There are number of religious places for every devotee, be it Hindu, Sikh, Muslim or Christian in Jammu and Kashmir. Out of these famous religious places you may be already knowing some of them but for a researcher or a keen traveller, there are much more places which can be visited in J&K. A visit to these renowned holy places will certainly make your journey blissful and memorable.
Contended by grabbing the best pilgrimage travel packages we offer you a few of the most popular spiritual trips of J&K. These trips grant the visitors a fascinating experience that they will remember for many, many years. We render the pilgrims with impeccable services to make their holy trip a comfortable one.
Known as the "City of Temples," mountainside Jammu draws over 10 million pilgrims each year, but also offers the casual visitor a wealth of attractions combing religion, art, and nature perched at south of Himalayan range. Tourism in Jammu revolves around pilgrimage sites important to both Hindus and Muslims, shrines of saints, Hindu cave temples and historic forts. Raghunath Temple
Raghunath temple dedicated to Lord Ram is the largest temple in North India in is located in the heart of Jammu city.
Jammu is the winter capital of the state and comes after Kashmir in the list of tourist attractions. Most tourists to Jammu come to pay obeisance at the famous Mata Vaishno Devi shrine which is located on a hill.
Katra is located on the foothills of the Trikuta Mountains in the Himalayas is the one of the most religious cities in Jammu and Kashmir. This is the closest halt for the devotees coming to the shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi, one of the most respected deities of Hinduism.
Hazratbal: The Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar is a Muslim pilgrim site where the faithful come to pay homage. This mosque on the shores of the Dal Lake, houses the most sacred relics, a hair of Prophet Muhammad, called Moe-muqaddas, brought here in 1700 AD by Khawaja Noor-ud-Din from Bijapur. On specific days in the year, it is shown to the faithful who gather in the courtyard.
Shankaracharya Temple: A historic temple atop the Shankaracharya hill on the site of the Takht-I-Suleiman, or throne of Solomon, provides a panoramic view of Srinagar's busy thoroughfares and shimmering blue lakes.
Khir Bhawani (25 km): A marble temple with a gold plated dome stands here in the midst of a pool formed by spring waters. Its located in Gandarbal District at Village Tulmul. Thousands of devotees visit this temple in summer on an annual event.
Awantipur(29 km): On the Srinagar - Anantnag highway, Awantipur has the ruins of two imposing temples built by its founder, King Awantivarman in the 9th century AD.
There are a number of attractions in Leh Ladakh that are filled with extreme pristine beauty, the list is inclusive of well- known ancient monasteries, other religious sites, palaces of the royalty, various gompas, mountain peaks, wildlife safaris, adventure activity spots and much more.
With every visit to this land, each traveller conjures up a lot of memories from different places. Whether you are a nature lover and wish to soak in the idyllic beauty of nature or you are an avid adventure seeker with thrills and frills on your trip or bike lover to have bike trip at Ladakh which is a magical land for several activities.