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

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.

2. Hazaribagh, Jharkhand

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Known For : Hazaribagh National Park Canary hills Hazaribagh Jheel

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).

Best Time: October to March

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3. Purulia, West Bengal

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Known For : Baranti Reservoir or Murardi Lake Ajodhya Rakab Forest

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.

Best Time: October to March

4. Jamshedpur, Jharkhand

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Known For : Dimna Lake Jubilee Park Tata Steel Zoological Park

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.

Best Time: November to February

5. Ranchi, Jharkhand - City of waterfalls

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Known For : Patratu Valley Panch Gagh Falls Birsa Zoological Park

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.

Best Time: July to March

6. Deoghar, Jharkhand - Jharkhand's spiritual side

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Known For : Baidyanath Dham Nandan Pahar Tapovan Caves and Hills

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'.

Best Time: July to March

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

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Known For : Susunia Hill Joyrambati Bishnupur

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.

Best Time: October to March

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

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Known For : Jawaharlal Nehru Biological Park Parasnath Hills Bokaro Steel Plant

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.

Best Time: October to March

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

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Known For : Bhabani Pathak's Tilla Durgapur Barrage Durgapur Steel Plant

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.

Best Time: November to March

10. 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.

11. Shikharji, Jharkhand

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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