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Massanjore Dam, Jharkhand Overview

Massanjore is a city in the state of Jharkhand. The most popular tourist attraction here is the Massanjore dam, which lies just across the Mayurakshi River, in Dumka district of Jharkhand. This dam is sometimes referred to as ‘Canada Dam’ or ‘Pearson Dam’ because it was built with Canadian Aid way back in 1956. It is around 155 feet high and 2170 feet long, with an area of around 16,650 acres and a capacity of 500,000 acres.

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Things to Do in Massanjore

The Massanjore Dam is the greatest attraction of this City. Apart from that, you can also engage in rock climbing and swimming. At night, Massanjore is quite peaceful so you can enjoy with your loved ones amidst nature.

Places to visit near Massanjore

Other than the famous Massanjore Dam, there are a few attractions near Massanjore, which you can visit. Ramrekha Dham, Chhinda Falls, Bhairo Baba Pahari and Bhanwar Pahar are a few spots you can visit near Massanjore.

How to reach Massanjore Dam

Massanjore Dam is located on the Suri-Dumka road which is around 24 kilometres away from Dumka in Jharkhand, and 45 km from Suri in West Bengal. It is easily accessible by bus and is quite a nice and peaceful place to enjoy with family and friends. 

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