Sonamarg, Pahalgam (India)

Sonamarg known as Sonamarag in Kashmiri is a hill station located in the Ganderbal District of Jammu and Kashmir India. It is located about 62 Kilometers from Ganderbal Town and 80 kilometres northeast of the capital city Srinagar. Sonamarg had historical significance as a gateway on the ancient Silk Road connecting Jammu and Kashmir with Tibet. Today the hill station is a popular tourist destination amongst fishers and hikers and following the Kargil War with neighbouring Pakistan in 1999 serves as a strategically important point for the Indian Army.

Ganderbal Jammu and Kashmir 191203
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