5 Offbeat things to do in the beautiful Jammu valley

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All of us know that Jammu is revered as the heaven on earth and it was said by none other than Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru. And yes it is true to an extent that it has some of the best lakes, hill stations and people who are just lovely human beings. While there you can do a lot things ranging from having the local cuisine to staying a night on the houseboat and trying a shikara ride. A famous tourist destination book your flights from Delhi to Jammu and get ready to explore the heaven on earth. Here are some of the places you must visit while in Jammu.

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1.Visit Bahu Fort: Around 5 km from the Jammu downtown area stand the Bahu fort on a slope, on the banks of the Tawi stream. It was developed roughly 3,000 years prior by Raja Bahu Lochan. Inside the post is a sanctuary, devoted to the Hindu goddess Kali, prominently called Bave Wali Mata Mandir. You can likewise visit the terraced gardens close to the stronghold, which has delightful wellsprings and a light and sound show in the nighttimes. Aside from being a well known visitor spot, it likewise has an address focus and is accepted to be one of the subcontinent's biggest underground aquarium.

2.Raghunath Temple: Arranged in the heart of Jammu city is the Raghunath sanctuary committed to Lord Rama. Accepted to be the biggest sanctuary complex in north India, the encompassing sanctuaries are committed to the different divinities from the Ramayana. It is said that development of the Raghunath Mandir Complex was started by Maharaja Gulab Singh in 1835 and was finished by his child, Maharaja Ranbir Singh in 1860. The sanctuary is effortlessly available via auto, taxi or bus.

3.Tawi River: Once the royal residence of King Hari Singh, it is presently changed over into a legacy lavish inn. Based on the banks of the Tawi stream, it disregards the Trikuta slopes on the other side. Inside the royal residence complex, you can visit the Palace Museum, which contains the photos and story of King Hari Singh's throne and a 3D figure demarking his kingdom.

4.Shopping: Head to Raghunath Bazar in the old Jammu city and you'll discover just about all that you need. You can get some pashminas, pherans (the customary Kashmiri dress) Kashmiri weaved kurtis, dress material, sacks. You can likewise purchase, walnuts, almonds, saffron and Kashmiri Kahwa tea. Another well known purchase is the naamda or petition mat. At Gole market in Gandhi Nagar, you'll discover painstaking work. There's likewise a little shopping center where you can discover marked things.

5.Fooding around: With regards to sustenance, head to Hari Niwas Palace to attempt wazwan a multi-course Kashmiri dinner. A large portion of the dishes are non-veggie lover's delight (chicken, sheep) and it is a substantial supper that incorporates delights like Tabak Maaz, Rista, Kebabs, Goshtaba and that's just the beginning. For veggie lovers, rajma chawal and kamal kakdi (lotus stem vegetable) are the fundamental treats. Road nourishment is a major hit in Jammu and you can make a beeline for Moti Bazar in Parade to test some heavenly kalari kulcha. Pahalwan di hatti and Nav Durga Sweets are surely understood fast food joints that serve firni, samosas, aloo tikki, golguppas and chaat.

Even now if you think you want to see more of Jammu, then head on to the Machail Mata and Vaishno Devi mandir to explore your religious side. However, book your flights to Jammu and return flights from Jammu to Delhi in advance so as to get best offers and save money.


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