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Mansar lake is about 62 km away from the jammu city and 40 km away from Udhampur city. this beautiful lake is surrounded by hills . this is an  idle spot for honeymooners. it is believed that this lake bring good fortune to honeymooners. the lake covers an area of 4 kilometers. The tourism department of Jammu and Kashmir organized the food and craft festival during the month of April at mansoor lake.
A Durga temple and Parvathi Siva temple are located near to mansar lake. Mansar lake is idle spot for enjoying boating .



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Mubarak Mandi Palace is one of the oldest palace in Jammu. It is located at the heart of the city. it was built during 1824. the palace reflects the blended architecture of Rajasthani and Mugal. The prime attraction in  this palace is Sheesh Mahal. The palace also have an art museum . Mubarak Mandi Complex has a historical importance , it was the official residence of Dogra Kings. From here you will get a panoramic view of Tawi River. This complex has number of halls and galleries. These are used for functions and ceremonies. The museum here is known by the name Dogra Art Gallery. About 800 rare paintings are displayed here.



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Bahu Fort is situated in Jammu city . this fort was built by Raja Bahulochan , 3000 years ago. Dogra rulers was refurbished  this fort during 19 th century. this fort has a religious importance . A temple is dedicated to Hindu goddess Kali, inside this fort. Locally this temple is known by the name ‘Bave wali mata temple”. the location of the fort is on a high plateau land, on the bank of Tawi River. A thick forest area surrounds this fort. the beautiful garden besides to this fort attracts thousands of tourists. Bahu fort is about 5 km away from Jammu city. the fort was made up of sandstones by using lime and motor. The major festival in this fort temple is “Bahu Mela”. held duing march- april and september and october.



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