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Timings : 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Time Required : 1-2 hrs

Entry Fee : INR 5

Nandan Pahar, Deoghar Overview

Nandan Pahar is an amusement park built on top of a hill in the district of Deoghar in Jharkhand, India. It is famous as a picnic spot with several activities for one and all. One can have fun on one of the joy rides or go boating in the region or offer their prayers at the Nandi Temple. The park has frequent visitors from nearby localities from almost all age groups because there is something for everyone here. Sunrises are a treat to the eyes as the rising sun sets its rays towards the earth to illuminate every corner of Nandan Pahar. Sunsets are mesmerising too as the sun gently fades away letting the starlit skies take over.

Nandan Pahar consists of a garden, a pond, and serves as an amusement or recreational park with several joy rides that one can enjoy amidst the lush green garden. The theme houses at the park must be visited too. This is where your child like fantasies will be re-kindled, and this is where you will feel youthful once again. The Nandi temple, which is situated on the top of Nandan Pahar, is very famous in the locality. Nandan Pahar is managed and promoted by the Jharkhand State Tourism Development Corporation. If you are visiting Deoghar this year, a visit to Nandan Pahar is a must.

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Legend of Nandan Pahar

Locals believe that once Ravana wished to enter Lord Shiva's abode, Shivadham. Nandi was serving as the doorkeeper and got into a fight with Ravana when he tried to forcibly enter the dham. Ravana lost his temper and picked Nandi up and threw him as far as he could. Nandi fell on this hill that is now known as Nandan Pahar.

Things To Do at Nandan Pahar

Boating
The Lake on the hill is a perfect place for boating. Paddle boating is a favourite here as you slowly paddle across the serene waters and soak up the beautiful natural surroundings of the region.

Theme/ Fantasy Houses 
There are theme houses at Nandan Pahar, a mirror house, a boot house and a ghost house. Enter a giant skull to feel the thrill of a haunted house or visit the boot house which is shaped like a boot or the mirror house to entertain self with images and reflections.

Toy Train 
The toy train goes all around the hill and is a perfect way to explore Nandan Pahar if you are tired or just too lazy to explore the hill by foot.

Best Time To Visit Nandan Pahar

The best time to visit Nandan Pahar is between September and February as the weather stays suitable for sightseeing throughout the day.

Tips For Visiting Nandan Pahar

1. It is advisable that tourists, especially female tourists, visit the attraction in groups.
2. Visitors are responsible for the safety of their own, children and their belongings.
3. Carry enough water and snacks.
4. Wear comfortable footwear as visitors need to climb stairs to reach the top of the hill.

How To Reach Nandan Pahar

Nandan Pahar is located about 3 kilometres from Deoghar. Tourists can hail auto rickshaw or a taxi from the city railway station or the Tower Chowk to reach Nandan Pahar. 

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