Doda- A district in Jammu and Kashmir

Doda District, Jammu & Kashmir

Doda is a district situated at Jammu and Kashmir at an altitude of 1107 meters above sea level. This district comes under Jammu division. After being separated from Udhampur district in 1948, it is emerged as a separate district. The district is named after a utensil maker came from Multan.

A View of Doda City

➤Tourist places located around Doda

Between nature, Doda is an ideal tourist destination. The names of the major attractions of this destination are - Bhaderwah, Chinta valley and Bhal Padri. Bhaderwah is a prominent pilgrim center for Hindus, known as Kailash Yatra. This visit commences from the beginning of August every year.

Chinta Valley is surrounded by dense coniferous forest, which is a very picturesque valley situated in Bhaderwah, this valley is located at an altitude of 6500 feet above sea level. Sioz grassland, here is another beautiful place which is popular with the name of diamond in the crown of Bhaderwah. This meadow is surrounded by magnificent snowy mountains from all sides.

Chinta Valley

➤Temple in Doda District

Doda district has also Religious significance due to the presence of several famous temples. The Gupt Ganga Temple, the Sheetla Mata Temple, the Alalbani Temple and the Nagni Mata Temple are among the popular religious places in this district. Subar Nag Temple, Thubu Nag Temple and Vasuki Nag Temple are also one of the main temples of Bhaderwah.


➤Best time to Visit Doda

The climate of Doda remains calm and pleasant throughout the year. The best time to travel here is between March and November, because during this time the climate is good. Snowfall is a common problem during winter.


➤How to reach Doda

➥The nearest airport to Doda is Srinagar International Airport, which is 281 km away. This airport is connected to many major cities like Mumbai and Delhi etc. Visitors can fly to the airport to reach Doda and hire the taxi.
➥The nearest railway station for Doda is Jammu Railway Station, which is 81 km away. This railway station connects destination to other Indian cities.
➥There are also many deluxe buses available in the state which transit from Srinagar and Jammu to Doda.

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