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Danyore Village Gilgit City

The Shrine of Shah Sultan Ali Arif above the Danyore tunnel, the Chinese Graveyard near the Karakoram Highway and the rock inscriptions in the Chikas locality are the widely visited tourist attractions.

Danyor, is a village in the namesake Tehsil in the district Gilgit lies across the river Gilgit in the outskirts of the regional Capital of Gilgit-Baltistan. Danyor is famous for its lush green fields, and poplar trees. The world’s highest paved road KKH passes through the beautiful landscape of the village.

The Shrine of Shah Sultan Ali Arif above the Danyore tunnel, the Chinese Graveyard near the Karakoram Highway and the rock inscriptions in the Chikas locality are the widely visited tourist attractions.

The Danyor Suspension Bridge, which was constructed over a half century ago, is quite a wonder; it connects the KIU Campus to the city. The Danyor end of the bridge enters single lane tunnel constructed by locals without any proper civil engineering equipment some 5 decades ago. The springs under Broken Chinese Bridge are also the widely visited by local tourists during summers.
One of earliest and longest composite bridges in Gilgit-Baltistan was the Chinese Bridge over river Gilgit on Karakoram Highway that partly collapsed in 2009 as a result of corroded pillar foundation.

Initially two out of nine spans fell into the river and later in time due to unstable structure another pillar and third span were collapsed. The bridge is closed since than due to loss of connection and a new bridge is constructed near that is completed in April 2016. The bridge had two guard quarters at extremities with patios parquets bearing qilins decorations.

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