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Jammu Travel Guide


  • Vaishno Devi temple in Jammu
Jammu At a Glance
  • Average Climate:5°C - 45°C
  • Best Time to Visit:October - April
  • STD Code:0191

Introduction

Serving as the winter capital of Jammu & Kashmir, The city of Temples Jammu is situated on the bank of Tawi River. The terrains of Jammu lay surrounded by coniferous forests and gleaming streams . Besides the usual scenic attractions of a hill station, Jammu is blessed by the foundations of various shrines and temples. Establishment of temples and shrines like the highly sacred Vaishno Devi Temple in Katra , Raghunath Temple in Jammu City  and Ranbireshwar Temple in this region made Jammu as a haven for the pilgrims.

Among the other tourist attractions of Jammu city is the Bahu Fort, which is visited as a religious site, it is situated on the banks of the River Tawi, just outside the city. It is also known as the temple of Goddess Mahakali. Surrounded by  beautiful terraced gardens, the fort also serves as a perfect picnic spot for the tourists.  Within a close vicinity of the fort is the Peer Kho Cave temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. 

Other important places to visit in Jammu are Martand Sun Temple, Sudh Mahadev Temple, Maha Maya Temple and the Dargah o Peer Budhan Ali Shah. All in whole, the place of Jammu is a perfect blend of holy faith and modern day vacation. 



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