Here are the top 30 tourist attractions to see in Ranchi:

1. Panch Gagh Falls

Must visit 3.4 /5

3 km
from city center
1 out of 30
places to visit in Ranchi

Panch (means five) Gagh Falls is a stunning tourist destination which has five waterfalls cascading through tall and steep hills near the scenic village of Khunti. The foot of the waterfalls has a very calm and serene atmosphere and is an ideal location for picnics and weekend getaways.

2. Birsa Zoological Park

Must visit 3.4 /5

20 km
from city center
2 out of 30
places to visit in Ranchi

The Birsa Zoological Park, also known as Birsa Jaivik Udyan houses a wide variety of wild animals like lions, tigers, various kinds of deer etc. It is located on the Ranchi-Patna National Highway near Ormanjhi and is a must-visit for all wildlife enthusiasts.

3. Ranchi Lake

Must visit 3.5 /5

3 km
from city center
3 out of 30
places to visit in Ranchi

Located at the base of the majestic Ranchi hill, this lake was constructed in the year 1842 by a British National Colonel Onsely. It is centrally located and has boating facilities.

4. Sun temple, Ranchi

Must visit 3.5 /5

6 km
from city center
4 out of 30
places to visit in Ranchi

The Sun Temple has an extremely captivating architecture and has the shape of a giant vehicle with 18 wheels driven by seven horses. The temple complex also has a holy pond which is highly revered among Hindus.

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5. Topchanchi Lake

3.1 /5

110 km
from city center
5 out of 30
places to visit in Ranchi

A Lake upon which a dam was built to supply water to Dhanbad and its suburbs, the Topchanchi Lake attracts tourists all over the year being the beautiful reservoir that it is.

6. Jonha Falls

31 km
from city center
6 out of 30
places to visit in Ranchi

Plunging from a height of about 45 meters, the Johna Falls are surrounded in a canopy of plush dense trees and thick shrubbery. The holy waters of River Ganga and River Raru come together to form these giant roaring falls. They are also known as the Gautamdhara Falls because of a Buddhist shrine that lies in proximity to the falls.

7. Tagore Hill

3.4 /5

7 km
from city center
7 out of 30
places to visit in Ranchi

Tagore Hill is situated at an altitude of 200 feet in an isolated location where one find spend time in some peace and quiet. It is named after the famous poet, Nobel Laureate Rabindra Nath Tagore.

8. Dasham Falls

3.1 /5

26 km
from city center
8 out of 30
places to visit in Ranchi

Dasham falls are situated in a beautiful village called Taimara near Ranchi and the Kanchi River. They stunningly cascade from a height of 144 feet and are surrounded by lush greenery.

9. Pahari Mandir

3 km
from city center
9 out of 30
places to visit in Ranchi

Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the Pahari Mandir in Rachi soars at an altitude of 2140 feet and offers a mind-stirring bird's eye view of the entire city. You have to climb about 300 steps to reach here, but the beauty of the temple and the stunning view is absolutely worth it. The Shravan season is a pompous affair here and sees a footfall of hundreds of devotees each year.

10. Patratu Valley

26 km
from city center
10 out of 30
places to visit in Ranchi

Forty kilometres outside Ranchi lies the scintillating Patratu Valley. With sparkling waters of the Patratu Dam on one side and lush green trees flanked along the other, driving along the Ghat of the Patratu Valley is truly a stupendous experience. However, do not venture into these roads after dark because of the rampant Naxalite influence in the area.

11. Fun Castle Water Park

12 km
from city center
11 out of 30
places to visit in Ranchi

Located in Ratu in Ranchi, Fun Castle Water Park is one of the most popular water parks in the city. Replete with a number of fun options, the park has water draughting, thrilling water, Playground etc in addition changing and locker rooms, food options etc.

12. Nucleus Mall

4 km
from city center
12 out of 30
places to visit in Ranchi

The biggest mall in Ranchi, the Nucleus Mall is the up and coming hangout place for the new generations. Housing big brand stores, a huge food court with various cuisine options, an advanced gym, an arcade, a FUN zone for kids and the luxurious PVR theatres- this place has it all. The mall is equipped with all premium modern amenities.

13. Sita Falls

34 km
from city center
13 out of 30
places to visit in Ranchi

Sita Falls is a slightly unknown waterfalls situated a little on the outskirts of Ranchi. The water falls originate from River Kanchi amidst gorgeous green landscape and dense woods. The mesmerising waterfalls are a treat to watch and are also a popular trekking spot for the adventure enthusiasts.

14. Ram Dayal Munda Park

5 km
from city center
14 out of 30
places to visit in Ranchi

Situated in the Morabadi suburb of Ranchi, Ram Dayal Munda Park is dedicated to the celebrated scholar Ram Dayal Munda. Besides being a popular leisure spot for the localites, the park also has a joggers' spot to encourage early morning and evening walks.

15. Hudru Falls

3.1 /5

37 km
from city center
15 out of 30
places to visit in Ranchi

The river Subarnekha while flowing through Ranchi forms a lot of waterfalls, but the most beautiful of them is Hudru Falls. Falling from a height of 320 feet, the Hudru Falls create a spectacular landscape and is extremely popular with tourists.

16. Jagannath Temple, Ranchi

4 km
from city center
16 out of 30
places to visit in Ranchi

Perched up on a hilltop, the Jagannath Temple is the most popular historical landmark in Ranchi dating back to 1691. As s smaller replica of the Jagannath Temple in Puri, the temple is decked with intricate carvings and a unique blend of coloured stones. The Rath Yatra is a festival of joyous celebration that sees a footfall of thousands of tourists each year.

17. Angrabadi Temple Complex

3.1 /5

5 km
from city center
17 out of 30
places to visit in Ranchi

Angrabadi Temple Complex is situated in Khunti, a small and serene village near Ranchi. The temple houses the idols of Lord Ganesh, Lord Shiva, Ram-Sita and Hanuman. This is a must-visit for tourists and devotees alike.

18. Rock Garden, Ranchi

7 km
from city center
18 out of 30
places to visit in Ranchi

Complete with waterfalls, sculptures, art and unparalleled scenic beauty, the Rock Garden in Ranchi is the perfect weekend excursion destination. The major attraction here is an iron footbridge that stands on only two poles. Since the garden is situated on a hillock by the Kanke Dam and is surrounded by lush environs, you can relax peacefully while enjoying a stunning view of the city.

19. Deori Mandir

51 km
from city center
19 out of 30
places to visit in Ranchi

Dedicated to the ferocious 16-armed Goddess Kali, the Deori Mandir was originally built by a tribal devotee of the goddess with nothing but sandstone. Holding tremendous religious significance, thousands of devotees pray to the goddess and tie a thread around a bamboo as a ritual. The temple gained popularity when news broke out that famous cricketer MS Dhoni visits the temple on a regular basis.

20. Hirni Falls

53 km
from city center
20 out of 30
places to visit in Ranchi

Sixty kilometres away from the disturbances of the city and hidden in the thick foliages of a dense forest lies a gem of nature, the Hirni Falls. These graceful and simply gorgeous falls are decked with unencumbered natural beauty and exhume a purely relaxing and tranquil vibe. If that's not enough, you can enjoy a panoramic view of the city from the head of the falls.

21. Kanke Dam

6 km
from city center
21 out of 30
places to visit in Ranchi

Set right next to the famous Rock Garden of Ranchi, the Kanke Dam is the perfect romantic getaway for couples, a family picnic or an outing with friends. Gazing at the magical sunset that renders the sky in vivid shades of fire, while gently boating along the dam's placid waters will truly rejuvenate you. Be sure to try some of the delicious local cuisine by the dam.

22. Deer Park, Ranchi

18 km
from city center
22 out of 30
places to visit in Ranchi

A park safari of the Birsa Deer Park in Ranchi will introduce you to the hundreds of species of deer that are sure to blow your mind. From beautiful spotted deer to the majestic Sambhars, this park is home to more than 15 species of deer. With giant Sal trees and plush shrubbery all around, visiting this park is a great way to get in touch with nature.

23. Birsa Munda Stadium

9 km
from city center
23 out of 30
places to visit in Ranchi

Spanning over a whopping 275 acres, the Birsa Munda Stadium has it all- a seating capacity of 35000 people, dust and fireproof roof, 12 double lifts, several elliptical pylons, air-conditioned warm up track and much more. The stadium is surrounded by a 66 foot wall on all sides that makes it look like a spaceship.

24. Nakshatra Van

4 km
from city center
24 out of 30
places to visit in Ranchi

If you're searching for the perfect picnic spot after getting through a long week, Nakshatra Van is where you stop looking. Decked with plush greenery and blooming flowers, this place is sure to alleviate your mood. The main crowd-puller is a beautiful fountain that lies in the centre and looks especially mesmerising in the evenings.

25. Nakshatra Van

4 km
from city center
25 out of 30
places to visit in Ranchi

Situated in front of Raj Bhawan in Ranchi, Nakshatra Van is an urban park in the city, an initiative of the Jharkhand Forest Department. Replete with plenteous flora and verdant greenery, the park is one of the most popular parks in the city.

26. Biodiversity Park

11 km
from city center
26 out of 30
places to visit in Ranchi

Biodiversity Park is one of the most loved picnic spots in Ranchi. Replete with plenteous vegetation and lush greenery, the park is popular among the adults and kids alike. The park strives to preserve and protect medicinal plants and herbs.

27. Patel Park

1 km
from city center
27 out of 30
places to visit in Ranchi

Situated in Delatoli suburb of Ranchi, Patel Park is less of a park and more of a playground. Primarily it is used by young kids to play cricket and football etc. In the early mornings or evenings you can also find people flocking to the park for walks.

28. Rajrappa Waterfall

52 km
from city center
28 out of 30
places to visit in Ranchi

Rajrappa Waterfalls is a mesmerising waterfalls situated around 68 kms from Ranchi in Jharkhand. The Bhairavi or Bhera river falls from a height and joins the Damodar river. The silver cascading water from a height is a popular attraction in the region and is visited by tourists and localites alike.

29. Lodh Falls

132 km
from city center
29 out of 30
places to visit in Ranchi

Situated in Latehar, around 195 kms away from Ranchi, Lodh Falls is the highest waterfalls in Jharkhand and the 21st highest in the country. The 143 metres waterfalls drops in several tiers over the River Burha and is nestled in the dense woods of the Chota Nagpur Plateau.

30. Murga Mahadev Falls

0 km
from city center
30 out of 30
places to visit in Ranchi

Murga Mahadev Waterfalls are situated 143 kms from Ranchi, within the premises of a Lord Shiva temple. The temple is a revered place of Hindu worship and stays especially crowded with pilgrims in the winter season in addition to regular tourists visiting the place.

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