Jammu - The City of Temples
Jammu is one of the loved destinations in India among tourists and serves as the winter capital of the Indian territory of Jammu and Kashmir. It lies on the banks of the Tawi river and is surrounded by the Himalayas in the north and the northern-plains in the south. It is labeled as the city of temples as it is witnessed with marvelous temples and shrines for Hindu, Muslims, and Christians as well. The city also serves as the base camp for the famous holy shrine of Vaishno Devi. Explore some famed places for serenity and tranquility. Plan a trip to this wonderful place for its enchanting mountains.
Get involved in the fairs and festivals that are celebrated with great pomp and show. Some to include are- Lohri, which is celebrated in January every year. Several visitors come here to take a dip in the holy rivers. A special dance- Chajja is held on the occasion of Lohri. Another famous festival is the Bahu Mela that is held in the month from March to April and September to October, twice a year at the Kali temple in Bahu fort. Plan a vacation in February and march for witnessing the fabulous Purmandal Mela which is celebrated with great enthusiasm on Shivratri at Peer Khoh, Rainbireshwar temple, and Panjbhaktar temple. There are some other festivals- Jhiri Mela, Chaitra Chaudash, Baisakhi that are celebrated with great interest in Jammu. Jammu welcomes its tourists with some lip-smacking cuisines like- Ghoshtaba, Kalari, Rista, Kashmiri Naan, Noon chai, dum aloo, Rogan Josh, and many more other delicacies. Jammu has some amazing places to explore.
So plan a trip to this marvelous place and make some wow memories for a lifetime.