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    Raghunath Mandir - The inner walls of the holy sanctum are covered with gold sheet on all the three sides. There are several galleries in the shrine dedicated to various gods and goddesses associated with the Ramayana. Along with Raghunath Temple, there are 17 other shrines nearby including the Panjbakhtar Temple and Ranbireshwar Temple.Raghunath Mandir is a popular religious shrine located in the city of Jammu. The shrine, dedicated to Lord Rama, was commissioned by Maharaja Gulab Singh, founder of the Kingdom of Jammu and Kashmir in 1835. The construction of the temple was completed by his son Maharaja Ranbir Singh in 1860.

     

    Bahu Fort - The fort stands on a plateau overlooking Tawi River with the surroundings developed into a well laid garden known as Bhave ki Bahu. Bhave ki Bahu is laid on the lines of the Mughal Gardens from where tourists can have a bird’s eye view of Jammu city.Bahu Fort is among the popular sightseeing attractions of the city of Jammu, which was built by Raja Bahulochan over 3,000 years ago. The fort was later restored during the 19th century by the Dogra rulers. Other notable attractions of the fort include Bahu Temple, a shrine dedicated to Goddess Kali.

     

    Shiv Khori - The major highlight of the shrine is the 4 feet svayambhu lingam. The revered figurine constantly baths in a milky lime fluid dripping from the ceiling. There are several natural impressions and images of Hindu deities on the cave walls.

     Shiv Khori is one of the important cave shrines of Jammu, which is famous for the natural formation of a shivalinga. The 150 metres long shrine is among the most respected cave shrines of Lord Shiva in Jammu.

     

    Bagh-e-Bahu - The garden is surrounded by acres of woods, which give a beautiful view of the city. It has a small cafeteria on one of the corners.Bagh-e-Bahu is one of the popular sightseeing attractions of Jammu located along the ancient fort of Bahu. The beautiful garden is laid identical to Mughal Garden and is situated on the embankment of Tawi River.

     

    Mansar Lake - The wildlife sanctuary at the site provides shelter to spotted deer and neelgai along with water birds such as cranes and ducks. Tourists can also explore the traditional life style of Gujjar and Backarwal communities in the surrounding areas. These communities wear ethnic costumes and reside in open ‘kullhas’.Mansar Lake is one of the popular attractions of Jammu, which is surrounded by forest covered hills. On the eastern bank of Mansar Lake, there is the Sheshnag Temple housing a figure of a snake with six heads. The water body is associated with a mythological legend, therefore is frequented by tourists and devotees alike.

     

    Bahu Temple - The sanctum was set up in 1822 during the reign of Maharaja Gulab Singh. As per the folklore, Goddess Bawey Wali has mystical powers identical to Mata Vaishno Devi. Located at a distance of 5 km from Jammu city, the shrine is frequented by devotees every Tuesday and Sunday due to religious importance.Bahu Temple is one of the ancient temples of Jammu, which is situated on a rock face on the left bank of River Tawi. The foundation stone of the temple within Bahu Fort complex is believed to have been laid over 3,000 years ago by Raja Bahulochan. The holy shrine dedicated to Goddess Kali is popularly known as Bawey Wali Mata.

     

    Mahamaya Temple - The Mahamaya Temple is one of the popular sites in the region, which is dedicated to a regional female protagonist. As per historians, Mahamaya fought bravely against foreign invaders and achieved martyrdom around 14 centuries ago. This temple in situated on the banks of River Tawi opposite to the Bahu Fort.

     

    Bagh-e-Bahu Aquarium - At the site, there is a public gallery, museum, laboratory and multimedia centre for aquatic awareness. The entrance and exit of the aquatic gallery is designed in the shape of the mouth of a fish.Bagh-e-Bahu Aquarium, one of the prominent tourist attractions of Jammu, is popular for rich aquatic species. There are 24 aquarium caves, which include 13 small caves housing freshwater fish.Apart from these small caves, large caves have marine water fish, whereas nine medium sized aquariums contain fresh water fish. The aquarium features over 400 varieties of freshwater and marine fish.

     

    Nandini Wildlife Sanctuary - The wildlife sanctuary is spread over an area of 34 sq km, providing refuge to various fauna. Leopard, wild boar, Rhesus monkey, bharal and grey langur are some of the species of the reserve. Nandini Wildlife Sanctuary is a popular site among wildlife enthusiasts that houses various species of pheasants. The reserve was established in an area of thick forests along with wildlife and is situated 28 km from Jammu.

     

    Sanasar - It is built in a cup-shaped meadow and is one of the secluded regions of the country. Owing to the confluence of hilly terrain and plains, the site is ideal for paragliding, trekking and skiing, horse riding, hot air ballooning and camping. The Nag Temple, Hidden Creek and Waterfalls in the surroundings can also be visited. Sanasar is among the major attractions, which is located at a distance of 19 km from Patnitop. The site at an altitude of 2,079 metres above sea level provides a peaceful environment. The site is also known as mini Gulmarg and is surrounded by huge conifers.

     

    Amar Mahal Museum - Durbar Hall of the art gallery displays family portraits of the rulers of Jammu and Kashmir along with a collection of Pahari paintings. The main highlight of the museum is the throne of Maharaja Hari Singh made of 120 kg gold. The structure of the building is identical to European castles, as there are sloping roofs with turrets and tall towers. There are extended passages on three sides of the monument, covered by sloping corrugated tin roofs. Amar Mahal Museum is a popular tourist attraction, which served as the family residence of the Dogra Dynasty. The palace was built by King Raja Amar of the Dogra Dynasty during 1890 using red sand stone.

     

    Mubarak Mandi Complex - The oldest testimony of the complex dates back to 1824. The architecture and artwork belonging to Mughal and Rajasthani style along with 17th century European style attract tourists from around the world. Some of the chief attractions of the complex are the Sheesh Mahal, Royal Secretariat and Dogra Art Gallery, the erstwhile Pink Hall. At the complex, palaces are built as a group of buildings around the courtyard. Successive Dogra rulers extended the complex and used the building as the residences of the royal Dogra families. At present, there are halls and galleries in the complex that are used for official and public events along with housing government offices and courts.

     

    Dogra Art Museum - The major attraction of the museum is the gold painted bow and arrow of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan along with carpentry tools. Besides, there are several handwritten manuscripts of Shahnama and Sikandernama in Persian that draw attention of history lovers. Dogra Art Museum is a famous art repository situated in the Mubarak Mandi Complex. This historic gallery is presently located in the Pink Hall, which houses over 800 rare paintings and articles of historical significance. There are separate galleries, where paintings from Basholi, Jammu and Kangra schools have been displayed.

     

    Ranbireshwar Temple - The temple houses a central shivalinga measuring 7.5 feet in height along with twelve small crystal shivalingas measuring 15 cm. Ranbireshwar Temple is situated on Shalimar Road close to the New Secretariat, which is connected by various public transportation modes. Ranbireshwar Temple is one of the popular religious centres of the destination, which was constructed in 1883 by Maharaja Ranbir Singh. The temple dedicated to Lord Shiva comprises two halls decorated with the images of Ganesha and Kartikeya. There are several shivalingas in the shrine along with a Nandi Bull.

     

    Rani Charak Mahal - The monument is connected with treasury house, also known as Toshakhana of the Mubarak Mandi Palace. Arches and columns illustrate the architectural style predominant during that era. There are several valuables housed in the palace, which include artefacts like antique idols, a golden throne, palanquins and utensils. Rani Charak Mahal is one of the famous historic testimonies, located on the banks of the River Tawi. A part of the Mubarak Mandi Complex, the ancient monument houses several government offices in its premises. Built of red stone, the mahal was constructed over 150 years ago.

     

    Dargah Garib Shah - According to belief, homage at the sanctum fills life with happiness. This dargah is maintained by the Hindu community residing nearby.Dargah Garib Shah is one of the holy centres in the region situated at Samba. The ancient shrine is dedicated to the spiritual leader Garib Shah, who preached doctrines of humanity to his disciplines. Dargah Garib Shah draws devotees from different religious backgrounds round the year.

     

    Surinsar Lake - The lotus flower blossoms are the major attractions of the water body. As per myths, legendary warrior Arjuna, of Mahabharata, shot an arrow to the Mansar land, which pierced the earth at a site known as Surinsar. Surinsar Lake is located at a distance of 24 km from Jammu and is linked with Mansar. The beautiful lake is situated in the midst of thick forests with hilly terrains in the backdrop.

     

    Ziarat Baba Buddan Shah - Among other noteworthy Idgahs are Ziarat Baba Roshan Shah Wali near Gumat Bazaar, Ziarat Peer Mitha near Peer Mitha Bazaar and Panch Peer.Ziarat Baba Buddan Shah is among the famous religious centres of the city, which is situated close to the aerodrome at Satwari. The revered site, dedicated to Ziarat Baba Buddan Shah, is popular among devotes and travellers. The shrine is located at a distance of 8 km from Jammu city and is well connected with several modes of transportation.

     

    Peer Kho Cave Temple - The shrine in proximity to River Tawi is well connected by buses. The cave temple is visited by devotees during a pilgrimage to Aap Shambu Temple, Ranbireshwar Temple and Panjbakhtar Temple. Peer Kho Cave Temple is one of the sacred cave temples in the region, which is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The cave temple, also known as Jamwant Cave, is enshrined with the svayambhu shivalinga. The temple is placed in the acacia forest along igneous rocks and is believed to be one of the most ancient religious sites in the region.

     

    Gadhadharji Temple - The Gadhadharji Temple is one of the revered shrines constructed during the reigns of Maharaja Gulab Singh. Located along Mubarak Mandi Palace, the temple houses two life-size statues of God Narayana and Goddess Lakshmi. Apart from religious significance, the monument is appreciated for architectural artistry.

     

    Akhnoor Fort - The ancient fort was built on the site belonging to the Harappan Civilisation. Along the fort, there is a two-storeyed palace which has decorated arches and murals.The Akhnoor Fort is one of the famous historic testimonies belonging to the early 19th century. The testament in the ancient town of Akhnoor is situated along with the River Chenab at a distance of 32 km from Jammu.

     

    Paanch Peer - The site is located in close proximity to the Palace of the Maharaja of Jammu and Kashmir on National Highway 1A.Paanch Peer is one of the important pilgrim sites, which reflect the religious fervour of the local inhabitants. As per legend, five religious men worshipped and mediated at the site. The holy graves of these sages are visited by ardent devotees from around the country.

     

    Aap Sambhu Temple Sathrian - Aap Sambhu Temple Sathrian is one of the famous religious centres of Jammu located in Sathrian of Roopnagar. The site represents the traditional legacy of the territory, which features a natural shivalinga.

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    KC Residency, Jammu

    Residency Road

    KC Residency, Jammu is Approx 3km from Jammu Tawi Railway Station, 4 km from Jammu Airport, 2 Restaurants, Coffee shop, Bar, Banquet and conference facilities Located on Residency Road, K C Residency enjoys proximity to

    4,600.00 Avg/night

    Raghunath Hotel, Jammu

    Near Raghunath Temple

    Raghunath Hotel, Jammu is placed near Raghunath temple, opposite Hari Market. The significant landmarks near the hotel are Bahu Temple (Approx. 4km) and Fort Park (Approx. 4km). The pious Bahu Temple, inside the Bahu Fo

    1,125.00 Avg/night

    Asia Jammu Tawi Hotel, Jammu

    Nehru Market

    Asia Jammu Tawi Hotel, Jammu is conveniently placed in Jammu tawi and has hassle free connectivity to places like Bahu Fort (5 km), Sanasar (129 km), Amar Mahal Museum (6 km), Shiv Khori (102 km), Bagh-e-Bahu (5 km), Mub

    5,595.00 Avg/night

    Meridian Palace, Jammu

    New Rehari Road

    Meridian Palace, Jammu is located opp. Shakuntla Cinema, New Rehari road. Nearby places to visit from the hotel include Bahu Fort (Approx. 5km) and Amar Mahal Museum (Approx. 3km). Bahu Fort include a Bahu Temple which i

    2,280.00 Avg/night

    Novelty Hotel, Jammu

    Raghunath Bazar

    Novelty Hotel, Jammu is Located opposite Raghunath temple, Lower R.N. Baza, Hotel Novelty is surrounded by Raghunath Mandir (Approx. 0.1km) and Bagh-e-Bahu (Approx. 5km). Bagh-e-Bahu is a beautiful landscaped garden on t

    1,240.00 Avg/night

    Fortune Inn Riviera, Jammu

    Gulab Singh Marg

    Fortune Inn Riviera, Jammu is 800 m from Jewel Cinema, 1.1 km from KC Plaza, 1.9 km from General Bus Stand, In-house North Indian grill restaurant Located a stone s throw away from The City Square Mall and Lok Nayak Jaip

    4,400.00 Avg/night

    Log Inn Hotel, Jammu

    Residency Road Extension

    Log Inn Hotel, Jammu is strategically located at Shahidi chowk. Nearby interesting places of tourist importance are Bahu Fort (Approx. 4km) and Amar Mahal Museum (Approx. 4km). Bahu Fort is one of the popular sightseeing

    1,730.00 Avg/night

    Chander Lok Hotel, Jammu

    R.N.Bazar

    Chander Lok Hotel, Jammu offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property is

    1,040.00 Avg/night

    Jammu Ashok Hotel, Jammu

    Opp. Amar Mahal

    Jammu Ashok Hotel, Jammu is situated 8 kilometers from the airport and caters to both business and leisure travelers. This property is created from fine interiors with pure surroundings that creates a convenient accommod

    2,160.00 Avg/night

    Samrat Hotel, Jammu

    Near Bus Stand

    Samrat Hotel, Jammu is located near General Bus Stand, Jammu City. The nearby places of interest that patrons can explore from the hotel are Bahu Fort (Approx. 3km) and Amar Mahal Museum (Approx. 4km). Bahu Fort is an an

    1,900.00 Avg/night

    Hari Niwas Palace Hotel, Jammu

    Jammu And Kashmir

    Hari Niwas Palace Hotel, Jammu stands at The Palace road. Mubarak Mandi Complex, Jammu (Approx. 2km) and Zanana Park (Approx. 2km) are the major hotspots around the hotel. Mubarak Mandi Complex is the major historic hub

    4,400.00 Avg/night

    Vardaan Hotel, Jammu

    Near General Bus Stand

    Vardaan Hotel, Jammu is stationed near General Bus Stand. Nearby prominent tourist destinations include Mubarak Mandi Complex, Jammu (Approx. 3km) and Bahu Fort Park (Approx. 3km). Mubarak Mandi Complex, the erstwhile r

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    Ashoka New Diamond Hotel, Jammu

    Vinayak Bazar

    Ashoka New Diamond Hotel, Jammu is well located at Jewbel Chowk in Jammu City and possesses supreme connectivity to places like Vaishno Devi (52 km), Bahu Fort Park, Gorkha Nagar (7 km), Amar Mahal Museum (7 km), Mansar

    2,100.00 Avg/night

    Hotel New Swastik, Jammu

    Gurdwara Sunder Singh Road

    Hotel New Swastik, Jammu is located on Gurudwara Sunder Singh Road, in Jammu. This hotel is only a 10-minute drive of Jammu Airport.This property is created from fine interiors with pure surroundings that creates a conv

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    Ritz Manor Hotel, Jammu

    Nagrota Bypass

    Ritz Manor Hotel, Jammu offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property is c

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    Hotel Surya Excellence, Jammu

    Below Gumat

    Hotel Surya Excellence, Jammu offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This propert

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    Jehlum Resorts, Jammu

    Opp: Bahu Plaza

    Jehlum Resorts, Jammu is located opp the famous bahu plaza at gandhi nagar in Jammu.This property is created from fine interiors with pure surroundings that creates a convenient accommodate for travellers. It offers in-h

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    Kings Lodge, Jammu

    Bye-Pass Road

    Kings Lodge, Jammu offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property is create

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    Green Palace Hotel, Jammu

    Opp Hari Bhawan Hari Market

    Green Palace Hotel, Jammu offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property is

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    Gulmohar Hotel, Jammu

    G.S.S.Road

    Gulmohar Hotel, Jammu offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property is cre

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    Raghunath Mandir - The inner walls of the holy sanctum are covered with gold sheet on all the three sides. There are several galleries in the shrine dedicated to various gods and goddesses associated with the Ramayana. Along with Raghunath Temple, there are 17 other shrines nearby including the Panjbakhtar Temple and Ranbireshwar Temple.Raghunath Mandir is a popular religious shrine located in the city of Jammu. The shrine, dedicated to Lord Rama, was commissioned by Maharaja Gulab Singh, founder of the Kingdom of Jammu and Kashmir in 1835. The construction of the temple was completed by his son Maharaja Ranbir Singh in 1860.

     

    Bahu Fort - The fort stands on a plateau overlooking Tawi River with the surroundings developed into a well laid garden known as Bhave ki Bahu. Bhave ki Bahu is laid on the lines of the Mughal Gardens from where tourists can have a bird’s eye view of Jammu city.Bahu Fort is among the popular sightseeing attractions of the city of Jammu, which was built by Raja Bahulochan over 3,000 years ago. The fort was later restored during the 19th century by the Dogra rulers. Other notable attractions of the fort include Bahu Temple, a shrine dedicated to Goddess Kali.

     

    Shiv Khori - The major highlight of the shrine is the 4 feet svayambhu lingam. The revered figurine constantly baths in a milky lime fluid dripping from the ceiling. There are several natural impressions and images of Hindu deities on the cave walls.

     Shiv Khori is one of the important cave shrines of Jammu, which is famous for the natural formation of a shivalinga. The 150 metres long shrine is among the most respected cave shrines of Lord Shiva in Jammu.

     

    Bagh-e-Bahu - The garden is surrounded by acres of woods, which give a beautiful view of the city. It has a small cafeteria on one of the corners.Bagh-e-Bahu is one of the popular sightseeing attractions of Jammu located along the ancient fort of Bahu. The beautiful garden is laid identical to Mughal Garden and is situated on the embankment of Tawi River.

     

    Mansar Lake - The wildlife sanctuary at the site provides shelter to spotted deer and neelgai along with water birds such as cranes and ducks. Tourists can also explore the traditional life style of Gujjar and Backarwal communities in the surrounding areas. These communities wear ethnic costumes and reside in open ‘kullhas’.Mansar Lake is one of the popular attractions of Jammu, which is surrounded by forest covered hills. On the eastern bank of Mansar Lake, there is the Sheshnag Temple housing a figure of a snake with six heads. The water body is associated with a mythological legend, therefore is frequented by tourists and devotees alike.

     

    Bahu Temple - The sanctum was set up in 1822 during the reign of Maharaja Gulab Singh. As per the folklore, Goddess Bawey Wali has mystical powers identical to Mata Vaishno Devi. Located at a distance of 5 km from Jammu city, the shrine is frequented by devotees every Tuesday and Sunday due to religious importance.Bahu Temple is one of the ancient temples of Jammu, which is situated on a rock face on the left bank of River Tawi. The foundation stone of the temple within Bahu Fort complex is believed to have been laid over 3,000 years ago by Raja Bahulochan. The holy shrine dedicated to Goddess Kali is popularly known as Bawey Wali Mata.

     

    Mahamaya Temple - The Mahamaya Temple is one of the popular sites in the region, which is dedicated to a regional female protagonist. As per historians, Mahamaya fought bravely against foreign invaders and achieved martyrdom around 14 centuries ago. This temple in situated on the banks of River Tawi opposite to the Bahu Fort.

     

    Bagh-e-Bahu Aquarium - At the site, there is a public gallery, museum, laboratory and multimedia centre for aquatic awareness. The entrance and exit of the aquatic gallery is designed in the shape of the mouth of a fish.Bagh-e-Bahu Aquarium, one of the prominent tourist attractions of Jammu, is popular for rich aquatic species. There are 24 aquarium caves, which include 13 small caves housing freshwater fish.Apart from these small caves, large caves have marine water fish, whereas nine medium sized aquariums contain fresh water fish. The aquarium features over 400 varieties of freshwater and marine fish.

     

    Nandini Wildlife Sanctuary - The wildlife sanctuary is spread over an area of 34 sq km, providing refuge to various fauna. Leopard, wild boar, Rhesus monkey, bharal and grey langur are some of the species of the reserve. Nandini Wildlife Sanctuary is a popular site among wildlife enthusiasts that houses various species of pheasants. The reserve was established in an area of thick forests along with wildlife and is situated 28 km from Jammu.

     

    Sanasar - It is built in a cup-shaped meadow and is one of the secluded regions of the country. Owing to the confluence of hilly terrain and plains, the site is ideal for paragliding, trekking and skiing, horse riding, hot air ballooning and camping. The Nag Temple, Hidden Creek and Waterfalls in the surroundings can also be visited. Sanasar is among the major attractions, which is located at a distance of 19 km from Patnitop. The site at an altitude of 2,079 metres above sea level provides a peaceful environment. The site is also known as mini Gulmarg and is surrounded by huge conifers.

     

    Amar Mahal Museum - Durbar Hall of the art gallery displays family portraits of the rulers of Jammu and Kashmir along with a collection of Pahari paintings. The main highlight of the museum is the throne of Maharaja Hari Singh made of 120 kg gold. The structure of the building is identical to European castles, as there are sloping roofs with turrets and tall towers. There are extended passages on three sides of the monument, covered by sloping corrugated tin roofs. Amar Mahal Museum is a popular tourist attraction, which served as the family residence of the Dogra Dynasty. The palace was built by King Raja Amar of the Dogra Dynasty during 1890 using red sand stone.

     

    Mubarak Mandi Complex - The oldest testimony of the complex dates back to 1824. The architecture and artwork belonging to Mughal and Rajasthani style along with 17th century European style attract tourists from around the world. Some of the chief attractions of the complex are the Sheesh Mahal, Royal Secretariat and Dogra Art Gallery, the erstwhile Pink Hall. At the complex, palaces are built as a group of buildings around the courtyard. Successive Dogra rulers extended the complex and used the building as the residences of the royal Dogra families. At present, there are halls and galleries in the complex that are used for official and public events along with housing government offices and courts.

     

    Dogra Art Museum - The major attraction of the museum is the gold painted bow and arrow of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan along with carpentry tools. Besides, there are several handwritten manuscripts of Shahnama and Sikandernama in Persian that draw attention of history lovers. Dogra Art Museum is a famous art repository situated in the Mubarak Mandi Complex. This historic gallery is presently located in the Pink Hall, which houses over 800 rare paintings and articles of historical significance. There are separate galleries, where paintings from Basholi, Jammu and Kangra schools have been displayed.

     

    Ranbireshwar Temple - The temple houses a central shivalinga measuring 7.5 feet in height along with twelve small crystal shivalingas measuring 15 cm. Ranbireshwar Temple is situated on Shalimar Road close to the New Secretariat, which is connected by various public transportation modes. Ranbireshwar Temple is one of the popular religious centres of the destination, which was constructed in 1883 by Maharaja Ranbir Singh. The temple dedicated to Lord Shiva comprises two halls decorated with the images of Ganesha and Kartikeya. There are several shivalingas in the shrine along with a Nandi Bull.

     

    Rani Charak Mahal - The monument is connected with treasury house, also known as Toshakhana of the Mubarak Mandi Palace. Arches and columns illustrate the architectural style predominant during that era. There are several valuables housed in the palace, which include artefacts like antique idols, a golden throne, palanquins and utensils. Rani Charak Mahal is one of the famous historic testimonies, located on the banks of the River Tawi. A part of the Mubarak Mandi Complex, the ancient monument houses several government offices in its premises. Built of red stone, the mahal was constructed over 150 years ago.

     

    Dargah Garib Shah - According to belief, homage at the sanctum fills life with happiness. This dargah is maintained by the Hindu community residing nearby.Dargah Garib Shah is one of the holy centres in the region situated at Samba. The ancient shrine is dedicated to the spiritual leader Garib Shah, who preached doctrines of humanity to his disciplines. Dargah Garib Shah draws devotees from different religious backgrounds round the year.

     

    Surinsar Lake - The lotus flower blossoms are the major attractions of the water body. As per myths, legendary warrior Arjuna, of Mahabharata, shot an arrow to the Mansar land, which pierced the earth at a site known as Surinsar. Surinsar Lake is located at a distance of 24 km from Jammu and is linked with Mansar. The beautiful lake is situated in the midst of thick forests with hilly terrains in the backdrop.

     

    Ziarat Baba Buddan Shah - Among other noteworthy Idgahs are Ziarat Baba Roshan Shah Wali near Gumat Bazaar, Ziarat Peer Mitha near Peer Mitha Bazaar and Panch Peer.Ziarat Baba Buddan Shah is among the famous religious centres of the city, which is situated close to the aerodrome at Satwari. The revered site, dedicated to Ziarat Baba Buddan Shah, is popular among devotes and travellers. The shrine is located at a distance of 8 km from Jammu city and is well connected with several modes of transportation.

     

    Peer Kho Cave Temple - The shrine in proximity to River Tawi is well connected by buses. The cave temple is visited by devotees during a pilgrimage to Aap Shambu Temple, Ranbireshwar Temple and Panjbakhtar Temple. Peer Kho Cave Temple is one of the sacred cave temples in the region, which is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The cave temple, also known as Jamwant Cave, is enshrined with the svayambhu shivalinga. The temple is placed in the acacia forest along igneous rocks and is believed to be one of the most ancient religious sites in the region.

     

    Gadhadharji Temple - The Gadhadharji Temple is one of the revered shrines constructed during the reigns of Maharaja Gulab Singh. Located along Mubarak Mandi Palace, the temple houses two life-size statues of God Narayana and Goddess Lakshmi. Apart from religious significance, the monument is appreciated for architectural artistry.

     

    Akhnoor Fort - The ancient fort was built on the site belonging to the Harappan Civilisation. Along the fort, there is a two-storeyed palace which has decorated arches and murals.The Akhnoor Fort is one of the famous historic testimonies belonging to the early 19th century. The testament in the ancient town of Akhnoor is situated along with the River Chenab at a distance of 32 km from Jammu.

     

    Paanch Peer - The site is located in close proximity to the Palace of the Maharaja of Jammu and Kashmir on National Highway 1A.Paanch Peer is one of the important pilgrim sites, which reflect the religious fervour of the local inhabitants. As per legend, five religious men worshipped and mediated at the site. The holy graves of these sages are visited by ardent devotees from around the country.

     

    Aap Sambhu Temple Sathrian - Aap Sambhu Temple Sathrian is one of the famous religious centres of Jammu located in Sathrian of Roopnagar. The site represents the traditional legacy of the territory, which features a natural shivalinga.

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