Temple of Maha Kali

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.

SacredTemple- BAWE WALI MATA, housing a black stone idol of Mata Kali exists. Every Tuesday & Sunday pilgrims throng to worship the Goddess. Moving a little a head to another hilltop, an ancient temple dedicated to MAHAMAYA is situated, which is a must see temple.

Every Tuesday and Sunday pilgrims throng this temple and jostle for Tawi flowing worship. Bawe Wali Mata is the presiding deity ofJammu. One can really imagine; on looking at the fort; the wars fought, the invasions prevented and even the grandeur of the Royal families. Today the fort is surrounded with beautiful terraced garden which is favorite picnic spot of the city folk. It has waterfalls, flowers and big trees.

How to Reach

By Flight : The state has three major civil airports at Srinagar, Jammu and Ladakh connected to Delhi and other places in the country.

By Trackways : Jammu Tawi is the main railhead of Jammu & Kashmir  .It is connected to most of the important towns and cities of the country.

By Roadways : One can easily reach Jammu by the National Highway 1A that goes from Punjab and runs through this city, connecting it to the rest of the state, including the capital Srinagar. The state transport corporation runs several buses to most of the big towns and cities in north India. Ladakh is connected to Srinagar and Manali by some of the most difficult road networks in the world.