Gulmarg is a prime tourism location in the state of Jammu & Kashmir. Gulmarg can be best described as a land filled with beautiful flowers and serene sights. Hence, it is also known as 'Meadow of Flowers'.
Gulmarg Gondola is the second longest and second-highest cable car in the world. Divided into two phases, it ferries almost 600 people per hour to and from Apharwat Mountain. Phase 1 of Gulmarg gondola ferries people from Gulmarg Resort to Kongdoori Station.
Apharwat Peak in Gulmarg is one of the most breathtaking places in the Himalayas. Remotely positioned near the LOC with Pakistan, the region receives heavy rainfall and is covered in snow for most of the year. The peak is where winter sports take place.
The Maharani Temple of Gulmarg is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Also known as the Rani Temple or Mohineshwar Shivalaya, it is popular as the spot where the famous Bollywood song "Jai Jai Shiv Shankar" was shot.
In the Tangmarg tehsil of Gulmarg, Baramulla, the Drung Waterfall is a very well-liked tourist destination. A cascading waterfall surrounded by majestic mountains freezes over completely in the winter because of the bitterly cold temperatures.
Strawberry Valley is a hidden gem in Gulmarg, untapped by tourists and still retaining its nascent beauty and charm. The verdant meadows with emerging red strawberries resemble a scene from the Garden of Eden.
The Saint Mary's Church in Gulmarg is a magnificent example of Victorian architecture that is still standing strong after more than a century. It is close to the golf course. The church, which is only reachable by foot, is renowned for its stained-glass artwork.
Nearly 13 kilometres (km) separate Tangmarg from Gulmarg in Kashmir's Baramulla district. The top sights in this tiny hamlet, which is known as the entrance to Gulmarg, include Baba Reshi Shrine, Ningle Nallah, Baderkoot, and Gogaldara, among others.
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