Krimchi Temple is the oldest temple of Jammu & Kashmir

Krimchi Temple is the oldest temple of Jammu & Kashmir: If you are an History lover then you should add Krimchi temple in your list to explore its history.

Krimchi Temple is the oldest temple of Jammu & Kashmir

Hello everyone today I Rahat Arora sharing with you about Krimchi Temple the oldest temple of Jammu & Kashmir.

 

Krimchi Temple is the oldest temple of Jammu & Kashmir

Krimchi temple is very popular temple for history lovers near Udhampur at Krimchi Village, Jammu & Kashmir. Krimchi temple is the oldest temple in the state of Jammu & Kashmir dedicated to Lord Shiv.

Krimchi Temple is the oldest temple of Jammu & Kashmir

Krimchi Temple is the oldest temple of Jammu & Kashmir

Ways to reach Krimchi temple: You can easily reach at Krimchi temple by the simplest sources.

By Railways: To reach at Krimchi temple, Udhampur railway station is the nearest railway station which is very well connected through Indian railways. Distance from Udhampur to Krimchi village is approximately 5-6 km and from Krimchi village you need to trek 2 km to reach at temple. So Krimchi temple is good option for short picnic. The best train to reach Udhampur from Delhi is train number 12445 Delhi-Katra Uttar Sampark Kranti 

By Road: Krimchi temple is on the way to travel from Jammu to Srinagar so if you are traveling by road via taxi from Jammu bus stand towards Srinagar then you can take a hault of 1-2 hr at Krimchi temple. Another way is you can hire taxi outside from Udhampur railway station.




 

Krimchi Temple is the oldest temple of Jammu & Kashmir

Points you need to know before visiting Krimchi temple:

1. Krimchi temple is the group of temples believed to be constructed by Pandavas in the 8th – 9th Century AD.

Krimchi Temple is the oldest temple of Jammu & Kashmir

2. Krimchi temple is the group of 7 temples which consists of 4 Large and 3 small temples dedicated to Lord Shiv.

Krimchi Temple is the oldest temple of Jammu & Kashmir

3. Here is the history associated with Krimchi village is that  Raja Kichak of Mahabharat was said to be the creator of town Krimchi and the Kingdom. It is also said that Pandavas while in exile remained there for a long period.

4. Tourists, exploring Krimchi temple must be an amazing place to experience the ancient culture and heritage of Jammu Region.

5. Architecture of this temple is constructed in Greek style which is very amazing and scenic view of Krimchi temple is stunning that attract tourists to visit here. You will also see here a small stream flows nearby the temple which makes the atmosphere of this place is very peaceful.

Krimchi Temple is the oldest temple of Jammu & Kashmir

6. Here you will see deities of Lord Ganesha, Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati and the main Temple is around 50 feet high.

7. To remind  devotees easily about the temples at Krimchi is named as Temple number 1 to 7 and each temple complex has its own history. In which five of these temples are constructed on the common platform. All temples, except one, face east and are built on a similar plan comprising a Garbhagriha with curvilinear shikara and antarala with sukanasika.

8. Only one point disappoint you before visiting Krimchi Temple is that you will not see any shops or cafeteria selling food,water etc so in that case you need to carry watter bottles, food along with your self.

Krimchi Temple is the oldest temple of Jammu & Kashmir

In the end, I hope you  like my blog on Krimchi temple and you will plan a visit here to explore the culture of Jammu region.

 

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Hello everyone, I am Rahat Arora, I like to explore and capture good travel memories. Being travel lover I am also (travel blogger) through which I share my experience about places with the combination of exploring the place, culture and cuisines. So, I hope you all like my travel experience.

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