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  • Jammu
  • Jammu & Kashmir
  • India
  • Area

    167 km2

  • Main Languages

    The official language is Urdu and second official languages are Dogri and Punjabi.

  • Population

    A total of 9,51,373 according to the census 2011. Males accounted for 52.7% and females constituted 47.3%.

  • Temperature
    Summer - Max : 39.9oC Min : 23.4 oC.
    Winter - Max : 20.2oC Min : 4.5oC.

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Jammu Overview

The city of Jammu is the winter capital of the state of Jammu & Kashmir. The city derives its name from its founder Raja Jambulochan. It was first named Jambupora, then Jambu Nagar and finally Jammu. It is also known as ‘City of Temples’ since it has many historic temples and domes of old mosques.

Climate and Geography

Jammu is situated at 32.73°N 74.87°E, around the banks of River Tawi. The city has an approximate elevation of 327 m. The Shivalik Range surrounds it on the north, east and southeast while Trikuta Range covers the north-western borders.

Jammu has a humid subtropical climate, with scorching summers and freezing winters. The monsoon showers are also equally heavy in the region. Spring and Autumn seasons are the best period to visit this place.

Suitable Visiting Seasons ( months) : September to March.


Jammu has its own Railway Station named Jammu Tawi that connects it to major cities. This station is used as a getaway to Katra for Hindu pilgrims travelling to Vaishno Devi. NH 1A and 1B provide road connectivity to the city. There are several inter-state bus services that frequently pick and drop visitors. Travelling by air is also easy since Jammu has its own airport with frequent flights to all major cities.

For getting around the place tourists can make use of the local buses or their own hired taxis.

Shopping & Entertainment

Vir Marg, Raghunath Bazaar and Hari Market are the most flocked places to shop around the city. Visitors can buy items of Kashmiri handicraft and traditional Dogra jewellery. The dry fruits of Jammu are also famous for their quality.

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    Nice experince, well managed staff espically trip advisor miss Nazia.
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    We had been to Jammu and Kashmir trip through vasco. They had arranged an excellent tour for us. Every detail was so well planned. Had excellent memorable time. Not even once did we face any problem. Personal care was taken. Must visit J&K. Very nice, kind, friendly and humble people and so are vasco travels. Exactly just the opposite what you see in the news. ...more
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    04 Jun 2013
    Jammu Trip (17th Aug 2012) Trip for Jammu was very exciting... The services provided was superb... Team of SHUBHTTC is very cooperative and made my journey hassle-free.... whether it be changing of my non AC Room to AC Room on urgent basis or availability of transportation...all was arranged and managed so beautifully that I am still mesmerized in memories... The overall management and sense of responsibilities owned by SHUBHTTC team puts it, at par with other travel agencies... Before coming in contact of this travel company, I used services of many renowned travel agencies but their attitude was purely professional ...However the personal attachment and the responsibility that this company possesses is kewl and glass breaking.... After my Jammu trip, I am confident that in future wherever I will go either on LTC or personal tour ...I will use services of this company only... I personally recommend services of this company and fully satisfied...:-):-) Thanks and huge applaud to SHUBHTTC Team for all care and personal attitude ...more

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