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Old Market of Uri

Uri is a town in the Baramula District of Jammu and Kashmir in India. The river Jhelum flows through Uri. The town is very close to the LOC (Line of Control), the disputed border between India and Pakistan.

Get in[edit]

By road, Uri is connected to Baramula and Gulmarg. Taxis (sumos) are available from Baramula. The route is absolutely stunning, with green valleys and tall mountains. Rice fields are many in the route. Small villages come in the route.

There is no rail service to Uri. Nearest railway station is Jammu.

Nearest Airport is Srinagar.

Get around[edit]

Tourism is not popular in Uri. The local people are friendly and welcoming. There are cops moving around as Uri is only 3 km from Pakistan, as it is an active area with militancy.


There is nothing to see in Uri except its beautiful valleys. Also, you can have a visit to the Jhelum river.






There are very few hotels in Uri. You may find one nearby.

Stay safe[edit]

Uri has mostly temperatures below zero, so wear protective clothes to prevent frostbite. Also, don't go out alone at night. There are drunk people and snatchers in the streets at night.

Also, don't go very far. Remember that militant activity is Extremely High here.

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