Bawey wali Mata temple is situated in theBahu Fort of Jammu region and is renowned for the presiding deity of Goddess Kali. The temple is also famous as the temple of Mahakali Goddess and is considered next only to the sacred Mata Vaishno Devi. The temple was constructed by Maharaja Gulab Singh back in 1822 and since then has attracted a large number of pilgrims.
The Bahu fort that houses the temple is situated on the left bank of the river Tawi and is the oldest fort constructed originally by Raja Bahulochan over 3,000 years ago. The royal fort tells the stories of the innumerable wars fought in its premises and the various invaders deterred and sent back. The temple has a magnificent natural beauty and is surrounded by beautiful terraced garden. The small hillock situated near the temple is extremely beautiful. The waterfalls, flowers and big trees on the hillock offer the visitors an option of relaxing with the family and hold picnics. Being one of the most wonderful temples, the shrine blesses the visitors with its divine ambience and serenity. Every Sundays and Tuesdays a huge crowd of local people gather here to offer their respect to the presiding Goddess.