It is known as the winter capital of Jammu and Kashmir. It is the largest city of Jammu district which is the Indian union territory and also the headquarters of it. The city of Jammu is located on the banks of the Tawi River. it is surrounded by the Himalayas in the north and the northern-plains in the south with an area of 26.64 km2.

Jammu

Jammu

In the Union Territory, Jammu is the second-most populous city and the most visited place. It is known as the city of temples for its ancient temples and Hindu temples. 

Bahu Fort

The Bahu Fort is a historic fort of Jammu. The ancient fort built on the banks of the river Tavi is believed to have been built by King Bahulochan about 3000 years ago. It is believed that the fort was first renovated during the Sikh rule in the 18th century by Maharaja Ranjit Singh. A fort is a religious place, and near it is a temple dedicated to the Hindu goddess Kali. This temple is known as “Bawe Wali Mata temple” by the locals

Amar Mahal

The Amar Mahal Palace is a palace in Jammu city which is now has been converted into a museum. It was built for King Amar Singh a Dogra king in the nineteenth century on the lines of a French Chateau by a French architect. The palace was donated by Dr. Karan Singh to the Hari-Tara charitable trust for use as a museum. 

This was the last residential place for the Dogra dynasty, the paintings of this royal family are still on display here.

Mubarak Mandi Palace 

Mubarak Mandi Palace

Mubarak Mandi Palace

Mubarak Mandi is a place located in Jammu. The palace was the royal residence of the Maharajas of the Dogra Dynasty of Jammu and Kashmir.until 1925, It was his main seat when Maharaja Harisinh moved to the Hari Niwas Palace which is located in the northern part of Jammu. The oldest building in the complex dates back to 1824

 

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