There are many tourist places where you can visit while on pilgrimage to Vaishno Devi. Here we have listed some of the Best Tourist Places of Vaishno Devi.
Vaishno Devi Temple
12 KM from Katra by old route and 11 KM by New Route.
Vaishno Devi Temple is the centre of attraction and one of the most visited pilgrimage places in India. There are Idols of 3 Goddesses in Vaishno Devi Temple.
Nau Devi Temple
3 KM from Vaishno Devi Temple.
Nau Devi Temple is dedicated to 9 incarnations of Durga Mata. Here, you will find “pind” of the nine ‘devis’ (goddesses) which are incarnations of Goddess Durga.
Ardh Kumari Cave
Ardh Kumari Temple is 6 KM from Katra.
Legend about Ardh Kumari Cave
There is a narrow cave near Ardh Kumari Temple. The pilgrims pass through the narrow cave.It is believed that no one get stuck in Ardh Kumari Cave however fat they are.
At this place Goddess Durga hid here for some time for meditation before having an actual fight with Lord Bhairava.
Bhairavanath Temple is 3 KM far from Vaishno Devi Temple.
Legend about Bhairavanath Temple
This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is believed that without having Darshan of Bhairavanath the Darshan of Mata Vaishno Devi is incomplete.
It is believed that Goddess Durga and Bhairava fought at the place where now Vaishno Devi Temple is located. And the head of Bhaiarava fell at the distance of 3 KM from the place. That place is now dedicated to Bhairavanath called Bhairavanath Temple.