Jammu lies at an altitude of 327 mts in the lower ranges of the Shivalik Hills. It is situated by the banks of the river Tawi. The Dogra’s ruled Jammu in the 1800’s and they built the beautiful temples and shrines which are now famous in the city. Bahu Fort is the oldest fort in Jammu city and there is a temple of Goddess Kali here who is considered as the main deity of Jammu. There is a terraced Mughal aged garden surrounding the fort which is a favourite picnic spot for the locals. Jammu is famous for its special dishes like patisa, rajma and kalaadi. Devotees alight at Jammu city to proceed for the holy Vaishnodevi Darshan.
PLACES OF INTEREST:
Bahu Fort and gardens
Summers are hot with temperatures reaching upto 46 degrees and winters are cold with temperatures going below 5 degrees.