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Islamic Site in Chapursan Valley

Baba Ghundi Ziarat

Beyond Zood Khun is the mystical and holy Baba Ghundi Ziarat, a shrine to a Sufi saint said to have miraculous powers, and a popular pilgrimage site. The shrine is surrounded by meadows which host herds of sheep in …
Islamic Site in Chapursan Valley

Panja Shah Ziarat

Just beyond the northern limit of Afiyatabad the winding link road to Chapursan intersects with the KKH. After travelling through crumbling mountains and sliding scree slopes that make the trip adventurous at any ti…
Palace in Gulmit

Mir's Palace

The Mir's Palace is under restoration. Until the early '70s the mir of Hunza lived here for three months of the year, presiding over local durbars (councils). A cluster of houses to the left of the palace is the ori…
Museum in Gulmit

Cultural Museum

A unique collection of Hunza history is packed into the dusty Cultural Museum: utensils, musical instruments, a stuffed snow leopard, gems and firearms, including the matchlock gun said to have injured the British c…