In Mamal village of Pahalgam there is a Shiva temple here, generally considered to be Ka shmir’s oldest existing temple dating to the 8th century.Chandanwari, 16 kms., from Pahalgam is the starting point of the Amarnath Yatra which takes place every year in the month of Sawan (July-August).
One of the most famous shrines is Vaishnov Devi Shrine situated in the Holy Town of Katra in Jammu Province, which is visited by lakhs of pilgrims every year. It is situated in the mountainous ranges of Peer Pancha
To the west of the Srinagar City is the much lower hill of Hari Parbhat, which is surrounded by a fort. On this hill is the temple of Sharika Devi believed to be a form of Durga Mata or Shakti. The Mughal emperor’s fort crowns the peak of Hari Parbat hill.