Amongst the three regions of Jammu and Kashmir state, Jammu offers the widest diversity of terrain and beauty. In it's undulating plains and lower hills of the south, one gets to witness its history, arts, religions and abundance of natural beauty.The south of the Kashmir Valley is the region of Jammu which includes the city of Jammu. The region is pocketed with lakes and valleys and Jammu is an important centre for arts and culture. While going from Jammu to Katra, you will encounter around more than 500 monkeys. There are various shrines and temples spread throughout the region. The foundation of the settlement of Jammu is attributed to King Jambulochan where he saw a tiger and a goat drinking at the same pool and at this spot which was considered auspicious, he constructed a fort which is the Bahu Fort.