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Location: Jammu, J&K




WHERE TO STAY

There are a large number of lodges in Jammu offering economy accommodation for budget tourists throughout the city. Accommodation to suit almost every pocket is provided by the J&K tourism development corporation in the tourist reception centre hotel blocks, Vir Marg; AC and Non-AC rooms are also available over here. Advance reservation can be obtained by writing to: -

The Manager Reservations,
J&K Tourism Development Corporation,
Regional Office, Tourist Reception Centre, Vir Marg, Jammu.

The Assistance Director Tourism,
Railway Station, Jammu.

The Reservation Counter,
J&K Tourism Development Corporation
General Bus Stand, Jammu.

The Railway Retiring Room, Jammu Railway station (for railway passengers only; AC & Non AC rooms are available).

Retiring Rooms, General Bus Stand; Jammu Development Authority.
Reservations: Administrator, JDA Hotel, General Bus Stand, Jammu.

Accommodation is also available in various Dharamshalas also that are situated in the city, but is given of first come first serve basis and on nominal charges.

WHERE TO EAT

In Jammu, one can have a good meal in almost any part of the city. The restaurants provide food ranging from the simple to the exotic. Depending upon the mood one is in, one can go in for regular North Indian food or try some of the Kashmiri delicacies.

RESTAURANTS :
  • J&K TDC Wazwan & Vegetarian Restaurant, Vir Marg.
  • Hotel Asia, Near Nehru Market.
  • Hotel Jammu Ashok, Palace Road.
  • Kailash Cafeteria, Raghunath Bazaar.
  • Premier, Vir Marg.
  • Standard, Vir Marg.
  • K.C. Residency, Vir Marg.
  • New Naz, Vir Marg.
  • Rachna, City Chowk.
  • Ziyafat, Vir Marg.
  • Mughal Darbar, Vir Marg.
FAST FOOD If one wants to have a quick snack, just step into any of these fast food outlets:
  • Jewel's, Jewel Chowk.
  • Jewel's, Gandhi Nagar (Gole Market).
  • K.C. Plaza, Vir Marg.
  • Premier's Victoria Junction, Vir Marg.
  • Raffals, Premnath Dogra Chowk.
  • Most restaurants and fast food outlets serve both vegetarian and non-vegetarian fare.

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
A number of well-stocked bars in the city and wine shops provide a vast range of Indian and foreign liquor. However, National holidays and certain other state holidays are dry days.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Area 20.36-sq-kms.
Altitude 305 metres.
Temperature
Summer
Winter
Max.Min.
43.0° C 23.4° C
26.2° C 4.3° C
Rainfall 107 cms (July to September).
Best Time To Visit September to April
Clothing Summer: Light cottons
Winter: Woollens.
Languages Dogri, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu and English.



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