In the last post on Sonmarg
, we discussed about the beauty of Jammu and Kashmir. Today we are going to explore the Jammu city which is also one of the major administrative regions in the state and the host to Jammu University.
Jammu city – About
The city of Jammu is blessed with temples and attractive surroundings. It is the winter capital of the state being located in the foothills of the Himalayas. The city was founded in 14th Century BC and has great cultural importance in north India. It is also famous for the Jammu University a prime university of the state. The region of jammu city was also the part of harrapan civilization.
One of the important pilgrimage destination for the Hindus, the Mata vaishnav Devi temple is located in Jammu city and the amarnath route also falls along it. Apart from these the city of jammu is also famous for Mansar Lake and Bahu fort.
Some of the quick facts about Jammu
Jammu pincode : 180000
Jammu std code : 0191
State : Jammu and kashmir
Best season : October to april
Weather: Summer 24 to 39°C, Winter -2 to 20°C
Jammu is known for its scenic beauty and handicrafts industry. You can buy lot’s of cool handicraft stuff from the jammu city market and get yourself memorable souvenirs. Jammu is also famous for its lakes and restaurants.
Some of the popular hotels in Jammu are :
Hotel asia – Jammu tawi
Hotel vardan – jammu
Hotel Jammu Ashok