HOW TO REACH BARAMULA? | Road / Route Map to BARAMULA From Srinagar

September 23rd, 2012| Travel.

Baramula is a town at a distance of 54 KM away from Sri Nagar, J&K. The altitude of Baramula is 1593 Mts. Baramula is situated on the banks of river Jehlum.

A great story is there behind the Baramula town. In earlier days, the Baramula was used to sweep out with Jehlum river. An engineer in Baramula, assessed that the Baramula is the highest point in the Jehlum river. Because the river is so adjacent to the town, it is used to sweep out. So, that engineer thought that, if the silt in the river is taken out, the river will not touch the town in flood time. He thought taking away of silt is not that much easy. So, he had a good plan, and threw the gold coins into the river in front of big gathering of people. And asked the people to dig the river and take the coins. People dug the river and taken away the silt to get the coins. Finally, he did the work, which helped the town to be away from floods. the same thing is using in Kashmir now-a-days also to avoid floods.

There are many sight seeing places around the Baramula. they are Wular lake (World’s biggest fresh water lake), Gulmarg, River Madhumati (can see water falls here).

More information can be get from Directorate of Information,
Jammu and Kashmir Government, Opposite Partap Park,Abhi Guzar Lal Chowk, Srinagar, Telephone No : 0194 – 2452294 ,2452437,2481980,2459172

Road / Route Map to BARAMULA From Srinagar

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Driving directions to Baramulla, Jammu and Kashmir, India
54.4 km – about 56 mins
Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir
1. Head west
0.2 km
2. Turn left
0.3 km
3. Turn right toward NH 1A
0.3 km
4. Take the 1st left toward NH 1A
0.3 km
5. Turn right at NH 1A
53.3 km
Baramulla, Jammu and Kashmir