(Last Updated on : 12/04/2014)
Kathua district is one of the 14 administrative districts that comprise the state of Jammu & Kashmir. With highly unpredictable terrain conditions, Kathua district is overpoweringly a Hindu region, evidence of the cluster of temples surrounded all around the region. Some of the important temples are as follows.
Airwan Temple, Airwan, Kathua, Jammu & Kashmir
: Built by King Vikramaditya, Airwan Temple is considered sacred to mortal beings even after their death.
Asha Purani Mandir, Kathua, Jammu & Kashmir
: Gigantic in terms of the idol and temple architecture, Asha Purani Mandir is dedicated to Goddess Durga.
Mata Balaji Sundri Temple, Shivalik Hills-Parole, Kathua, Jammu & Kashmir
: Armed with a curious legendary incident, Mata Balaji Sundri Temple has a stone installed as the chief deity.
Mata Sundrikote Temple, Shivalik Hills, Kathua, Jammu & Kashmir
: Placed at an elevated altitude, Mata Sundrikote Temple has an enshrined deity apparently to have been found under a Berry tree.
Sapt Sarovar Mandir, Kathua, Jammu & Kashmir
: Sapt Sarovar Mandir does charitable work in the form of educating the underprivileged, deriving its name from the Hindu mythological 'Saptarshi' (seven sages).
Shiv Temple, Kathua, Jammu & Kashmir
: Equipped with a singular architectural wonder, Shiv Temple draws tourists based on only this specific artwork.
Sukarala Mata Temple, Kathua, Jammu & Kashmir
: Sukarala Mata Temple is sanctified to a demonstration of Goddess Durga, believed to have existed from prehistorical times.
Chamunda Devi Temple, Basholi, Kathua, Jammu & Kashmir
: Committed to Chamunda Devi, the Chamunda Devi Temple worships the Goddess in the natural-rock formation.
Jodia Di Mata, Kathua, Jammu & Kashmir
: Navratri is considered the most-visited time, when devotees pour in to pay their respects to the Jodia Di Mata.