Ranbireshwar Temple, the biggest Shiva temple in north India, is one of the prime attractions in the picturesque Jammu city. Ranbireshwar Temple, the well known Shiva temple in Jammu, is located opposite Jammu & Kashmr Civil Secretariat, on Shalamar Road in Jammu.
The temple has a central `lingam` measuring seven and a half feet height (7.5 ft.), constructed out of black stone, is the biggest in India. It was under the built of the Dogra rulers; also enshrining 12 shivlings in crystal, measuring 15cm to 38cm. Galleries with 1.25 lakh `bona lingam` brought from Narmada River, can be witnessed on stone slabs inside the temple. The premises of the temple are divided into two halls which are decorated by images of the Gods namely, Ganesha and Kartikeya. There are idols of the faithful Nandi Bull in the temple.
- AddressShalimar Road near the Secretariat, Jammu
- CategoryReligious Places, Temple, Tourist Places
- By JKinside
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org