Hasan Abdal is a beautiful, quiet place and a convenient halting point
of G.T. Road enroute to Peshawar or Abbottabad, 48 km from Rawalpindi.
It is This town has a particular association with Mughals and Sikhs. It
was mentioned by Emperor Jehangir in his memoirs and frequently visited
by successive Mughal Kings, on their way to Kashmir.
It remained a holy place for various religious groups through the ages.
It has a Sikh Gurdwara (temple) known as Panja Sahib having a sacred
rock with the hand print of their religious leader, Guru Nanak.Twice a
year, Sikh pilgrims visit this Gurdwara from all over the world. Two
other historical buildings of Mughal era (Muqbara Hakeeman and so-called
tomb of Lala Rukh) are located just opposite the Gurdwara.