Officially known as Jammu-Tawi, Jammu city is the winter capital of the Jammu and Kashmir state. Also famed as the ‘City of Temples’, Jammu has been blessed with natural beauty in abundance. Placed at the base of the mighty
Himalayan Mountains, the city was founded by Raja Jamboolochan way back in the 14th century. The city also finds its mention in the great Hindu epic of Mahabharata, when it was known as Jamboo. As per archaeological indication, Jammu was the part of the Harappa civilization. This picturesque city is not only dotted with a number of tourist attractions but also offers ample adventure opportunities. When in Jammu, do not forget to visit the main bazaars- Hari Market, Raghunath bazaar and Vir Marg. Get your hands on dry fruits mainly almonds and walnuts, Rajma or red beans, Aampar, Anardana, traditional Dogra jewellery and Kashmiri handicrafts. Jammu is just the perfect destination to enjoy a rejuvenating vacation.