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Jammu Travel Guide

Jammu is often referred to as "The City of Temples" & "The Gateway to Kashmir". It is located on the edge of Tawi river in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The city also serves as the central point for the tourists on their way to Vaishno devi, Ladakh and Kashmir Valley.
The major tourists attractions of Jammu are Amar Mahal Palace Museum, Bahu Fort, Bagh-e-bahu, Martand Sun Temple and Mubarak Mandi Palace. Patnitop, situated at the distance of 110 km from Jammu offers the tourists with beautiful skiing locations. Hari Market is the most famous market among tourists in Jammu to shop dry fruits, kashmiri handicrafts and dogra jewelry followed by Raghunath Bazaar and Vir Marg. One the other hand, foodies can gorge on Rajma chawal, Kalaadi Kulcha and Nutri Kulcha. It's best to visit Jammu after the monsoon season to enjoy the weather and beautiful views.
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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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I will be travelling from Delhi to Jammu. Which Covid 19 test is required to reach Jammu within 48 hours? Whether Rapid test or RTPCR?
RTPCR TEST REQUIRED. REPORT BY GOVT HOSPITAL OR ICMR APPROVED CENTRE VALID. REPORT VALID ONLY 48 HOURS. IF YOU TESTED IN PRIVATE ORGANISATION THEN COMPULSARY WRITTEN ON IT THAT'S IT VALID FROM ICMR.
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What covid protocol is followed for entry in Jammu?
One is tested at the airport for Covid 19 through rapid test. If tested negative, then only allowed to proceed otherwise put under institutional quarantine for 14 days.
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we want to stay for one week in jammu for bussiness visit. pls suggest some hotels, where we can get late nite dnr for ramadan fasting people..
Whenever i stayed at jammu i stayed at hotel raghunath . Very good hotel in all aspects and about ur food timing u can directly ask to the manager of that hotel . I think he will make arrangement for this.
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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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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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