Top Tourist Places To Visit in Jammu

Top Tourist Places To Visit in Jammu

  • 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.

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.

Transportation

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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Frequently Asked Questions
  • How many days should I plan for a Jammu trip?
    It is recommended to plan for at least 3-4 days to explore the main attractions and experience the essence of Jammu.
  • What is the nearest major airport or train station for Jammu?
    The nearest major airport to Jammu is Jammu Airport (Satwari Airport), while the nearest major train station is Jammu Tawi Railway Station.
  • What are the primary transportation options for reaching Jammu?
    The primary transportation options for reaching Jammu are by air, train, or road. Jammu has its own airport and is well-connected by train and road networks.
  • Are there any special events or festivals in Jammu?
    Jammu celebrates several festivals, with the Jammu Mahotsav being the most prominent cultural event showcasing local art, music, and dance forms.
  • What are the top tourist attractions in Jammu?
    The top tourist attractions in Jammu include the holy Vaishno Devi Temple, Bahu Fort, Mubarak Mandi Palace, Raghunath Temple, and Amar Mahal Palace.
  • What are some must-try local dishes and restaurants in Jammu?
    Some must-try local dishes in Jammu include Rajma Chawal, Dogra-style meat preparations, and Kaladi Kulcha. Popular restaurants include Krishna Vaishno Dhaba and Jai Hind Bakery.
  • What types of accommodations are available in Jammu?
    Jammu offers a wide range of accommodations including hotels, guesthouses, resorts, and homestays catering to different budgets and preferences.
  • Are there any public transportation available in Jammu?
    Yes, Jammu has a well-connected public transportation system with local buses and shared auto-rickshaws available for commuting within the city.
  • What are the transportation options available in Jammu?
    Jammu offers various transportation options including taxis, auto-rickshaws, local buses, and private vehicles for getting around the city.
  • What is the primary language spoken in Jammu?
    The primary language spoken in Jammu is Dogri, but Hindi and English are also commonly understood and spoken.
  • What is the best time to visit Jammu?
    The best time to visit Jammu is during the months of September to March, when the weather is pleasant and suitable for sightseeing.
  • What activities can be done in Jammu?
    In Jammu, one can indulge in activities like visiting religious sites, exploring historical palaces, enjoying scenic beauty, trekking, and shopping for local handicrafts.
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