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Hotels in Jammu:-
»Hotel Jammu Ashok
Address :- Opp. Amar Mahal, P.B. 60, Jammu - 180 001.
Location :- 9 kms. from Airport; 8 kms. from Railway Station.

Situated on the banks of the Tawi river against the ravishing backdrop of the majestic Trikuta ranges, the winter capital of the state is Jammu. It is believed that King Jambulochan, considered the place to be auspicious because he saw a tiger and goat drinking water from the same pool. He laid the foundation of a new city, Jammu Nagri. In 1832, Gulab Singh merged Jammu with Kashmir to form the present state.

Jammu has a large number of temples and shrines, the soaring spires of which seem to perforate the skies above. Katra, 48 kms from Jammu is the starting point of the heavily thronged shine of Vaishno Devi.

How to get there :-
Air :-
Indian Airlines operates flights between Jammu and Delhi, Amritsar, Chandigarh and Srinagar. A private airline also operates a daily fight to Jammu from Delhi.

By Rail :-
Jammu Tawi is an important railhead on the Northern Railway line. Express trains connect it with Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Calcutta and Amritsar.

By Road :-
Located on the National Highway 1A, Jammu is linked by a network of roads to Amritsar, Chandigarh, Delhi, Katra, Srinagar, and Manali.