Photos of Katra
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History of Katra
Katra, a small town in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, is the gateway to the holy shrine of Vaishno Devi. Nestled in the lap of the Trikuta Mountains, the town of Katra is approximately 42 km from Jammu and is a major stop-over destination for tourists visiting the temple of Mata Vaishno Devi.
Katra is also the place where travellers have to register before commencing their journey to the shrine at the top of the mountains.
People and Culture of Katra
Registration at Katra gives the travellers an insurance cover of INR 1 lakh ...