Mahamaya Temple in Jammu

Mahamaya Temple Overview

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Mahamaya Temple is among the most-visited sanctums in Jammu and Kashmir. This temple is dedicated to a female freedom fighter called Mahamaya, who belonged to the Dogra community. The temple is situated on the Bypass Road behind the Bahu Fort. From the temple complex, you can behold beautiful sight of River Tawi.

As per folklore, about 14 centuries ago, Mahamaya lost her life fighting foreign invaders. The temple with many beautiful idols of the brave woman was constructed to commemorate her valour and sacrifice. A visit to this temple is sure to leave you overwhelmed with feelings of appreciation for the heroic deeds of the gallant lady.

  • Opening Closing Time 6 am to 8 pm

  • Photo Opp

    Don't forget to carry your camera while visiting the Mahamaya Temple. Besides clicking pictures within the premises, you can also capture photographs of the splendid vistas including the beautiful Tawi River.

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Moh Maya Road, Jammu, 180017, Jammu and Kashmir