Murree is a mountain resort town, situated in the Galyat locale of the Pir Panjal Range, inside the Rawalpindi District of Punjab, Pakistan. It shapes the edges of the Islamabad-Rawalpindi metropolitan zone, and is around 30 km (19 mi) upper east of Islamabad. It has normal height of 2,291 meters (7,516 ft).
Development of the town was begun in 1851 on the slope of Murree as a sanatorium for British troops. The changeless town of Murree was built in 1853 and the congregation was blessed presently. One primary street was set up, regularly alluded to even in present day times, as the shopping center. Murree was the mid year base camp of the frontier Punjab Government until 1876 when it was moved to Shimla.
Murree turned into a mainstream traveler station for British inside the British India, a few noticeable Englishmen were brought into the world here including Bruce Bairnsfather, Francis Younghusband and Reginald Dyer. During provincial period access to business foundations was confined for non-Europeans including the Lawrence College. In 1901, the number of inhabitants in the town was formally 1,844, in spite of the fact that if summer guests had been incorporated this could have been as high as 10,000.
Since the Independence of Pakistan in 1947, Murree has held its situation as a prominent slope station, noted for its wonderful summer. Numerous voyagers visit the town from the Islamabad-Rawalpindi region. The town likewise fills in as a travel point for vacationer’s meeting Azad Kashmir and Abbottabad. The town is noted for its Tudorbethan and neo-gothic engineering. The Government of Pakistan claims a late spring retreat in Murree, where remote dignitaries including heads of state frequently visit.
The town is considered by a portion of its local people and by followers of the Ahmadiyya development to be the last resting spot of Mary, mother of Jesus.