Jammu is the winter capital of Jammu and Kashmir state in India.
This city has long been a center of Indian pilgrimage .
Places of Interest: Ragunath Temple, Ranbir Canal, Bahu Fort, Bag-e-Bahu, Amar Singh Palace and Museum, Dogra Art Gallery.
Akhnoor- 32 km, Batote-113 km, Kud-106 km, Mansar Lake- 80 km, Purmandal (Chhota Kashi)- 39 km, Patnitop- 112 km, Ramban-148 km, Ramnagar- 102 km, Sanasar-129 km, Sudhmahadev- 120 km, Surinsar Lake- 42 km, Kishtwar High Altitude National Park- 248 km.
The holy cave shrine of Vaishno devi is situated in a beautiful recess of the Trikuta Mountains forming a part of the lower Himalayas at an altitude of over 5000 feet. In the cave there are images of three deities viz. the Mahakali, Mahalakshmi and Mahasaraswati. For the devotees it is a journey to peace and solace. For nature lovers it is an excursion amidst breathtaking scenic beauty.Jammu is well connected by train to points south and east. Jammu Tawi is an important railhead of the Norther Railways serving the Jammu and Kashmir State. It is the second last major rail stop heading north, the last one being Udhampur and most people only see it long enough to get from the train station to the bus stand to continue on to Srinagar.
Go to various temples in and around Jammu city
Sudh Mahadev Temple: Situated in the town of Chanhani in the western part of the Jammu
Raghunath Mandir: Situated in the heart of the city and surrounded by a group of other temples
Bahu Fort: 5kms, Situated on a rock face on the left bank of the river Tawi
Bagh-E-Bahu: 5kms. These extensive gardens, laid around the Bahu Fort provide a pleasant view of the city. Open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
The Dargah o Peer Budhan Ali Shah (Peer Baba): On the backside of the Civil Airport is famous Dargah of the Muslim saint, Peer Budhan Ali Shah
Peer Kho Cave Temple: A cave shrine located on the Circular Road, 3.5 kms. From the heart of the town.
Ranbireshwar Temple: Located on Shalimar Road near the New Secretariat
Amar Mahal Palace Museum: A beautiful red sand stone palace, it stands amidst the most picturesque surroundings of Jammu.
Ranbir Canal: A small garden along the Ranbir Canal, 2kms from the heart of the town
Maha Maya Temple and City Forest: On the By-pass Road behind Bahu Fort, the city forest surrounds the ancient Maha Maya Temple overlooking the river Tawi.
Mubarak Mandi Palace: The oldest buildings in this Palace complex date to 1824.
Last Updated (Friday, 09 April 2010 18:24)