High Season : Sep - May
-5 to - 20℃
Low Season : Jun - Aug
25 - 35℃
Nearest Airport -SXR
Nearest Train Stations -SXR


The town is said to have been founded by Avantivarman the first king of the Utpala Dynasty who ruled Kashmir from 855 to 833 A.D. The king was a great patron of art sculpture and built the " Avantisvamin" temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu and the second temple "Avantisvara" dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temples were later ruined in the middle ages which are still located near the Jammu National Highway.

Facts & Culture

Avantipora is situated on the banks of river Jhelum in district Pulwama between Anantnag and Srinagar on the National Highway. Pulwama is famous for its Saffron Farming all over the world. The place has incredible natural beauty with innumerable springs streams, waterfalls, fragrant flowers, delicious fruits, and lush greenery. There are important shrines and temples in the district like  Tral built by Mir Syed Ali Hamdani, the great saint, and scholar of Iran. The town Awantipora has the remanence of the building and sculptures of the time of the king of Awantivarman. The famous tourist destinations near Avantipora are Sonawar, Srinagar, Pahalgam, Ganderbal, etc. 

Places to See

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