Tangmarg Post Office
|State||Jammu and Kashmir|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
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Tangmarg has a post office that has been recently modernised, computerised and renovated and there are plans to develop it into a model post office at par with project arrow post offices. There are many hotels and restaurants, everything required by travelling tourists. Tangmarg is 39 km (24 mi) from Srinagar by a two-lane road. Tangmarg has many tourist spots like Drung, Gulmarg, Baderkoot, Zandpal, Gogaldara, Nigli Nullah and Babarashi. The name 'Babarashi' is based on Baba Payamum-din-Rashi whose body is buried here.
Amongst the prominent villages of this tehsil are Hardushoora,Ferozpora, Hardu Ichloo, Khaipora, Kunzer, Kralweth Lalpora, Devpora Dardpora,Ganibaba,Baderkoot, Karahama,Hardu-Aboora, Hariwatno, Chandilora,Qazipora. Tangmarg is famous for fresh cold water, heavy snowfall, and tourism. Tangmarg is a hilly area with most parts covered by forests.
It is a major stop for buses and other heavy vehicles between Srinagar and Gulmarg or Babareshi. All the vehicles are allowed beyond this point to Gulmarg which is 13 km. Heavy vehicles are not allowed beyond this point during the winter whenever there is a heavy snowfall. This stop is to be taken seriously since there are no more stores on the way to Gulmarg from Tangmarg. A road from Tangmarg to Gogaldara is under construction. This road would connect Tehsil Tangmarg with Tehsil Khag of Badgam district. Another road from Drung to Poonch district of Jammu Division is under consideration by the government.
Access to Tangmarg
Tangmarg is located about 39 km (24 mi) from Srinagar. The general approach to the town is through road transport (taxi and bus). Transport is available from Srinagar, Baramulla, Sopore, Gulmarg and Pattan
History of Tangmarg
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