"City Of Temples"

A City in Jammu & Kashmir, India
4836 meters

Interest Measure for Jammu

Ideal time to stay:  1 - 4 days

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Height(Altitude) of Jammu from sea level:  15867 feet
Latitude/Longitude:  33.4500000°N, 76.2400000°E
Ecosystem:  River , Hill  

Food, Culture and Language at Jammu

Food Availability:  Indian 
Regional Language:  Hindi
Currency:  ₹ - Rupee (INR)
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Why travel Jammu?

The city spreads around the Tawi river with the old city overlooking it from the north (right bank) while the new neighbourhoods spread around the southern side (left bank) of river. There are five bridges on the river. The city is built on a series of ridges.
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9 Places to visit and Things to do in Jammu

Ranbir Canal, Jammu at Jammu

Ranbir Canal, Jammu

Ranbir Canal is a serene picnic spot situated about 2 kms from Jammu, in Jammu and Kashmir. There is a power house situated on the right bank of the canal. The colorful gardens on the bank of the canal, makes it more attractive. They provide excellent walkways and viewpoints of the surrounding areas. Even in summers, the water in the canal remains ice cold.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 1 hours
Amar Mahal Palace at Jammu

Amar Mahal Palace

#Cultural Heritage
The Amar Mahal Palace, built in 1862 in a unique, French-chateau style of architecture. Located on a hill overlooking the Tawi river. 4 rooms of the palace have been converted into art galleries and historic museums, depicting the royal history of Jammu. The star of this museum is the golden throne of Jammu, weighing a whopping 120 kgs, all pure gold. The art collection here is also quite impressive, with paintings of M F Hussain and Laxman Pai on display, among other famous Indian contemporary painters.
Expenses - ₹10
Time needed - 2 hours
Bagh-e-Bahu at Jammu


The garden is located on the bank of Tawi River in the lap of nature, away from the hustle and bustle of Jammu City. People from all walks of life find it a beautiful place to spend some time with the nature. So, there are young couples enjoying their relationships, school children playing some games, old people walking in the garden and tourists admiring this beautiful piece of Jammu.
Expenses - ₹5
Time needed - 1 hours
Mubarak Mandi Palace at Jammu

Mubarak Mandi Palace

#Cultural Heritage
Built over a span of 150 years, this royal building served as a massive palace for rulers of the Dogra dynasty. It was infact the main seat of the kingdom until 1925, after which Raja Hari Singh moved the royal seat to Hari Niwas Palace in Northern Jammu. Prone to earthquakes and fires, parts of this building, like the Gol Ghar, lie now in ruins, adding to the palace’s old world charm. The Pink Hall inside the palace has now been converted to a museum that holds several miniature paintings and emperor Shah Jahan’s golden bow and arrow, among other interesting things. The architecture of the palace is borrowed from European Baroque, Mughal and Rajasthani styles, bringing forth a unique blend of different cultures, that adds a distinct character to both the palace and Jammu.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 2 hours
Bahu Fort, Jammu at Jammu

Bahu Fort, Jammu

#Sight Seeing
The Bahu Fort is located in Jammu city in state of Jammu and Kashmir. The fort, originally built by Raja Bahu Lochan some 3,000 years ago, was refurbished by the Dogra rulers in the 19th century. The fort is a religious place, and within its precincts has a temple dedicated to the Hindu goddess Kali, the presiding deity of Jammu. The temple is known locally as the "Bave Kali Mata temple".
Expenses - ₹10
Time needed - 2 hours
Surinsar Lake at Jammu

Surinsar Lake

Surinsar Lake is known for its natural bounty and some mythological importance. Surrounded by thickly wooded mountain ranges and it is a popular picnic spot. The beauty and natural splendor of Surinsar Lake can be compared with the magnificence of Dal Lake and Nagin Lake of Srinagar.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 1 hours

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