(Last Updated on : 12/06/2017)
Cities of Jammu and Kashmir
are lined up with the gorgeous scenery and the landscape.
The cities of Jammu and Kashmir have been noted for its fine arts
of ancient Indian culture
consisting of poetry
and the history
of ancient, medieval and modern era. Some of the popular cities are Beerwah
, Watergam Rafiabad
and many more.
, Jammu Division
Jammu is the largest city in the Jammu Division It is the winter capital of Jammu and Kashmir
. Located on the bank of Tawi River
, this city has tourist spots like Bahu Fort
, Amar Mahal Palace
, Raghunath Temple
, Peer Khoh Cave Temple
, Mata Vaishno Devi Temple
and many more.
Nishat is a popular city located on the eastern outskirts of Srinagar
with Nishat Bagh
as the famous tourism
destinations. Nishat also hosts the house of Lakshman Joo
, a 20th century Kashmiri
mystic and philosopher
. It is now a local pilgrimage
Ratnipora, Kashmir Valley
Ratnipora is known for its high education
and the literacy rate. It is higher than any other cities in Jammu and Kashmir.
Srinagar, Kashmir Valley
Srinagar is the principal city and the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir. It is developed on Kashmir Valley near the banks of the Jhelum River
. Dal Lake
and Anchar Lake
are the cynosure here.
, Anantnag District
Anantnag is a city of trade
and commerce in Kashmir Valley. This city is popular for Martand Sun Temple
, which is now an ancient archaeological
Ladakh is developed with tourism, culture
traditions in the lap of Kunlun Mountain Range. Adventure tourism
is popular here for the presence of Nubra Valley
and the mountain passes
, Reasi District
Katra is a pilgrimage city situated in the foothills of the Trikuta Mountains, with the Vaishno Devi Temple as the tourism destination.
, Udhampur District
Udhampur is situated among the forests
of eucalyptus. This city is popular for Patnitop
, Mansar lake
, Surinsar Mansar Wildlife Sanctuary
, Nathatop and Pancheri.
, Baramulla district
Baramulla is developed on the bank of Jhelum River. Baramulla has an eco park
, Leh District
Leh is offering the tourism with Buddhist monasteries
, Buddhist schools of learning
, Leh Palace
, Leh Mosque and the old town which was developed by Kingdom of Ladakh.
Verinag, Anantanag District
Verinag allures the tourists with Verinag Spring
and a Mughal garden
which was built by Mughal Emperor Jahangir
Pass of Pir Panjal Range
connects this city with the other cities of India