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Shrine of Baba Reshi in Gulmarg

Summer: 14°C to 30 °C 
Winter: -4 °C to 12 °C 
Monsoon: July to August

Best time to visit:  March to October

Opening Time: 09:00 a.m.
Closing Time: 05:00 p.m.
Weekly Holiday: Nil

Entry Fees for Indians Adults:  Nil
Children:  Nil
Cameras:  Nil
Video Camera:  Nil
Entry Fees for Foreign Nationals Adults:  Nil
Children:  Nil
Cameras:  Nil
Video Camera:  Nil
Shrine of Baba Reshi is a 500 year old mosque dedicated to Baba Zainuddin Reshi, an old Muslim scholar in the kingdom of Kashmir’s ruler in the 15th century. It is believed that this loyal nobleman was a saint and helped his fellow men by performing miracles to fulfill their wishes.

This shrine is located in the middle of the natural Himalayan beauty which adds serenity and tranquility to this place. The construction of this place is very old with the domination of Mughal and Persian architecture. The huge green lawn in front of the shrine can accommodate at least a thousand devotees. This mosque is especially famous for granting wishes. It is believed that the shrine helps in fulfilling the wishes of its devotees.

The place is situated at a height of 2000 meters and some other tourist destinations around this place are Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve, Durang, Ninge Nallah and Outer Circle Walk.

Road: Shrine of Baba Reshi can be reached by road very easily and comfortably. Many private and government bus services are available to reach from Srinagar (about 44 km.), Pahalgam (about 131 km.) and Awantipora (about 74 km.). Several taxis ply regularly to reach this beautiful holy place.

Railway: Srinagar Railway Station (about 58 km.) is the nearest rail head to reach Shrine of Baba Reshi comfortably. One can also reach Jammu Tawi Railway Station (about 343 km.) and then hire a bus to reach the destination easily.

Airway: Nearest airport to reach Shrine of Baba Reshi is Srinagar International Airport (about 53 km.). Regular flights from major cities are available to reach this place. Buses and private cabs can be hired for reaching the destination directly from the airport.