Fantastic Places to Visit near Dhanbad

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Fantastic Places to Visit near Dhanbad

Here is the list of 11 Fantastic Places to Visit near Dhanbad

1. Bhatinda Falls, Dhanbad

Bhatinda Falls, Dhanbad

The Bhatinda Falls is a powerful and picturesque waterfall that cascades over pronounced rock formations. Also known as the waterfall of Moonidih, it is located at a distance of 14 km from the Dhanbad Railway Station. It makes for an excellent picnic spot for groups looking for a quick and refreshing getaway. Surrounded by lush greenery and rugged hills, the falls offer a captivating sight to the onlookers. Nature lovers often choose to spend a few days over here to delve into the beauty and tranquillity of the place.

Distance from Dhanbad: 17 km

2. Hazaribagh, Jharkhand

Hazaribagh, Jharkhand
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Known For : Hazaribagh National Park Canary hills Hazaribagh Jheel

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Located in the Chhota Nagpur plateau, 93 Km away from Ranchi, Hazaribagh is a beautiful place with dense forests and natural formations including rock formations and lakes. The forests in Hazaribagh are mostly unexplored and are in its best and purest form with full of greenery. Hazaribagh is located two thousand meters above sea level on the middle plateau (one of the three divisions of Chotanagpur plateau).

Distance from Dhanbad: 125 km

Best Time: October to March

5 Hazaribagh Attractions

3. Purulia, West Bengal

Purulia, West Bengal
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Known For : Baranti Reservoir or Murardi Lake Ajodhya Rakab Forest

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The western most district in the state of West Bengal, Purulia is a beautiful destination blessed with mesmerizing natural beauty. Purulia is slowly becoming a popular tourist spot amongst national tourists, the township is well connected with the rest of the country and gifts a breakaway from the monotonous routines of the day to day city lives. The serenity in the air gets onto you and in a mere moment, you are relieved from your stress. Its not the air which is magical, it is the majestic landscape which does it for you.

Distance from Dhanbad: 60 km

Best Time: October to March

7 Purulia Attractions

4. Jamshedpur, Jharkhand

Jamshedpur, Jharkhand
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Known For : Dimna Lake Jubilee Park Tata Steel Zoological Park

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The largest city in Jharkhand, Jamshedpur is an aesthetically planned township with an appealing infrastructure and landscape. Juxtaposed against the beautiful Dalma Hills, Jamshedpur is the world's eighth-largest steel manufacturing company, along with being India's first planned city. The town of Jamshedpur was named after Jamshetiji Tata in 1919, the founder of the Tata industries that maintain public services and infrastructure of most parts of the city.

Distance from Dhanbad: 140 km

Best Time: November to February

21 Jamshedpur Attractions

5. Ranchi, Jharkhand - City of waterfalls

Ranchi, Jharkhand - City of waterfalls
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Known For : Panch Gagh Falls Patratu Valley Topchanchi Lake

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Ranchi is the capital of mineral-rich state Jharkhand. Located at an altitude of 700 metres, Ranchi was once identified as the summer capital of Bihar owing to its altitude of 700 metres, waterfalls, surrounding forest and beautiful river Subarnekha flowing by. There are not many sightseeing spots in Ranchi, but due to better flight connectivity, natural surroundings of Ranchi are becoming popular among travellers. The weather here remains pleasant during evenings and night.

Distance from Dhanbad: 147 km

Best Time: July to March

30 Ranchi Attractions

6. Deoghar, Jharkhand - Jharkhand's spiritual side

Deoghar, Jharkhand - Jharkhand's spiritual side
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Known For : Baidyanath Dham Nandan Pahar Tapovan Caves and Hills

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Deoghar, a popular religious destination in Jharkhand is blessed with one of the 12 Jyotirlinga temples known as temple Baidyanath. Baidyanath Dham in Deoghar becomes the most famous during the Shravan month of the Hindu Lunar Calendar, when millions of devotees bring holy water for the Linga in Pitchers called Kanwads, and hence known as Kanwariyas, to perform the holy ritual of Rudrabhishek [The Holy Bath] in this holy month. Deoghar is also known as 'the cultural capital of Jharkhand'.

Distance from Dhanbad: 123 km

Best Time: July to March

6 Deoghar Attractions

7. Bankura, West Bengal - Hills, temples and Adventure sports

Bankura, West Bengal - Hills, temples and Adventure sports
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Known For : Susunia Hill Joyrambati Bishnupur

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With much historical significance, Bankura is a town famous for its hills and temples and a treat for adventure sports enthusiasts such as trekkers and hikers. Bankura has a significant history and is a temple city in West Bengal. The areas history intermingles with spirituality to create a simple, and yet unique tourist experience. Bankura is also famous for its terracotta temples which attracts tourists from world over.

Distance from Dhanbad: 131 km

Best Time: October to March

9 Bankura Attractions

8. Bokaro Steel City, Jharkhand - The Steel Capital of India

Bokaro Steel City, Jharkhand - The Steel Capital of India
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Known For : Jawaharlal Nehru Biological Park Parasnath Hills Bokaro Steel Plant

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Bokaro is a city with lakes, greenery and beautiful parks which make it a place suited for relaxation and peace. Besides being the center of India's industrial revolution back in the 1960s and 1970s, Bokaro has been able to establish itself as one of the most well-planned cities in the country. The city located on the banks of River Damodar is the largest producer of steel and iron in the country and houses some of the biggest factories.

Distance from Dhanbad: 38 km

Best Time: October to March

9 Bokaro Attractions

9. Durgapur, West Bengal - The Steel Capital of West Bengal

Durgapur, West Bengal - The Steel Capital of West Bengal
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Known For : Bhabani Pathak's Tilla Durgapur Barrage Durgapur Steel Plant

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Often touted as the Steel Capital of East India, Durgapur is the embodiment of the quintessential Bengali town. With a total population of less than half a million, Durgapur is in the Burdwan District of West Bengal, on the bank of the Damodar River. It is about 170 kms from the city of Kolkata. Durgapur is the perfect amalgamation of a metro's energy and a small town's charm. The place is brimming with temples, old-world markets, parks and even a barrage.

Distance from Dhanbad: 104 km

Best Time: November to March

10 Durgapur Attractions

10. Ghatshila, Jharkhand

Ghatshila, Jharkhand

If you’ve visited Ranchi and Kolkata -- and having fallen in love with both the cities, you now crave to experience their magic in unison, then do not worry. Your craving is not in vain for there is a place matching exactly that description! Situated in East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand, the town of Ghatshila has the winding rivulets and serene waterfalls of Ranchi while also harbouring ample sites of religious worship and a rich multicultural heritage that Kolkata does.

Distance from Dhanbad: 161 km

11. Shikharji, Jharkhand

Shikharji, Jharkhand
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Located on the Parasnath Hill, the highest mountain in the state of Jharkhand, in an inland part of rural east India, of the Giridih district of Jharkhand, Shikharji is one of the holiest pilgrimage sites for Jains. It is believed that here is where twenty of the twenty-four Jain Tirthankaras had attained moksha (in other words, freedom from the cycle of rebirth), along with several other monks which makes it one of the most important and holy sites for Jain Tirthas. Shikharji rises to a height of 1,350 m thus making it the highest mountain in the state.

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