Situated on the banks of River Tawi, Jammu is the largest city of Jammu Division. It also serves as the winter capital of Jammu & Kashmir state and is full of beauty. Jammu is sub-divided into two separate cities; the old city is situated on a hilltop while the new town is located several kilometers away across the river. To the north, east and northeast, Jammu is surrounded by Shivalik range and in the north-west the Trikuta Range surrounds it. Located near the Himalayas, the city generally experiences cold weather though summers are relatively warm. There are many educational institutes in the city. Jammu is home to many schools, government colleges, as well as engineering and medical colleges. The city is also famous for its food, especially the local cuisine- rajma with rice. The people of Jammu speak many languages like Hindi, Kashmiri, Urdu, Punjabi and Dogri.
Jammu City is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. Situated on a hillock, Jammu city is truly a mesmerizing beauty. Magnificent hills, lush green valleys, fresh breeze, misty mornings and lots of other attractions that range from religious sites to grand palaces, Jammu city is the perfect getaway to escape the hectic work schedule. Jammu city is the ultimate tourist place for all purpose. Some of the well-known attractions in Jammu City are Amar Mahal, Bahu Fort and Garden,