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Location of Shiv Khori Cave Shrine in Reasi near Katra in Jammu

Location of Shiv Khori

Shiv Khori is located in District Reasi of Jammu province in the state of Jammu & Kashmir. It is situated along river Chenab about 30 kms from Katra and 75 kms from Jammu in the Shivalik Hills and is at 1528 mtr above sea level.

Reasi, a city known for its bravery is one of the oldest towns of the Jammu & Kashmir State. It was the seat of erstwhile Bhimgarh state, said to have been established by Raja Bhim Dev somewhere in the 8th century.

It remained an independent principality till 1822, when Maharaja Gulab Singh the then king of Jammu & Kashmir consolidated the small states. Maharaja Gulab Singh placed General Zorawar Singh the commandant of Reasi as he was very much impressed by his sincerity and loyalty. Upto 1948, Reasi was a district of Jammu province, but in 1948 the major part of Reasi was merged with district udhampur, while some parts became part of Poonch.

Reasi is a newly formed district of Jammu & Kashmir state. Reasi attracts a large number of tourists across the globe. There are various religious shrines which attracts a good number of piligrims every year.


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