Jammu which is famously known as ‘The City Of Temples’ where in distance of every 10-15 you will find a temple of various gods. Peer Kho the Cave Temple is one the famous temples in jammu which attracts the tourists alot. The Shrine of the Peer Kho Temple is one of the old temples of ‘the City of Temples.
The lingam is located inside a small but peaceful cave embellished with white marble rectangular platform. The important festivals held here are Shivratri, Purnima amd Shravan Puranmashi or Raksha Bandhan. The shrine of Lord Shiva also known as Jamvant cave belongs to an old historic spot.
History of Peer Kho Temple in Jammu – The Cave Temple:
The Peer Kho Cave temple is also known as Jamwant Cave. During the reign of Raja Ajaib Dev, for Saint Siddha Ghareeb Nath entitled Peer, the temple was built in 15th century A.D according to the unconfirmed historical records. The two caves are twenty to thirty feet below the ground level. The shrine of Lord Shiva also known as Jamvant cave belongs to an old historic spot. It is located amidst igneous rocks topped by the sedimentary deposit of the River and acacia jungle in Northeast of Jammu city on the side of circular road above the terrace of Tawi River.
Location of Peer Kho Temple in Jammu:
You can reach Peer Kho Temple in Jammu by your own convinence or by hiring mini busses etc. Public tranport may not be available.
For direction of Peer Kho Temple In Jammu map is given below:
Photos of Peer Kho Temple in Jammu – The Cave Temple:
Below is the gallery of Peer Kho Temple:
Note: Photography is not allowed inside the temple.
Timings of Peer Kho Temple in Jammu – The Cave Temple:
Timings – 5.00 AM and 7.00 PM.
No matter if you are staying in Jammu or not you must visit this temple atleast once in your lifetime to see the beauty of this temple. The cave structure of this temple makes it unique, special and attraction for the tourists. Come and fill your heart with peace.
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