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About Raghunath Temple

Raghunath Temple was built by Maharaja Ranbir Singh during the period from 1822-1860. It is located at Sui which is about 8 kilometers away from the main capital city of Jammu. The temple has a total of seven shrines with a Shikhara. It is one of the largest temples in the entire northern India. You will find the statues of many Gods in the temple. The main deity in the temple is Rama; Vishnu’s avatar. The other idols include Ganesh Ji, Lord Krishna, and eminent Hindu deities. The architecture reflects the Mughal architectural style. You will see spiral gold plated towers. The main tower of the temple is built in the Sikh architectural style. There are paintings which display the religious verses of the Holy Gita, Ramayana, and Mahabharata. There is a huge painting of SitaSwambar which depicts her choosing her husband from the large crowd. There is a school and library in the premises of the temple. You will find Sanskrit Literature in the library. The school is a center of learning for a large number of Brahmin students. There are intricate floral designs and patterns on the walls of the temple. You will be impressed by the stunning architecture and interior design.

Highlights

  • Best Time to Visit Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Facilities Food Stalls, Washrooms
  • Recommended Hours Min. 1 hour
  • Best Visited With Group, Solo, Couple, Family
  • Not Allowed Footwear
  • Allowed Camera, Video

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