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 is dedicated to Lord Shiva and with an 8 feet Shiva lingam in its sanctum, it is considered to be one of the larger Shiva temples of Northern India. Apart from main lingam, there are around 1.25 lakh dwarf Shiva lingams of crystal available in its gallery. Paintings of Ganesh and Kartikeya are also available in one of the galleries of the temple. Devotees visit the temple during morning and evening prayer when aartis were being performed. On special occasions like Shivratri, the temple is thronged with large number of devotees.
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How to Reach:
- Nearest Railway Station : Jammu Tawi, The temple is located at a distance of about approx 3 km from the railway station.
- Nearest Air Port : Jammu Airport, which is around 8 km away from the temple.
Shalimar road in front of Jammu-Kashmir civil secretariat in Jammu city,