Bhaderwah, popularly known as Chota Kashmir, is a beautiful town in the Doda District extending from Killa Mohalla to Gupt Ganga and from Qabristan to Gatha. Primarily a hilly town, Bhaderwah is located some 80 km from Batote. The place is known for its temples such as the Vasuki Nag Temple, Subar Nag Temple, Sheetla Mata Temple, and Gupt Ganga Temple. The Thubu Nag Temple, Nagni Mata Temple, and Alalbani Temple are some of the other popular religious sites here.
Many festivals, beginning from the month of April are also celebrated in this town.The place is also known for the Kailash Yatra, one of the most important pilgrimages for the Hindus. Located amidst nature, Bhaderwah offers amazing landscape for sightseers to enjoy. Tourists can also participate in eco-adventure activities in the meadows of Padri, Seoj, Jantron, and Rosaria. The valleys of Jai, Kelar, Blaisa, Chinta, and Chirala are ideal for trekking and camping.