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“Sacred Shrine”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Charar-e-Sharif

Ranked #34 of 70 things to do in Srinagar
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Owner description: This somewhat guady shrine replaces the 600-year-old wooden one that was burnt down by militants.
Bengaluru, India
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“Sacred Shrine”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2014

It is not a tourist place. But if you are going to Yousmarg, worth spending few mins. Beautiful structure. There are so called priests who will tell you stories and expect you to pay something based on your city :)

Visited April 2014
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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“Holy Place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2014

Not exactly a tourist place but worth a visit. It is a holy Shire on the way to Yusmarg. Very different structure than other mosque and Shrines. One can click photos in the premises (and not inside the Shrine). It's a divine experience once inside the Shrine. People from all faith visit this Shrine and make their wishes.

Visited April 2014
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Calcutta, India
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“Another sacred shrine”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2014

it falls on the way to Yusmarg. It has a beautiful structure. I recommend all to visit here. Outside the shrine you can get halwa and puri which are very tasty.

Visited April 2014
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Thank Arup_Calcutta_India
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Mumbai, India
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“Tourist trap”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2014

We visited during first week of March on the way to Yousmarg. The game starts at the entry and continues until you exit. About 10 different priests inside who will first ask you where you're from. The moment you say "Mumbai"; the word spreads internally. And then you have to keep giving minimum 50 Rs donation to every priest who follows you. Believe me, this is unavoidable as they will tell you a 101 different things to get money out of you. I do not know where has religion gone with this tourism play of the priests!
Anyways, the shrine itself is beautiful and wooden carved. Pay 20 Rs to the person at entry as bribe to click pictures from your mobile. Your camera will be taken away at the entrance! Well we played the game and finished this part of sightseeing too!

Visited March 2014
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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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“Not to miss”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2013

Its on the way to Yousmarg and a place not to be missed. The architecture is different from the regular mosques hence unique in its own way and a visit is must

Visited December 2013
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Thank Sumedha G
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