Bari Imam Cave

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Location: North of Islamabad, Margalla Hills.
45 minutes walk uphill.
(33.768542, 73.121500)
Open: All year daily.
Fee: free.
Classification: SubterraneaCave Church
Light: LightIncandescent Electric Light System
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The Saint Bari Imam used to live in a cave, where he was visited by wild animals and djinns. A rock in the cave which resembles a cave is said to be a real snake turned into stone by the holy man. There is a fire burning in the cave for some 300 years now, and a tree in front of the cave is said to bee also 300 years old. According to legend Bari Imam lived a hermits life in this cave for twelve years.