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Bahu Fort in Jammu

For a long period of epoch till today, the state of J&K has remained as a center of cultural and social hub. Its heritage has been preserved by the state that displays the daily affairs, regality, and cultural wealth of Kashmir. One such attraction is the Bahu Fort. Take a look at the detailed information about this tourist place below.

Why is Bahu Fort in Jammu Famous?

The Bahu Fort is quite renowned for the Maha Kali temple, famous by the name of Bawey Wali Mata, positioned inside its premises. Bawey Wali Mata is the presiding Goddess of Jammu. The temple was constructed in 1822, just after Maharaja Gulab Singh was crowned. It is often called the temple of Mahakali, and the deity of this temple is regarded second only to Goddess Vaishno Devi if mystical power is taken into account. Many pilgrims come to this temple every Sunday and Tuesday to participate in "Tawi flowing worship." Hence, this temple is one of the most esteemed temples of Goddess Kali in India.

Places to visit near Bahu Fort in Jammu

On the road behind Bahu Fort, amidst the city forest, the temple of Maha Maya stands with grandeur. This temple overlooks the Tawi River. There is also a small garden which gives tourists a stunning view of the city. At present, Bahu Fort is surrounded by an attractive terraced garden. Tourists and city folks have taken a great liking to this place, which often serves as a picnic spot.

Timings: 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Entry Fee: INR 5

If you are planning to visit Bahu Fort in Jammu, then you can check out our Jammu tour packages.