shrine belongs to a Sufi saint named
Sheikh Hamza Makhdoomi
. This shrine is popularly known as Makhdoom Sahib
. The shrine is situated on the
south side of the Hari Parbat hill
. The shrine offers you a view of the whole Srinagar if you reach the top of Makhdoom Sahib
People who visit here have to take almost 80 stairs to reach up to the main shrine. He is also known as
Sultaan-ul-Aarifeen. Most of the time the shrine is filled with locals, but some visitors also visit there to meet their beliefs.
Hazrat sultan is believed to have some saintly powers and people began to follow him because of it. He had got many devotees even after his death, for the shrine is popular for granting wishes of them. People who get what they have asked for at the shrine, revisit here to maintain their strong belief.
On the birthdate of Hazrat Sultan, people came here with a great flow who follow the teachings of the saint. If you are planning your trip to Kashmir and you are truly a devotee then you must visit here. The cab booked under the package by Duke Kashmir Travels can take you there comfortably and guide you throughout the visit.
How to reach:-
From the Srinagar international airport, it will take you almost 40 minutes to reach the grounds of Hari Parbat hill.
If traveling from Jammu, it will take you almost 8 hours and 30 minutes to reach here.