Hari Parbat is a hill overlooking Srinagar, the biggest city and summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir. It is the website of well-known Sharika Devi temple dedicated to goddess Jagadamba Sharika Bhagwati who's regarded because the presiding deity of Srinagar town. Hari Parbat additionally has other outstanding places of worship. The first fortifications on the site have been built by means of the Mughal emperor Akbar in 1590 who built an outer wall for the fort as a part of his plans for a new capital referred to as Nager Nagor. The task, however, was never finished.
The present castle turned into constructed in 1808 under the reign of Shuja Shah Durrani.Another name for the hill is Pradyumna Peeth. It is considered sacred via the Kashmiri Pandits and hosts a temple of Shakti, who is worshipped there under the name Jagadamba Sharika Bhagawati and depicted as having 18 hands and sitting in Shri Chakra. The southern side of Hari Parbat functions Makhdoom Sahib, the shrine of Hamza Makhdoom, a 16th century Kashmiri Sufi saint domestically called Hazrat Sultan and Sultan-ul-Arifeen.