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Patnitop or Patni Top is a hilltop tourist location in Udhampur district in Jammu and Kashmir state of India on National Highway 1A 112 km from Jammu on the way from Udhampur to Srinagar

Patnitop,the  famous hill resort is perched on a beautiful plateau, at an altitude of 2024 m across which the Jammu-Srinagar Highway passes. The towns of Kud and Batote are nearby. Kud is a very small town where sweet shops make fresh Patissa (a sweet). It may be bought hot and melts in one's mouth. Batote is known as a place for quality rajma or the kidney bean.

Gourikund

This is the position where it is considered that Devi Parvati, the goddess.

 

 

Sudh Mahadev Mandir

Believed to be 2800 years old, the temple of Sudh Mahadev houses a natural black marble Lingam, the Trident of Lord Shiva.

 

Shivgarh

The Lush Wooded Pine Forest In Patnitop Offers Ample Opportunity For Trekking. This Place Acts As A Good Starting Point.

 

Udhampur

 

 

Pine Forest

 

Engraved Stairs

Approx 400 plus steps have been carved out along the rock face to make the steep slope negotiable.

 

 

 

This Article is Posted on 13 Apr 2015 in Travel Section and Places