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Tolipir (Urdu : تولی پیر) is a hilltop area situated in Tehsil Rawalakot in the Poonch District of Azad Kashmir. Its approximate elevation is about 8800 ft above sea level. It is about 30 km, or a 120-minute drive, from Rawalakot in Azad Kashmir. Abbaspur, Bagh and Poonch River can be viewed from Toli Pir.
Tolipir is the highest mountainous location in the northeastern area of Rawalakot; it is the point of origin of three different mountain ridges. The tourist rest house on the way to Toli Pir is also situated in a scenic location.[ citation needed ] There are some remains of an old mazar on the highest hilltop.
Tolipir is most accessible during the summer months; the weather generally becomes colder from October through March.[ citation needed ]
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