Some of the well-known attractions in Jammu City are Amar Mahal, Bahu Fort and Garden, Mubarak Mandi Palace, Dogra Art museum, War memorial, Mansar Lake, Sunisar lake, Akhnoor fort, Baba Dhansar, Shiv Khodi, Reasi fort and Salal Dam and Lake. There are various shrines too like Purmandal, Dera Baba Banda, Krimchi and the iconic Raghunath Temple.
Nandini Wildlife Sanctuary
This wildlife sanctuary is spread over an area of 34 sq km, it’s a popular site among wildlife. The reserve is established in an area of thick forests along with wildlife and is situated 28 km from Jammu city.
Main Attractions: Pheasants, Indian mynah, red junglefowl, blue rock pigeon, Indian peafowl, Chakor, Leopard, wild boar, Rhesus monkey, bharal and grey langur
Best time to visit: March, April, October/November
Basholi (Basoli) is a town in Kathua in Jammu region, situated on the right bank of River Ravi at an altitude of 1876 ft. This town was founded by Raja Bhupat Pal sometime in 1635 and is poluparly known for magnificent places which are now in ruins and miniatures Basohli Paintings. Cold winter and pleasant summer are the main attractions of this place.
Thick forest, gushing streams, emerald meadows strewn with waterfalls best driscribes Bani Valley, the mini Kashmir. The town flourishes along river SEWA, located at an altitude of 4200ft. The pleasant summer time is ideal to enjoy this picturesque hill station of Jammu.