Kathua is a city located in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It is situated in the southern part of the state, close to the border with the neighboring state of Punjab.

The city is known for its historic significance and cultural heritage, and it is home to several important landmarks, including the Kathua Fort, Ujh Barrage, and Jasrota Wildlife Sanctuary. The city is also a popular destination for pilgrims, as it houses several important temples, including the Mata Bala Sundri temple and the Sukrala Mata temple

Shahpurkandi Fort