Jammu is situated on a hillock, on the bank of river Tawi and is bound by Udhampur district in the north and northeast , Kathua district in the east and southeast, Pakistan(Sialkote) in west and Rajauri district and Bhimber in the northwest. Its skyline was once dotted with glittering spires of temples. These spikes are no longer visible as most of these are hidden behind multi storyed buildings. The city has numerous shrines for Muslims, Sikhs and Christians also. Jammu also serves as base camp for the holy shrine of Vaishno Devi. Jammu is also the Railhead of the state. Information about the district of Jammu.
Information on the district, tourism, industries, and elections, from the district government.
Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board
Official web site. Information about the temple and services available. On line booking of accommodation, helicopter, and pujan services.
The Story of Vaishno Devi
The story of the origins of this holy Hindu shrine in Kashmir.
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