpur,Pakistan Travel Guide 2017

Inside the beautiful lands of Azad Kashmir lies an equally beautiful District of Mirpur. The capital district and also one of the largest cities in all of Azad Kashmir, the town is surrounded by mountains with scenic landscapes and natural beauty all around. The district is close to the industrial city of Faisalabad, Rawalpindi, Lahore and Gujranwala which is why it also has a very sound and upbeat textile, garments and cosmetics market.

The city is a very planned one, unlike many others you will see that are still only clinging on to their heritage and history for tourism. The district has modern day houses and a fair number of hotels, shopping malls and restaurants.

Must Visit Places in Mirpur

Ramkot Fort
The Ramkot Fort is a cultural heritage site of the olden days and has a lot of history attached to it. The fort is built over an old Hindu temple and is surrounded by the Jhelum River by three sides. Located near the Mangla dam, the fort is easily accessible by boat and is close to the Dadyal village.

Mangla Fort
The breathtaking views of the fort are what make this place a must visit tourist destination. Located on a high hill that overlooks the Jhelum river, the breathtaking views of the fort are a site you will not witness anywhere else.

Old Mirpur
Mirpur houses a considerable number of shrines which were unfortunately drowned by the Mangla Lake, but luckily the water levels dissipate in the months of March and April – this is the ideal time when one can actually see the shrines and can drive up to them.

Restaurants in Mirpur 

Mirpur luckily has a lot of places for food, all the foods ranging from the street vendors to the high end restaurants offers finger licking food to get the tourists keep coming back for more. The cuisines of Mirpur are similar to those of the Punjabis and the Kashmiris.

Accommodation in Mirpur

Sastaticket.pk offers a variety of budget as well as luxury hotels in Mirpur online where guests can stay at affordable prices and truly enjoy their vacations. Explore more affordable accommodation in Azad Kashmir and book now!

Transportation

Mirpur has a proper road network and has car hire service, taxis and buses available to travel to and from the city to the rest of the country.

Airport

The nearest airport from Mirpur is the Benazir Bhutto International Airport which is located at a distance of only 130 KMs by road.

 

 

 

 

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