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Bahu FortIn Jammu in the state of Jammu & Kashmir in India. The temple of Maha Kali (better known as Bahu or Bawey Wali Mata), located in the Bahu Fort, is considered second only to Mata Vaishno Devi in terms of mystical power. The temple was built shortly after the coronation of Maharaja Gulab Singh in 1822. The famous temple of Bawey Wali Mata is inside the Bahu Fort where, every Tuesday and Sunday, pilgrims throng to worship the goddess. 4Km away from Colonel's Retreat.

Peer Kho The Shrine of the Peer Kho Temple is one of the old temples of 'the City of Temples'. A large number of devotees throng it on Puranmashi, Amavasya and Ekadashi.

The important festivals held here are Shivratri, Purnima amd Shravan Puranmashi or Raksha Bandhan. The lingam is located inside a small but peaceful cave embellished with white marble rectangular platform. The black stone lingam is decorated with a copper snake or Naga and a Silver sheet covers the Jallari or Yoni, topped by a copper vessel hanging to pour water continuously on the lingam. The Peer Khoh Temple and Peer Mitha are two old temples located in the city of temples. 7Km away from Colonel's Retreat.

Mata Vaishno Devi The town of Katra, which is close to Jammu, contains the Vaishno Devi shrine. Nestling on top of the Trikuta Hills at a height of 1700 m is the sacred cave shrine of Vaishno Devi, the mother goddess. At a distance of 48 km from Jammu and 52Km from Colonel's Retreat the cave is 30 m long and just 1.5 m high. At the end of the cave are shrines dedicated to the three forms of the mother goddess—Mahakali, Mahalakshmi and Mahasarasvati.

Patnitop Patnitop is the most popular tourist spot of Jammu region. Located 112 kms from Jammu and 120km from Colonel's Retreat this famous hill resort is perched on a beautiful plateau, at an altitude of 2024 metres across which the Jammu-Srinagar Highway passes. It has lush green meadow and pine trees which resembles with Gulmarg. Patnitop offers beautiful picnic spots, peaceful walks and breathtaking views of the mountains cape of the Chenab basin.

Mansar Lake Situated 62 km from Jammu and 72km from Colonel's Retreat, Mansar Lake is a beautiful lake fringed by forest-covered hills, over a mile in length by half-a-mile in width. On the eastern bank of Mansar Lake there is a shrine dedicated to Sheshnag, a mythological snake with six heads. The shrine comprises a big boulder on which are placed a number of iron chains perhaps representing the small serpents waiting on the tutelary deity of the Sheshnag.

Raghunath Wish to visit a temple with lakhs of "Saligrams" (the divine stone of Lord Vishnu) Raghunath temple, dedicated to Lord Rama is a divine place in the heart of Jammu with seven shrines and 2km away from Colonel's Retreat.
The most important shrine belongs to the eighth incarnation of Vishnu- 'Rama', who is considered the patron deity of the Dogra community. The cluster of temples in the nearby area (all dedicated to the Gods and Goddesses related to the epic Ramayana) makes it the largest temple complex in North India. The temple was completed in 25 long years (1835-1860) by Maharaja Gulab Singh and his son Maharaja Ranbir Singh.

Ranbireshwar TempleDepicting the art and architecture of 1883, the Ranbireshwar Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and 3Km away from Colonel's Retreat.
Offering a marvellous view of isolated forested hills, the temple is located on Shalimar Road, near the new Secretariat, opposite the Dogra Art Gallery in Jammu, Standing 75 metres high, the temple itself is a local landmark. The temple was built by Raja Ranbir Singh, a great devotee of Lord Shiva. He established a seven-and-a-half feet high crystal Lingam in the temple, which of course, is the major attraction. Apart from the main Shiva-Lingam, there are twelve other Shiva-lingams of crystal measuring from 15 to 38 inches.

Amar Mahal PalaceAmar Palace, once the residence of the Maharajas is a grand palace with a magnificent look and 5Km away from Colonel's Retreat.
Its sloping roofs and tall towers, so characteristic of continental castles, remind one of France. The palace now houses a museum with artifacts relating to the region's art and culture. It also houses the city's finest library of antique books and paintings. An entire series of miniatures on the epic Nal-Damayanti can be seen in the museum. The museum remains open from Tuesday to Sunday and entry is based on tickets.

SuchetgarhSuchetgarh is a Village in R.s.pura Tehsil in Jammu District of Jammu & Kashmir State, India. It is located 28 KM towards South from District head quarters Jammu. 7 KM from R.S.Pura. 195 KM from State capital Srinagar and 35 Km from Colonel's Retreat, Jammu.
Jammu , Udhampur , Kathua , Dinanagar are the nearby Cities to Suchetgarh. This Place is in the border of the Jammu District and Samba District. Samba District Purmandal is East towards this place . Also it is in the Border of other district Rajouri .
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