is the 2nd oldest Imam Baras in Kashmir and is a world famous place of mourning and worship of one million shia population of J&K
Hassanabad situated in south west of city centre Lal Chowk.
The Imam Bargah is surrounded by world famous Hazratbal
shrine one side, Temple of Mata Sharka Devi and Gurdawara Chatti Padshahi on other side. Hassanabad was a developed city during the Moughal Rule period and the Imam Bara is surrounded by Moughal Graveyard "Baba Mazar" which is the resting place of a number of Kashmir
Lumaneries i.e Baba Ali, Syed Mirza Shah , the great persian poet of 17th century "Mulah Abdul Gani" and famous poet of Kashmiri
Marsia "Hab Saheb Mullah". Budgam Imambara
Known as one of the prime religious attractions of Jammu & Kashmir Imambara
Budgam is located in the Budgam district of the state. A shrine meant for the Shia sect of Muslim community,
Budgam stands as a symbol of immense respect and faith in the valley.
Boasting of a magnificent architectural acumen,
Budgam comprises of five entry points one of which is specially made for the women followers. Built in 1857,
Budgam can be seen in the shape of an octagon. Influence of the Indo-Iranian construction skill is quite evident in the interior premises of
The Shiiete Muslim communities of the state of Jammu & Kashmir
Budgam as an important religious place. The followers are frequently found in
Budgam who gather there to pay their homage and seek blessings of the Almighty. During the local festivals of Muslim groups in Kashmir
Budgam is visited by large number of people who come to offer their prayers to the feet of the ultimate divine power.
The diversity of places under the Jammu & Kashmir
pilgrim tourism is quite enthralling.
Budgam is one such enticing pilgrim spot of the state which claims reverence not only from the followers of Islamic faith but also from all those who believe in other religions. As an ancient pilgrim spot of Jammu & Kashmir
Budgam has become a subject of prime interest for historians too.
The governing body of Budgam district takes every initiative time and gain that can enhance the footfalls in the shrine
Our many Kashmir tours include visit to these religious places.