Payer Temple

The charming Payer Temple, a small shrine and a reminder of Kashmir's rich cultural legacy, is tucked away in the tranquil valleys of Pulwama. With its remarkable architecture and historical significance, this ancient temple is beloved by both locals and tourists. The centuries-old Payer Temple is a representation of spirituality and devotion. Its elaborate design and dexterous carvings reveal much about the artistry of bygone eras. The smell of incense and the calming chants welcome you as soon as you enter the hallowed grounds, fostering a peaceful atmosphere that uplifts the spirit. The Payer Temple stands 6.30 meters tall. Its architecture is identical to that of Pandrethan Temple, the best-preserved medieval shrine in Kashmir. The shrine has one flight of steps and is accessible from all four sides. This temple's most notable feature is a conventionalized water pot. This entire temple is thought to have been carved out of a single stone. It is said that this temple's architecture, which traces its history back to the 10th century, was carved out of a monolithic stone.

  • Best Time to Visit: Payer Temple
  • Ideal Duration: 1 to 2 hours
  • Distance From Airport: The nearest airport is in Srinagar which is 30 kms away.
  • Distance From Railway Station: The nearest railway station is in Awantipora which is 9 kms away.
  • Distance From Road: The distance from Srinagar is 38 kms.
  • Travel Tips: Explore the temple, scenic walks and photography
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