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Mar 18 2013

Tourist Attractions of Jammu and Kashmir

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By Sanjog KR

Jammu and Kashmir is one of the major tourist hot spots in northern India. It is famous across the globe for its serene and scenic landscapes and pleasant climate. Large number of tourists come here to explore the charm of snowy peaks, exotic valleys and icy rivers. It is located amidst the Himalayan mountain ranges which blessed this place with number of attractions that promises an enthralling holidays. It is also a popular destination for adventure sports activities because of the majestic Himalayan mountain ranges. During Jammu and Kashmir tour tourist gets an opportunity to experience the mystic beauty of serene and scenic nature which enthrall them most. The major tourist attraction of these places are

Houseboats

This is one of the popular attractions of Jammu and Kashmir which offer a pleasant ride on Dal Lake. The houseboat ride is the best way to feel the charm of beautiful lake and its surrounding attractions. Large number of people prefer houseboat ride because it is the best way to stay close with scenic nature. The houseboats are fully furnished which offers world class facilities to tourists during their stay. These boats are identity of this place which brings fantasy of living on the water come true.
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Feb 01 2013

Jammu Travel Guide – Visit the Winter Capital of Jammu and Kashmir

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By Suhaina Mazhar Sumazla

Jammu is the winter capital of Jammu and Kashmir and is located on the banks of the River Tawi. This is also called the City of Temples as there are many ancient temples and mosques located at this place. This is the second largest city in the state.

India Travel Notes – Visit the Winter Capital of Jammu and Kashmir

Photograph by Bill Strong

Jammu was under the rule of Mughals and then Sikhs before it went into the hands of the British. The city was ruled for a very long time about 984 years by Dev dynasty and then by Dogra rule. During Dogra rule, many temples, mosques and educational institutions were built.
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Jan 04 2013

Celebrate Celestial Beauty at the Paradise on Earth – Jammu and Kashmir

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By Sanjog KR

One can never get enough of Jammu and Kashmir as it is one such destination in the world, which sits smug on the title ‘Paradise on Earth’. The beautiful gardens blooming with colorful flowers, the varied landscape, salubrious climate, romantic lakes, dense forests, arresting rivers, fabulous monuments, numerous shrines, snow-capped mountains and rich cultural heritage crown Jammu and Kashmir with sheer fame and glory. The unsurpassed beauty of this land attracts tourists from across the world throughout the year.

India Travel Notes – Celebrate Celestial Beauty

Photographed By – Bikramjeet Singh

The valley of Kashmir is the canvas of nature painted in varied hues. The pride of this land lies in its attractions of unparalleled beauty: its mesmerizing lakes such as Dal lake with houseboats, aromatic gardens(Mughal garden), temples, mosques. Some of the must-see places in Kashmir are, Gulmarg, Srinagar, Pahalgam, Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Bagh, Chashma Shahi, Pari Mahal, Hazratbal Mosque, Jama Masjid, Shankracharya temple, Makhdoom Sahib, Martand and Awantipur.
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Apr 20 2012

Jammu Tour: Synonymous With Surprises

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India Travel Notes presents: SANJOG KR

India Travel Notes – Jammu Tour: Synonymous With SurprisesJammu is an incomparable element of Kashmir tour guide. The city is a hot destination among Hindu pilgrims as well as the tourists. Apart from these highly revered sites, your Jammu tour package also takes you to a journey to the historically important sites. In short, the best part about Jammu is that it is a highly favoured destination by the devotees, history buffs, nature lovers, adventure seekers and general vacationers.

          Photograph by Zé Eduardo
Popular as the city of temples, Jammu stands between the Himalayan range in the north and the plains of Punjab in the south. The actual beauty of the city lies in its lakes, valleys and a diverse terrain. One can see countless forests of oak and chestnuts dotted over the lower areas, while deodar and pine can be spotted in abundance at higher altitudes. The city, named after King Jambu Lochan, is said to be established it in 9th century BC. Mostly Hindu temples dominate the sight-seeing highlights here.
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Oct 18 2010

Our video of the Week: Incredible Kashmir

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India Travel Notes presents: Enjoy the best of Rural India in 1 min – another inspiring spot from Incredible India

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Oct 11 2010

Our video of the Week: Himalaya mountains Jammu and Kashmir India

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India Travel Notes presents: Enjoy the best of Rural India in 1 min – another inspiring spot from Incredible India

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