Vaishno Devi or Vaishno Mata also known as Trikuta Devi, Ambe Maa and Vaishnavi, is an avtar of Hindu Godess ‘Lakshmi Maa’ or ‘Mahalakshmi’. This temple is one of the famous place in Jammu as it holds the belief of many people living in Jammu or outside Jammu. Vaishno Devi Temple is situated over the… Read More »
Machail Mata temple is a holy place of Goddess Durga who is also known by the name of Kali or Chandi Maa. Machail Mata temple is situated at a village named as Machail in Padder which is in Kishtwar district of Jammu. The name of the temple Machail Mata has its origin from the name… Read More »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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.
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 »
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.