Raghunath Temple is a Hindu sanctuary situated in Jammu in the Indian territory of Jammu and Kashmir. It comprises of a complex of seven Hindu holy places. Raghunath Temple was developed by the first Dogra ruler Maharaja Gulab Singh in the year 1835 and later his child Maharaja Ranbir Singh got it finished in the year The sanctuary has numerous divine beings in its complex of holy places, yet the directing god is Rama – otherwise called Raghunath, an Avatar of Vishnu. All the winding molded towers have gold plated towers. The specialties in the dividers of the places of worship are enlivened with 300 well-created symbols of divine beings and goddesses including those of Surya and Shiva, yet most are especially identified with the biographies of Rama and Krishna. The artistic creations in the 15 boards of the primary place of worship depend on topics from Ramayana, Mahabharata, and Bhagavad Gita. The sanctuary premises incorporate a school and a library that jelly more than 6,000 original copies in numerous Indian dialects, with an eminent gathering of Sarada content Sanskrit compositions
Attractions: Agar Jitoo, Sanasar Lake, Dera Baba Banda, Sudh Mahadev Temple, Bahu Fort, Bawey Wali Mata Temple, Bawey Wali Mata Temple.
Nearby places: Sankat Mochan Mandir, Durgah peer Budurgah Peer Budhan Ali Shah, Hari Theatre, Shiv Temple, Ranbireshwar Temple, Nandini wildlife sanctuary.
Best Time to visit: March to May
Peak Season: March to May
How to Reach
- By Air: Jammu is the closest air terminal. It is at Ranibagh is 8 km from the Temple. Contract taxis or by taking customary transports from the urban communities.
- By Road: Situated in Katra, around an hour from Jammu city, you can arrive at the Raghunath sanctuary by the normal transport administrations from the city or by employing a taxi.