Murree

Murree (Punjabi, Urdu: مری‎, "marī", meaning "apex") is an exurb of Islamabad and the administrative centre of Murree Tehsil, in the Punjab province in Pakistan. It is in a subdivision of Rawalpindi District and includes the parts of the Margalla Hills around Islamabad. It is located in the Pir Panjal Range, some 60 km (37 mi) northeast of Islamabad and Rawalpindi via the Murree Road.

Pakistan’s most famous hill station Murree is situated along Islamabad-Kohala highway N75. During British Rule in the 19th century, its altitude was established at 7,000 feet, but its genuine height has now been determined as 7,500 ft above sea level.

Murree is one of the most going to hill station of Pakistan. For those people who live downwards to it Murree like a dream city. People from everywhere visit this wonderful hill resort to escape from the sweltering summer. Mountains covered  with rich green trees, cool air, delightful valleys and in particular fogs(clouds) on the streets embracing you with loaded with joy.

Murree is between Kashmir Point and Pindi Point. As the names recommend Kashmir point gives a panoramic perspective of snow loaded Himalaya and Pir Panjal ranges in Kashmir while the Pindi point directs national capital Islamabad and sister city Rawalpindi. At Pindi Point, one can love the ride on a Chairlift to three kilometers down to Bansragalli and enjoy the view of Hazara mountains and also Rawalpindi Islamabad. The city of Murree lies in the seven-kilometer zone. The most famous zone in the hill station is the Mall road spreading over around two kilometers in wonderful settings. Some other famous place where visitors should go:

  • The Mall Road
  • Pindi Point
  • Kashmir Point
  • Patriata
  • River Neelam
  • Kuldana
  • Darya Gali
  • Ghora Gali
  • Rawat
  • Nathiagali
  • Kalabagh point
  • Baragali
  • Ayubia

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