Kupwara District is situated in Jammu and Kashmir, at an average altitude of 5300 ft above sea level. The district is bound by the Line of Control (LOC) on the north-west and by the Baramulla District in the south. It spreads over an area of around 2379 sq km and is covered by dense forest that is inhabited by several animals.
One of the prime attractions of the destination is the Jama Masjid Kupwara, located near the Mosque of Handwara. The Jama Masjid Muquam Shahwali, Gazi Masjid, tomb of Saint Baba Abdullah Gazi and Abdul Wahab Sahib Shrine are other important religious attractions in the district.
Another major attraction in the region is the Asthan Wali Shrine that is famous for its festival which takes place on 11th Zilhaj every year. The Haji Behram Puhru Peth Shrine and Rasool Shah Sahib Shrine are other famous attractions in the destination.
The Kheer Bawani temple, famous for the annual mela celebration, is popular. The Dedi Moji Shrine, Nata Reshi Sahib and Lank Reshi Sahib Shrine are the other shrines in the district. The historical village of Anderhama is renowned for its association with God Indra. The popular village of Drugmulla is named after Goddess Durga.
The Krusan Lolab, Keran, Karnah, Gushi, Trehgam and Panzgam are other important villages of the Kupwara District. The village of Halmatpora, established by the Chek Sardar Halmat Check, is amongst the popular attractions of this district. Several tourists visit the Baba Abdullah Gazi Shrine which was built to honour Abdulla Gazi who was responsible for construction of 360 inns, 360 bridges, 360 mosques, 360 springs and 360 gardens around the area.
The Shrine of Sheikh Baba Shumnagi is another religious site situated in proximity to the Shumnag Spring. Other shrines found in the district are of Shahid Sahib Deiri Wale Diziyara, Kundyan Wale, Siyan Sahib Kachil Wale and Sheer Dil Ziyarat of Keran region.