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"The Steel Capital of India"

Bokaro Steel City Tourism

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. Being surrounded by a very green area it is also full of wonderful lakes and parks that dot its beautiful landscape. Bokaro, is situated in the easternmost part of Jharkhand and closer to West Bengal which explains the Bengali influence in its culture. The city is high on culture and is truly cosmopolitan in nature.

Things to do in Bokaro Steel City

1. Jawaharlal Nehru Biological Park

Jawaharlal Nehru Biological Park
Established in the 1980s, the zoological park became famous for its rare collection of big cats such as White Tigers and Asiatic Lions but due to lack of adequate infrastructure some of them had to be (Read More) moved to zoos in other parts of the world.

2. Parasnath Hills

Parasnath Hills
The Parasnath Hill is of great religious importance to the Jainism cult in the country. It is a hillock situated in the Girdih district of Jharkhand a few kilometers from the city.

3. Bokaro Steel Plant

Bokaro Steel Plant
Bokaro Steel Plant, India's largest iron and steel complex, is located in the steel city of Bokaro. Located along the Damodar River, this plant is regarded as the country's first Swadeshi Steel Plant with maximum investment going into materials, equipment and R & D. The plant was conceived as to grant the country freedom from dependency on foreign sources to induce a measure of confidence and self-reliance.

4. City Park

City Park
One giant artificial lake and three artificial island along with amazing greenery is what constitutes the City Park of Bokaro. The city park is a lovely place with greenery, lake and beautiful restaur (Read More)ants along the lake's shore providing a perfect setting for spending some quality time with family and friends.

5. City Center

City Center
The city center at Bokaro is the commercial hub of the city. It houses the biggest brands of clothing to electronics, from banks to automobiles. The city center unlike other around the country is well (Read More) planned with wide streets, ample space for parking and well-laid out approach roads.

6. Picnics

Picnics
Picnics are one of the most loved activities of Bokaro folks. The city loves to go out on picnics and why shouldn't it just look at the number of parks it has.

7. Garga Dam

Garga Dam
Garga is a tributary of the Damodar River that flows on the southern parts of the city of Bokaro. A dam was constructed on it in the 1950s to make it the first such river valley project in the country (Read More).

8. Shopping in Bokaro

Shopping in Bokaro
Shopping at Bokaro is a great experience due to the presence of a huge shopping arcade at City Center, Sector 4.

9. Boating

Boating
The City Park which is composed of many artificial lakes is favorite for boating.

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How to Reach Bokaro Steel City

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Bokaro Steel City, being an important city by economic perspective is well connected to the rest of India by rail and road. Regular rail and bus services ply to and fro the city of Bokaro Steel City, buses being operated both by private and government owners, especially the Jharkhand State Road Transport Corporation. There is no direct flight connectivity, however, to Bokaro Steel City. Some 110 km away is the Birsa Munda Airport in Ranchi, which is the nearest domestic airport that connects Dapoli to the rest of India via airways.

How to reach Bokaro Steel City by flight

The nearest airport to Bokaro is at Ranchi which is situated at a distance of 120 km. One can easily hire a taxi from Ranchi airport or catch public buses plying for Bokaro at regular intervals of time.

How to reach Bokaro Steel City by road

Bokaro city is located right at the meeting point of NH 23 and NH 32 which connect it to cities like Ranchi and Jamshedpur. It also connected by various state highways to other parts of the state. Public and private buses ply to every direction from Bokaro every day. It is connected to Kolkata through 2 Volvo service providers. Bokaro also has 3 bus terminals from which more than 1000 buses depart in all directions regularly.

How to reach Bokaro Steel City by train

Bokaro is a major rail head in the eastern railway link which connects it to various major cities around the country. Rajdhani Express connects it to New Delhi while Ranchi and Kolkata are connected by Shatabdi express. There are also other super fast, express and mail trains connecting it to the major cities in the country. However, if you are travelling from the Southern part, Bokaro can be reached only through Ranchi.

Local transport in Bokaro Steel City

Intr-city commuting is very easy in Bokaro. Though a hired cab will be very comfortable, there are also a lot of public buses that cover every corner of the city, as well as autoricksaws which are available all the time.

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FAQs on Bokaro Steel City

What is famous about Bokaro steel city?

Very well connected by air, rail and road.

What is not so good about Bokaro steel city?

Ideal only for a short trip. Not a hub for adventurers.

Who should visit Bokaro steel city?

This is an ideal destination for people looking for a laid back and peaceful vacation. It is a popular destination for people from the Eastern Region of the country and also foreigners. It is also good for short trips and family picnics from the nearby areas. 

What is the best time to visit Bokaro steel city?

The best period to visit Bokaro is during the festive months of September to the beginning of spring in February. The city is known to have a moderate climate with temperatures ranging from anywhere between 20 to 5 degree Celsius in the winter season. Hence, one is required to carry adequate woollens while travelling during the winters. The winter also brings out the picnic spirit among the locals who are famous for being lovers of picnic.
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What is the local food in Bokaro steel city?

Being located in the heart of East India, Bokaro's cuisine, like other Jharkhandi cuisines is influenced by the food of Bihar, West Bengal and Odisha.
The authentic Jharkhandi cuisine is hard to find in restaurants. Some of the important dishes include Litti Chokha, Macher Jhol (Fish curry), Sadhna and Marua roti.
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What is the best way to reach Bokaro steel city?

Bokaro Steel City, being an important city by economic perspective is well connected to the rest of India by rail and road. Regular rail and bus services ply to and fro the city of Bokaro Steel City, buses being operated both by private and government owners, especially the Jharkhand State Road Transport Corporation. There is no direct flight connectivity, however, to Bokaro Steel City. Some 110 km away is the Birsa Munda Airport in Ranchi, which is the nearest domestic airport that connects Dapoli to the rest of India via airways.

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What are the things to do in Bokaro steel city?

The top things to do in Bokaro steel city are Jawaharlal Nehru Biological Park, Parasnath Hills, Bokaro Steel Plant, City Park, City Center, Picnics. You can see all the places to visit in Bokaro steel city here

What are the places near Bokaro steel city?

The top places near to Bokaro steel city are Purulia which is 43 km from Bokaro steel city, Asansol which is located 81 km from Bokaro steel city, Santiniketan which is located 155 km from Bokaro steel city, Kolkata which is located 257 km from Bokaro steel city, Bishnupur which is located 137 km from Bokaro steel city

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Pallavi Siddhanta

4 years ago
- Make sure to take permission for visiting the Bokaro Steel Plant.
- Carry adequate woolen clothing if traveling during winters.
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