ABOUT AKHNOOR

Akhnoor is a town of Jammu district in the state of Jammu & Kashmir, India. Located 28 km from Jammu, Akhnoor is located in the foothills of the Himalayas. It is an extremely beautiful town. The picturesque town is located on the banks of the Chenab River.

Akhnoor is a town of Jammu district in the state of Jammu & Kashmir, India. Located 28 km from Jammu, Akhnoor is located in the foothills of the Himalayas. It is an extremely beautiful town. The picturesque town is located on the banks of the Chenab River. The Akhnoor Tehsil is divided into two Revenue Blocks - Akhnoor & Khour. Akhnoor is also divided into three Education Zones of Akhnoor, Khour & Chowki Choura.

Akhnoor has historical places to visit, such as the caves where the Pandavas stayed during their exile. Close to the town there is a Parashurama temple where Parashurama Jayanti is celebrated annually, on the same day in May as Akshaya Tritiya. The border is around 18 km away by road, but the aerial distance is only some 8 km. There is a beautiful park built on the bank of Chenab stretching from Jiya Pota Ghat to Parashurama Temple. It looks like a glittering necklace during the late evening and during night hours under beautiful lights on the bank.

Aknoor is a town of Jammu district in the state of Jammu & Kashmir, India. Located 28 km from Jammu, Akhnoor is located in the foothills of the Himalayas. It is an extremely beautiful town. The picturesque town is located on the banks of the Chenab River. The Akhnoor Tehsil is divided into two Revenue Blocks - Akhnoor & Khour. Akhnoor is also divided into three Education Zones of Akhnoor, Khour & Chowki Choura. Akhnoor has historical places to visit, such as the caves where the Pandavas stayed during their exile. Close to the town there is a Parashurama temple where Parashurama Jayanti is celebrated annually, on the same day in May as Akshaya Tritiya. The border is around 18 km away by road, but the aerial distance is only some 8 km. There is a beautiful park built on the bank of Chenab stretching from Jiya Pota Ghat to Parashurama Temple. It looks like a glittering necklace during the late evening and during night hours under beautiful lights on the bank.



Adgan
Adgan is a medium size village located in Akhnoor of Jammu district, Jammu and Kashmir with total 50 families residing. The Adgan village has population of 261 of which 146 are males while 115 are females as per Population Census 2011.
Batote
Only 12 km further on, and connected to Patnitop and Kud by a number of footpaths, this hill resort at 1,560 m was the overnight stop between Jammu and Srinagar before the Banihal Tunnel was opened. As in Kud, there is a spring close to the town of Batote, known as Amrit Chashma. This spring is about 2.5 km away from Batote. There is a Tourist Bungalow, tourist huts and several private hotels in Batote

Sudh Mahadev Mandir
Sanasar (2079 m), a satellite resort of Patnitop, with a cup-shaped meadow surrounded by gigantic conifers. A place for a quiet holiday, the meadow has now been developed as a golf course.There are several walks in the surrounding hills. The resort itself is ideal for paragliding. Tourists with own vehicle can go on to Sansar from Patnitop and return by the evening.
Sudh Mahadev
Sudh Mahadev is situated about 8 km to the east of Kud or Patnitop. There is a Shiva Temple at Sudh Mahadev which is visited by a large number of pil­grims on Asadh Purnima (full noon in July-August). About 5 km from Sudh Mahadev is Man Talai, where some archaeological discoveries have been made.