Brief History and Story of Surinsar and Mansar Lake

Lakes are formed at all altitudes and are distributed throughout the world. They are abundant in high latitudes, particularly in mountain regions subjected to glacial action such as Tsomo Riri and Pangong Lakes in Ladakh region, which are at a height of about 18480 and 17450 feet above seal level. But the lake of Surinsar… Read More »

Raghunath Temple In Jammu

Located at the heart of the city, Raghunath Temple is the important pilgrimage of Jammu and has been dedicated to Lord Rama who is one of the primary Hindu deities. The construction of the Raghunath temple was started by then Maharaja Kashmir Gulab Singh in 1835 A.D. After his death the work was completed by his… Read More »

Colonel’s Walk, Trot & Jump Riding School In Jammu

It’s not surprising that Jammu & Kashmir is a pretty good destination for adventure sports enthusiasts. With so much diversity in the terrains across the state, it comes as no surprise that J&K has a lot of scope for adventure sports. This is why adventure seekers from all over the country come over to enjoy… Read More »

Chenab Bridge: World’s Highest Railway Bridge in J&K

The next man-made wonder? World’s highest railway bridge being built over Chenab will dwarf the Eiffel Tower. Indian railways is building the world’s highest rail bridge over the Chenab River in Jammu and Kashmir. Chenab Bridge, is a man made wonder set to be completed this year. The world’s tallest rail bridge is expected to… Read More »

Chenab River – A Major River of India and Pakistan

The Chenab River is a major river of India and Pakistan. It forms in the upper Himalayas in the Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh, India, and flows through the Jammu region of Jammu and Kashmir into the plains of the Punjab, Pakistan. The waters of the Chenab are allocated to Pakistan under the… Read More »

Bahu Fort: One of the Ancient forts in Jammu

Bahu fort is one of the oldest forts in Jammu, built by Raja Bahulochan at about 3000 years ago and later renovated by Kings of the Dogra Dynasty in 19th century. This fort has the religious significance having a temple of well known Hindu goddess named Kali, who is being considered as the god of… Read More »

Surinsar Lake and Island With Thousand Bats

Surinsar and Mansar Lake are considered to be twin lakes. According to Hindu mythological legends, the origin of the lake is closely associated with the legendary warrior of Mahabharata, Arjun. It is said to believe that Arjun shot an arrow in to the Mansar and a spring gushed of the earth and now it is… Read More »

Mansarovar Lake: The Mythological Fresh Water Lake in Jammu

Mansar Lake also known as Mansarovar Lake is one of the most famous tourist spot of Jammu and Kashmir. It lake lies in Jammu region at a distance of 60 km from the city of Jammu and 40 km from Udhampur. This adventures lake is surrounded by forest-covered hills and has some mythological importance. Besides… Read More »

Ancient Akhnoor Fort – History, Review, Inside and Much More

Akhnoor Fort is considered as one of the most beautiful historical places to visit in Jammu. This beautiful ancient fort of Akhnoor is perched at a height of 301 meters or 988 feet above surface level and formidably stands along the right riverbanks of the mighty Chenab River that originates along the plains at Akhnoor.

Prachin Pandav Gufa: Akhnoor

The cave symbolizes the period of Agyatvas which the Pandavas spent as servant working in the palace of king Virat. It also symbolizes the restoration of faith by the virtue of dedicated meditation under taken by the Pandavas. It is said that Pandavas had come to this place and incorporated a Shivling to seek blessing… Read More »

Mubarak Mandi Palace – The Royal Castle Cum Museum in Jammu

Situated on the bank of River Tawi located adjoining the erstwhile residence of Maharaja Hari Singh. Built with red sandstone, the European styled castle Mubarak Mandi Palace Jammu offers a magnificent view of Shivalik ranges and Tawi River. This Palace was built during the reign of Maharaja Amar Singh of Dogra dynasty in 19th century.… Read More »