The shrine of
is dedicated to a Sufi saint named Sheikh Noor-ud-din Noorani (r.a). Charar-i-Sharief
is situated in the district of Budgam, 30 km far from Srinagar. On the way to Yousmarg, you can visit this shrine. Charar-i-Sharief
is one of the oldest shrines in Kashmir, almost 600 years ago the shrine was built, in memory of Nund Resh.
Sheikh sahib during his lifetime come up with the knowledge and importance of silk to the valley of Kashmir. He preached Islam through his poetry. On the birth date of Sheikh Noor-ud-Din Noorani (r.a), Urs is celebrated and a large number of people come here with great religious faith.
The shrine was badly destroyed in 1995 but reconstructed in some years. The cab booked under the package by
Duke Kashmir travels can take you there. The best time to visit is from March-October, as the roads remain blocked in winters due to the heavy snowfall.
Besides the shrine, the market of Chrari Sharief is famous for Kashmiri handicrafts like crewel embroidery, kangri weaving, and various varieties of dried fruits including apples, apricots, and many more.
If you are planning your
Kashmir trip, make sure you visit this place to witness the most historic shrine of the valley and booking your
Kashmir holiday package with Duke Kashmir travels will make it more memorable.
How to reach:-
From the Srinagar international airport, it will take you almost 1 hour and 15 minutes, which is a distance of 28 km.
If traveling from Jammu, this route will take you 8 hours and 40 minutes, which is a distance of almost 283 km.