Jammu


Akhnoor Fort

District: Jammu

Perched on the serene banks of the mighty Chenab River, the historic Akhnoor Fort is a site to be adorned by history lovers. This magnificent fort serves as a reminder of the region's rich history and heritage. Work on the fort was initiated in 1762 on the orders of Raja Tegh Singh which was culminated by his son Raja...

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Jia Pota Ghat

District: Jammu

The enchanting Jia Pota Ghat is located along the banks of the Chenab River in Jammu. This picturesque location is significant in regional history, having served as a cultural and social hub for centuries. It is believed that the place got its name from Jia Pota tree whose botanical name is Putranjiva roxburghii of Eup...

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Ambaran

District: Jammu

Locally known as Pambaran, Ambaran is said to have been founded by the Dhar Ujjain dynasty's Amba Jagdev Pawar. It was named Ambari after the family deity Amba, one of the names of the goddess Durga. Ambaran is one of the significant Buddhist sites of North India. It is the eighth place in the world where relics of Bud...

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Raghunath Temple

District: Jammu

The Raghunath Temple, located in the heart of Jammu, stands tall as a symbol of the region's rich cultural heritage. This iconic temple, dedicated to Lord Rama, serves as a living symbol of devotion and history. With its towering spires and intricate architecture, the Raghunath Temple is a sight to see. The constructio...

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Mubarak Mandi Palace

District: Jammu

The historic Mubarak Mandi complex, Jammu's bustling streets, is a treasure trove of tales from bygone eras. This architectural marvel represents the region's rich cultural heritage. Raja Dhruv Dev laid the Mubarak Mandi palace's foundation in 1710 after consulting astrologers. On the northeastern side of the complex, ...

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Amar Mahal

District: Jammu

Built in 1862 like a French-chateau overlooking the Tawi River, Amar Mahal is an architectural gem that has a rich history dating back to the nineteenth century. Four palace rooms of Amar Mahal have been converted into art galleries and historic museums depicting Jammu's royal history. Originally built as a royal resi...

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Bahu Fort

District: Jammu

The historic Bahu Fort, situated majestically atop a hill in the heart of Jammu, is a testament to the region's rich cultural heritage. This fort, with its towering walls and commanding presence, has served as a sentinel over the city for centuries. Built by Raja Bahulochan over 3,000 years ago, Bahu Fort has seen coun...

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Peer Kho

District: Jammu

Dedicated to Lord Shiva, Peer Kho Temple is one of the worth visiting places in Jammu. In the local dialect ‘Kho’ means ‘Cave’ and Peer got its name from saint Guru Garib Nath who is believed to have lived here in the 15th century. The saint was later known as Peer-i-kho. Hence the place got its name. It is als...

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Dogra Art Museum

District: Jammu

Located in the heart of Jammu, the Dogra Art Museum is a vibrant museum that preserves the rich cultural heritage of the Dogra dynasty, which once ruled this land. When you walk inside, you'll be greeted by a treasure trove of art, artefacts, and historical marvels dating back centuries. Founded in 1954, the museum has...

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Balram Mandir

District: Jammu

Built in the early twentieth century, Balram Mandir is nestled in the heart of Jammu. It is a place where history whispers through ancient stones and echoes in the peaceful atmosphere. This sacred site is significant to both devotees and historians. When you enter Balram Mandir, you are transported back in time to an e...

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Jambu Zoo

District: Jammu

Named after Raja Jambu Lochan who is believed to be the founder of Jammu, Jambu Zoo is a haven for wildlife enthusiasts, as it offers a delightful escape into the wonders of nature. Established in 1989, Jambu Zoo spans over 81 acres and is home to a diverse array of flora and fauna. Roam through lush greenery and enco...

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Gharana Wetland

District: Jammu

Discover the enthralling Gharana Wetlands in Jammu, where the splendour of nature is unmatched. This tranquil sanctuary, whose 200 acres of wetland is situated in Jammu, is tucked away amid verdant surroundings and is a heaven for both nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts. Rich in cultural significance and rich in hi...

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Manda Wildlife Sanctuary

District: Jammu

Discover the wonders of Jammu's Manda Wildlife Sanctuary, a place where nature exists in all of its unadulterated glory. This sanctuary, which has a wide variety of plants and animals, is a haven for lovers of wildlife. Established in 1981, it spans over 89 square kilometres, offering a vast expanse of natural beauty t...

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Suchetgarh Border

District: Jammu

Nestled in the centre of Jammu, Suchetgarh Border is a place rich in significance and history. This border, which separates India and Pakistan, is the subject of heroic and tenacious tales. Suchetgarh has seen many battles due to its advantageous location and is a reminder of the turbulent past of the area. The remains...

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Bawe Wali Mata Temple

District: Jammu

Located in the beautiful hills of Jammu, Bawe Wali Mata Mandir is a deity revered by Dogras of Jammu a lot. Both history and devotees have a great deal of affection for this old temple. This most well-known and revered Mahakali temple in Jammu city is located on the left bank of the Tawi River. This 8th-century temple,...

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Jhajjar Kotli

District: Jammu

Perched on the banks of the Jhujjar rivulet, the charming town of Jhajjar Kotli is a hidden gem in the centre of the Jammu district. This charming town offers a delightful blend of culture and adventure with its rich and breathtaking natural beauty. The breathtaking natural scenery of Jhajjar Kotli is one of its main d...

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Har Ki Pauri Temple

District: Jammu

Located in the centre of the Jammu district, the Har Ki Pauri Temple is a timeless representation of heritage and devotion. With a rich history spanning centuries, this sacred site is deeply ingrained in the hearts of both pilgrims and locals. "Har" literally translates to "Lord Shiva," "ki" to "of," and "pauri" to "st...

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Ranbireshwar Temple

District: Jammu

Located in the centre of the Jammu district, the charming Ranbireshwar Temple awaits you. With its regal architecture and extensive cultural legacy, this historical wonder rises to prominence. Maharaja Ranbir Singh (1857–1885) of Jammu and Kashmir constructed the temple circa 1880 AD as part of his endeavour to trans...

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Panjbakhtar Temple

District: Jammu

The Panjbakhtar Temple, which is tucked away in the lovely Jammu district, is a symbol of the area's rich cultural legacy and history. This historic temple, which dates back centuries, is revered in Hindu mythology and folklore. The Panjvaktra Mahadev Temple, also called Panjbakhtar Mandair, is among the oldest temples...

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