Situated in the heart of the city and surrounded by a group
of other temples, this temple, dedicated to Lord Rama is outstanding and
unique in Northern India. Work on the temple was started by Maharaja Gulab
Singh, founder of the Kingdom of Jammu and Kashmir in
1835 AD and was completed by his son Maharaja Ranbir Singh 1860 AD.
The inner walls of the main temple are covered with gold sheet on three sides. There are many galleries with lakhs of 'Saligrams'. The surrounding Temples are dedicated to various Gods and Goddesses connected with the epic Ramayana.