Katra is located in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. This region is very famous among tourists. The region is mainly famous for being a base for pilgrims from all around the country, and is one of India’s most visited pilgrim destinations. The town is famous for Vaishno Devi temple. Katra is a base camp for the trekk to the holy shrine of Vaishno Devi.
The temple is mainly dedicated to Goddess Vaishno Devi. Vaishno Devi is yet another name for Goddess Shakthi, more popularly known as Lord Shiva’s consort. The temple is located at a distance of fourteen kilometres from Katra, and the journey uphill can be carried out either through foot, or through palanquins and ponies.
- Vaishno Devi temple
- Bhairo Baba temple
- Local handicrafts
- Religious items
- Air: Nearest Airport is Jammu.
- Train: Katra is now connected via train from New Delhi & Jammu. A new train service has been recently initiated connecting the Capital of India & some other cities to Katra.
- Road: Katra is well connected by roads with Jammu & Srinagar.
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- State: Jammu and Kashmir
- District: Udhampur
- Famous for/as: Pilgrim
- Languages: Hindi, Urdu, Kashmiri
- Best time to visit: Throughout the year
- Weather: Summers 5 to 40°C, Winter -14 to 10°C
- Pincode: 182301
- STD code: 01991
- State Govt. tourism website: http://www.jktourism.org/