Having government offices including that of the Additional Deputy Commissioner, Chief Medical, the Deputy Commissioner, Horticulture, Sheep Husbandry and Education, in its neighborhood, Kishtwar is however more famous for being a top tourist destination in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It is dotted with dense woods of deodar, pine and fir. The place is filled with temples like Farid-ud-din Sahib, Shrine of Shah Asrar, Athara Bhuja, Chandi Mata shrine and Hazrat Asrar-ud -Din Sahib where you can pay a visit. Positioned at an altitude of 5374 ft above sea level, it is a mélange of the ancient name Kishaswar and Kishat Rishi who lived at this place. It is indeed a perfect place to pay a visit on a tour to Jammu.