Babor Temple

About 45 kms from Jammu is hamlets of Babor. The construction of Babor temple dates back to 10th and 11th century.

The beautiful temple of Babor is located in Jammu at a distance of 72 km from Jammu-Srinagar road. The five partially ruined temples in the region is the main attraction for tourists coming from different parts of India. These beautiful temples have intricately carved figures of god. The carving and sculpting of statutes of gods and goddesses have been done minutely with a lot of detailing. Even the slabs and beams have been beautifully carved and decorated. There are other sculptures and statutes like elephant and lions head carved on the pillars of the temple.

The most interesting sculptures, finely sculpted are of Shiva and Parvati. Shiva is shown crowned and three-headed.

The statute of Goddess Ganga is the most exquisite of all the statutes in the Babor temple. All the ancient temples of Babor have rich and tasteful sculptures, which are exclusively decorated, in the temple. The entire construction of the temple was completed without using any binding material, which adds to the uniqueness of the temple. Large number of tourist comes to Jammu to pay tribute to Lord Shiva in this temple

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