Endowed with nature’s unparallel beauty, Jammu and Kashmir is no doubt a dreamland for travelers of all sorts. The scenic green views go on till the sight goes with silvery streams and towering snow-capped peaks transforming the whole panorama into a magical world. And in between this lap of nature lie several pilgrimage centres that are visited by people of all faith and from all over the world. When it comes to pilgrimages in Jammu, the region stands out as an epitome of North India’s rich religious heritage.
Some of the major shrines of Jammu pilgrimage tour are Raghunath Temple and Ranbireshwar Temple in Jammu City; Krimchi of Udhampur district; Laxmi Narayan Temple in Bhadarwah; Vaishno Devi Temple, Katra; and Sudh Mahadev Mandir in Patnitop. Most of the pilgrimages in Jammu are dedicated to Hindus and that’s why the region is nicknamed as the ‘land of temples and shrines’. But it doesn’t mean that the region is not important for followers of other religious sects.
Situated on the banks of Chenab River, Deer Baba Banda is a Gurudwara that is thronged by people of all faith. This 300-year old shrine is known for its 3-day annual fair on the occasion of Baishaki. Similarly, Jamia Masjid in Bhaderwah is the oldest mosque in the district of Doda and is considered as an excellent example of ancient regional architecture.
The co-existence of all these and many more shrines reflects the concept of ‘unity in diversity’ very well and it also portrays Jammu as a wonderful sacred destination of India. Get great deals on Jammu pilgrimage tour packages at Tour My India, one of the leading tour operators in India. Whatever be your desire and whatever your budget is, our Jammu packages suit every traveler with ease.