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Ranbireshwar Temple in Jammu Kashmir

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Location: Jammu Kashmir
Built in: 1883
Built By: Maharaja Ranbir Singh
Dedicated to: Lord Shiva
Entry: Free
Photography: Allow
Temple Timing: 6.00 AM - 8.00 PM
Significance: One of the most temple
Visiting Timing: 1 Hour
Best time to Visit: September and April
Nearest Railway Station: Jammu station
Nearest Air Port: Jammu Airport

TheRanbireshwar Temple located at jammu Kashmir.This temple is dedicated to Lord shiva.Ranbireshwar Temple is an important ancient temple in the city of Jammu. It is ideally located in Shalimar Road near new secretariat of Jammu and Kashmir. This magnificent temple was built by Maharaja Ranbir Singh, one of the rulers from Dogra Kingdom. The temple has a central `lingam` measuring 8-feet in height, constructed out of black stone, is the biggest in India. It was under the built of the Dogra rulers; also enshrining 12 shivlings in crystal, measuring 15cm to 38cm. Galleries with 1.25 lakh `bona lingam` brought from Narmada River, can be witnessed on stone slabs inside the temple. There are also mammoth images of Ganesha, Kartikeya and Nandi Bull.

Legend of Ranbireshwar Temple

This renowned temple was built by Maharaja Ranvir Singh, son of Gulab Singh in 1883 A.D. Local residents believe that he built this temple when Lord Shiva appeared in his dream. Mahabharat mentions a story that says Arjun attained his powers after worshipping Jambu Devi in this area.
How to Reach  Ranbireshwar Temple

By Road: Jammu is well connected with an extensive bus and taxi network. Private tourist buses ply to and fro between Jammu and the major Indian cities like Delhi, Manali, Amritsar, Shimla and Ludhiana. The distance between Delhi and Jammu is around 684 km. Taxis can be hired from Jammu to reach the temple.

By Rail: The Nearest Railway station is Jammu.
By Air: The Nearest Airport is Jammu Airport.

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