The tourist attractions of Jammu include some of the finest places in and around the Jammu city. Have a look at some of the famous places to see in Jammu:
Ranbir Canal is situated approximately two km from the center of the city. The canal is famous for a small garden that serves as a perfect picnic spot during summers. The water of the canal remains icy cold throughout the year. The embankments of Ranbir Canal serve as good viewpoints and pathways.
One of the popular tourist spots for sightseeing in Jammu is Bahu Fort, situated on the left bank of Tawi River. Perhaps the oldest fort and the oldest structure in the city, it was originally constructed by King Bahulochan over 3,000 years ago. Later, the fort was renovated and rebuilt by the Dogra rulers. Surrounding the fort are extensive gardens known as Bagh-e-Bahu. The fort also houses a temple of Goddess Kali.
Mubarak Mandi Palace
Mubarak Mandi Palace is a fusion of Rajasthani, Mughal and even Baroque European architecture. The oldest structure in this palace complex dates back to 1824. The Pink Hall of the palace has now been converted into a museum, known as the Dogra Art Museum. It houses beautiful miniature painting of the various Hill Schools. But, the most magnificent structure inside the palace complex is the Sheesh Mahal (Mirror Palace).
Surinsar Mansar Wildlife Sanctuary
The Surinsar Mansar Wildlife Sanctuary is surrounded by the rivers Surinsar and Mansar on its two sides. Named after the two lakes, the sanctuary spreads over an area of 98 sq km. The rich wildlife of the sanctuary consists of 8 species of mammals and 15 species of birds
Rani Charak Mahal
The Rani Charak Mahal is situated by a riverside and is connected with Toshakhana on one side.