Jammu attractions

Palace in Jammu

Amar Mahal

In the 1890s the Dogra maharajas moved from the Mubarak Mandi to this European-style brick mansion in the north of town, with castle-style miniturrets and sweeping clifftop views. It's now a museum whose star exhibi…
Hindu Temple in Jammu

Raghunath Mandir

The large, 19th-century Raghunath Mandir marks the heart of older Jammu and features several pavilions containing thousands of what look like grey pebbles set in concrete. In fact, these are saligrams (ammonite foss…
Museum in Jammu

Dogra Art Gallery

Highlights at this interesting local museum include Pahari-style miniature paintings from Basholi, murals from Reasi Fort, and 5th-century terracotta heads from Ambaran near Akhnoor, as well as the building itself –…
Fort in Jammu

Bahu Fort

On a modest hilltop across the River Tawi from the main city, Bahu Fort's sturdy walls were reinforced in the early 19th century. Today they enclose a series of shrines set around a much revered Kali temple. You can…
Palace in Jammu

Mubarak Mandi

Started in 1710 and vastly expanded after 1824 under the Dogras, this extensive complex of palace buildings is fascinating for both its scale and its startling state of semicollapse. The only part that's accessible …