Monthly Archives: August 2016

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 »

Hari Niwas Palace – The Royal Heritage of Jammu

This Palace was commissioned by Raja Amar Singh who moved to this beautiful vantage point from the palace complex at Mubarak Mandi. It is made in French colonial style using local materials – bricks, lime mortar and pebbles as embellishments. This Palace was the residence of Maharani Tara Devi till 1968.