Your Getaway to Seeking Spirituality and Taking a Peek Inside History.
Seek blessings at Popular Pilgrimage Sites of Jammu
Witness the Rich History & Heritage of Jammu & Kashmir
Savour Shopping for Handicraft & Dry Fruits in Jammu
Mar - Oct
The winter capital, Jammu City is nestled against the backdrop of the Shivalik and Trikuta Ranges. This ‘City of Temples’ is home to some of the most popular Hindu shrines that draw devotees from across the world. Jammu City is also a cultural hub offering travellers a glimpse of the rich art & craft along with native delicious cuisine urging you to explore this tourist destination in Jammu & Kashmir even more.
Founded by Raja Jambulochan who named it Jambupur, Jammu City makes for an ideal pilgrimage holiday destination in India. The main attraction for the Hindu devotees here include Raghunath Temple, which has the largest complex in north India; Ranbireshwar Temple, Peer Kho Cave Temple, Mahamaya Temple and the Panchbakhtar Temple. For Sikh devotees, Jammu houses one of the oldest and most popular shrines of Northern India, the Nangli Sahib Gurudwara.
Jammu City also houses few attractions for the history buffs. Amar Mahal is one of the prime attractions. The site was transformed into a museum and now houses a collection of books, sculptures and paintings drawing attention of the tourists. Another historical site to see in Jammu city is the 3000 years old Bahu Fort that also houses Bave Wali Mata Temple, another top place to see of the city. Yet another historically important site is the Mubarak Mandi Palace, the royal abode of the erstwhile Dogra Kings.
For nature lovers, Jammu City offers tranquil and secluded Surinsar Lake, which is quite popular among families and couples. For shopping, Jammu City makes an ideal destination to buy Rajma (kidney beans), handicraft items, and Pashmina shawls. The city is also the heaven for food lovers who can try the native Dogra cuisine.
Our Jammu city travel guide promises the best virtual tour to the city. With the authentic information we impart, you can make your Jammu holiday plan simple and hassle-free.
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Jammu City experiences hot summer season and the temperature rises up to 45° making sightseeing difficult and uncomfortable.
The temperature goes a bit low in the monsoon months of July to September bringing some respite for the tourists. However, it becomes too humid in the monsoon season in Jammu City.
The months between October and March are the best to visit Jammu City. The temperature gets considerably low, around 15° making it easy for sightseeing tours in the city
A 19th century palace built by a Dogra King, Amar Mahal has now converted into a museum and displays a golden throne...
Dedicated to God Rama, Raghunath Temple is a 19th century Hindu Temple which is quite popular in Jammu City.
A 3000-year-old fort, Bahu Fort & Garden sits on the bank of Tawi River and is an important historical site in Jammu City.
A sacred cave dedicated to Lord Shiva, Peer Kho Cave in Jammu is where the a self-manifested Shivalinga can be worshipped.
Dubbed the biggest Shiva Temple in North India, Ranbireshwar Temple in Jammu has 12 Shivalingas and the biggest...
Overlooking the Tawi River, Mubarak Mandi Palace is one of the finest palaces in India offering insights into rich history of Jammu.
Buy Jammu Rajma, dry fruits, Kashmiri handicrafts and Pashmina from the many markets in Jammu City to get the...
Dotted with a number of Hindu temples and an important Sikh Gurudwara, Jammu is ideal for a pilgrimage tour.
Boasting a number of historical sites and a museum with an impressive collection, Jammu offers the best heritage tour to its visitors.
Jammu has its own airport that connects it to many cities and towns of India including Srinagar, Leh, Delhi, and Chandigarh.
Jammu has its own railway station that operates trains to several cities and towns of India. Therefore, reaching Jammu by train is quite easy and comfortable.
The National Highway 44 connects Jammu to several cities in India like Chandigarh, Delhi, Pathankot, Srinagar etc.
The region’s largest city and a hub of tourists, Jammu City offers its visitors a plethora of staying options. Be it pilgrims or family vacationers or backpackers, the city has something for everyone. There is a number of budget to mid-range hotels in Jammu along with several luxury category accommodations for those wanting a little bit of extra pampering on their holiday.
Tourists can find various hotel options in Raghunath Temple area as well as Jammu Railway Station area. However, staying places are also available in the other parts of the city as well.
At TMI, we choose the best accommodation for you in Jammu for your memorable holiday experience. We offer the best discounts & deals and avail hotel bookings at best prices. Our association with the finest hotels & resorts in Jammu city ensure you stay at the hotel of your budget and choice.
The City of Temples, Jammu is the best place to seek a religious tour and soak in the spiritual aura. However, it also a place to shop for the best of everything Jammu has to offer that begins right from Jammu Rajma to dry fruits to woodcrafts to even Kashmiri Pashmina and handicrafts.
Jammu is ideal for relaxing, sightseeing, and losing oneself in the rich history and culture. There are several historical sites in Jammu making heritage sighting an important activity in the city. It is also the best place to try the native Dogra cuisine and its delicious dishes.
A large number of Hindu temples dot Jammu City and while some of them make it to the top attractions of the destination, many are still worth paying a homage. Amongst the best places to see in Jammu are Raghunath Temple, Peer Kho Cave, and Ranbireshwar Temple, all three of them are popular amongst Hindu devotees and have a rich history to boast of.
Apart from the temples, Jammu’s major attractions include the historically rich Bahu Fort & Garden, Amar Mahal, and Mubarak Mandi Palace. Jammu has many attractions around it which draw the attention of the tourists like Mansar and Surinsar Lakes. The twin lakes are beautiful and offer the best boating experience to the visitors.
From Jammu Airport, you can hire taxis and private vehicles to reach Jammu City. After getting down at Jammu Tawi Railway Station, you can reach any part of Jammu City via a taxi or private vehicle.
Vaishno Devi is located almost 63 kilometers away from Jammu City, or at a driving time of 2 hours 17 minutes.
Patnitop is located 110.3 kilometers approx. from Jammu City, and it takes almost 2 hours 40 minutes to reach it by car.
The best, most convenient and fastest way to reach Srinagar from Jammu is via flight, from Jammu Airport to Sheikh-Ul-Alam International Airport. You can also travel from Jammu to Srinagar by bus, but that will take you around 7 hours 16 minutes and can be quite tiring.
You can explore historical attractions like Amar Mahal, Bahu Fort & Garden and Mubarak Mandi Palace. There are several religious attractions like Raghunath Temple, Puramandal Temple, Mahamaya Temple, Ranbireshwar Temple and Dera Baba Banda. Sightseeing attractions in Jammu City are Ranbir Canal, Mansar Lake and Salal Dam and Lake.
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