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Jammu Travel Guide

The southernmost part of the state of Jammu and Kashmir is constituted by Jammu. This region serves as a transition zone between.....

The southernmost part of the state of Jammu and Kashmir is constituted by Jammu. This region serves as a transition zone between the hilly Himalayan ranges and the Punjab plains. Jammu region is also locally referred to as Duggardesh. It is one of the three major subdivisions of the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The city of Jammu situated in the Jammu district is the largest city of this northern most state of India. The Jammu city serves as the winter capital of the state. The city of Jammu offers great options to tourists and it remains the main gateway to the Kashmir valley.

This holy city of Hindus is famous for shrines and temples. Moreover, Jammu has a rich cultural heritage of Hindu, Islam and Sikh religions. Apart from the various temples in the heart of the city, there are beautiful forests, waterfalls and rivulets in the surrounding areas. The city, therefore, offers a complete package to the visitors. The Jammu travel guide can enable the tourists to plan their visit in the city. One can get answers to various questions about the weather, tourist destinations and accommodations in Jammu through the Jammu travel guide.

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How to Reach Jammu
Nestled at the backdrop of Pir Panjal ranges, Jammu is a celebrated historic city and a land of grand ancient temples. Jammu is built on a series of ridges and is therefore believed to be an architect's masterpiece. Jammu is a a focal point for the route to Mata Vaishno Devi. Tourist attractions like Mubarak Mandi and Rani Park mark its historic importance. Jammu can be reached from anywhere in India, thanks to an equipped excellent road, rail and air network.
 
How to Reach Jammu  by Air
 
Satwari Airport, Jammu, is served by major airlines of India. It offers regular flight service from places like Delhi, Srinagar, Leh and Mumbai. The airport is located in the heart of Jammu and can be reached by any means of public transport. Passengers can hire a taxi from the airport to travel across the city.
 
How to Reach Jammu by Road
 
Jammu has a good network of roadways. NH1 passes through Jammu and connects it to India's most pictorial destination, Kashmir. Jammu is also served regularly by state and private buses from places like Amritsar, Delhi, Manali, Ludhiana and Shimla. Local cabs are available outside bus terminus for convenience of passengers.
 
How to Reach Jammu by Rail
 
Jammu Tawi, a prominent railway junction, is located within Jammu city. It connects Jammu to almost all important Indian cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Trivandrum, Pune, Amritsar wih regular express and mail train services. Several local cabs and tourist vehicles are available outside the station, which can be availed to travel within the city.

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What are the specialities of the local cuisine in Jammu? Please recommend some good authentic restaurants.
Red chilli, KC, and khana khajana, hot billions with live music
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Please tell me the best route to go for Jammu Vaisnav Devi Mandir from Kanpur.
very simple.by train or flight (cheap nowadays .to Jammu.take prepaid taxi upto Katra.public transport also there.train facility also available from Jammu tavi station to Katra via Udhampur.book room in Katra via Goibibo.go by helicopter to bhavan 2000 return.or by walking.We prefer Subash international hotel in Katra ban Ganga road.good n into the market area
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Basically how much time do we need to visit Vaishno mata devi from Jammu airport?  i am planning on Dec 21
dear sir from airport to directly going vaishno devi approx 2 hours..
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Looking for a good hotel near Jammu Railway Station. Please suggest.
Sir, you should try Hotel Manser near to raghunath temple at a very good location.
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