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Katra Travel Guide

The shrine of Vaishno Devi, is the primary attraction found in the religious city of Katra but along with that there are many places to visit here.

The land is blessed with nature’s true beauty and abundant picturesque landscapes along with some unique tourist destinations which will make your entire trip to Katra and a Kashmir memorable. Here are few and the best places to visit here.

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best tourists places in Katra

  • The Vaishno Devi temple
  • The Bagh-e-bahu
  • Shivkhori
  • Ban Ganga temple-

The Vaishno Devi temple

The religious shrine is the main reason for n number of tourists visiting the city of Katra every year. The temple is dedicated to the Goddess Vaishno Devi and is located with serene views the Trikuta Mountains surrounding it. Along with that many travellers and worshippers climb to the temple on whereas you can also hire and ride ponies or go for the electric vehicles. The entire route to the temple is filled with complete greenery and thus going on foot proves to be a better option if you want to enjoy the nature here.

The Bagh-e-bahu

A place which welcomes thousands of devotees as it is popular for its holy temples one of the most beautiful gardens in Katra. You can easily escape from the terrific life of cities and its polluted air when you second some amazing time in the refreshing atmosphere of this garden. The garden also consists of a very beautiful, clear which is indeed a delightful sight. There is a very sacred Goddess Kali’s temple located here which again gets visited by many pilgrims visiting the place. The serene environment and beauty of the garden with several species, fishes in the lake.


the naturally formed caves found here which are around 200 metres long attract many tourists from around the country. The caves are around 3 metres in height and at the end of the cave there is a holy Shiva Linga which is worshipped by many devotees visiting this place. The cave also is religiously very important for the Hindu pilgrims and it is said that the Shiva Linga has also formed naturally. It is a natural cave that is about 200 meters long and only a meter in width, with a ceiling on 2 to 3 meters in height. Maximum two people can walk in this cave at a time and it keeps getting narrower as you go ahead.

Ban Ganga temple

The temple is one of the holiest Hindu temples and the temple is dedicated to Goddess Durga. As per the belief Goddess Durga stayed here for a while when she travelled to the Trikuta Hills. She found langur here which was thirsty and to help it she shot an arrow at a rock. A freshwater spring appeared from it which was named as Banganga. Many pilgrims visit this holy spring water today.