Jammu city, officially called Jammu-Tawi, is the largest
city in Jammu and the winter capital of Jammu and Kashmir. Jammu City is also
known as "City of Temples" as it has many temples and shrines, with
glittering shikhars soaring into the sky, which dot the city’s skyline,
creating the ambiance of a holy and peaceful Hindu city.
Home to some of the most popular Hindu shrines, such as
Vaishno Devi, Jammu is a pilgrimage tourism destination in India. The majority
of Jammu's 5.9 million population practices Hinduism,while Islam and Sikhism
enjoy a strong cultural heritage in the region. Due to relatively better
infrastructure, Jammu has emerged as the main economic center of the state.