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QUICK FACTS
Location: Jammu district, Jammu and Kashmir.
Famous for/as: Capital city and Temples.
Weather:
Summer (March to June): 39ºC to 24ºC. 
Winters (November to February): 20º C to 2ºC. 
Monsoons (July to September): Moderate Rainfalls.
STD CODE : 191
BEST TIME TO VISIT : October to March.
NEAR BY JAMMU
TRAVEL IN JAMMU SHOW MAP

Jammu is one of the three administrative divisions (other two being Srinagar & Ladakh) within Jammu and Kashmir, the northernmost state in India. Jammu a land of grand ancient temples, and beautiful palaces nestled against the backdrop of the snow-capped Pir Panjal Mountains. The city is the winter capital of Jammu and Kashmir. Jammu is the only region in the state of Jammu and Kashmir that has a Hindu majority population. Most of Jammu's Hindus are Dogras, Kashmiri Pandits, migrants from Kotli and Mirpur and Punjabi Hindus. Many Sikhs are migrants from Pakistani Controlled Kashmir (from areas like Muzaffarabad and Punch sector areas occupied by Pakistan during 1947).  

MUST SEE IN JAMMU

Aap Shambhu Temple Sathrian- The stone temple is situated at Sathrian of Jammu city.

Chichi Mata-It is situated near Samba and is popularly known as Pehla Darshan of Vaishno Devi pilgrims.

Gadhadharji Temple- Maharaja Gulab Singh constructed the temple close to his palace. The temple has two life size statues of Narayana and Lakshmi.

Raghunath Temple – This magnificent Lord Rama temple is surrounded by a group of other temples, this temple located in the canter place of the city. The construction of the temple was started in regime of Maharaja Gulab Singh and In completed by his son Maharaja Ranbir Singh in 1860 AD. Its inner sanctums contain gigantic statues of deities and numerous ‘lingams’. The complex houses a rich collection of ancient texts and manuscripts. The inner walls of the main temple are covered with gold sheet on three sides. There are many galleries with innumerable 'saligrams'. The surrounding temples are d...

MUST DO IN JAMMU

Aero sports:

Paragliding has been introduced at Sanasar and Jammu. Equipment is available on Hire from tourist office in Jammu city. May-June and September October are best suited for paragliding. Other aero sports like Parasailing and Hot-air ballooning are also becoming operational shortly.

FAIR & FESTIVAL IN JAMMU

Lohri : Lohri also known as Makar Sankranti heralds the end of extreme winter. 

Bahu Mela : A major festival is held at the KaliTemple inside the premises of Bahu Fort.

Spring Festival/Baisakhi : Celebrated to mark the harvest, it is considered auspicious for marriages. Devotees go for a ritual dip in lakes and rivers. Numerous fairs add to the festivities.

Jammu Festival : Jammu Festival is the most important festival of the Jammu region. It is celebrated on a grand scale on the eve of Baisakhi. It takes place from 13th to 15th April. Events depicting local culture, heritage, music adds to the fun.

 

 

REACH JAMMU
AIR

Jammu airport has many flights from Delhi and Leh.

RAIL

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.

ROAD

Jammu lies on the National Highway 1-A . Amritsar - 243 kms, Chandigarh - 436 kms , Delhi - 586 kms., Katra - 48 kms, Srinagar - 305 kms, Manali - 428 kms, Patnitop - 112 kms. Mansar - 60 km.

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