Tourist places in Jharkhand

Here are the top 12 places to visit in Jharkhand in 2024:

1. Deoghar

4.3 /5

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Deoghar, a popular religious destination in Jharkhand is blessed with one of the 12 Jyotirlinga temples known as temple Baidyanath.

Best Time: July to March

2. Jamshedpur

3.7 /5

2 out of 12
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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.

Best Time: November to February

3. Ranchi

3.6 /5

3 out of 12
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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 i...

Best Time: July to March

4. Betla National Park

4.0 /5

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Betla National Park is a beautiful national park which is spread over the hilly terrain of the attractive Palamau district, west of Ranchi In Jharkhand. Wild elephants wander without restraints in the thickets of the forest and the flora and fauna are enough to mesmerize any visitor. Though there ar...

5. Ghatshila

5 out of 12
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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...

6. Shikharji

4.1 /5

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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 at...

7. Dasham Falls

3.1 /5

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Located near the Taimara village in the Ranchi district, Dasham Falls, also known as Dassam Falls, is a spectacular waterfall in the state of Jharkhand which is a tributary of the Subarnarekha River. Cascading down a height of 144 ft., the waterfall boast of utter serenity, peace and calm. The area ...

8. Netarhat

4.3 /5

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Falling in the Latehar district of Jharkhand, Netarhat is the highest point of Chotanagpur plateau, popularly known as Queen of Chotanagpur. It is best known for the sunrise and sunset views it offers, especially during summers. When travelling by road from Ranchi to Netarhat, you will cross se...

Best Time: Throughout the year

9. Massanjore Dam

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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 b...

10. Hazaribagh

4.8 /5

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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.

Best Time: October to March

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11. Bokaro Steel City

3.0 /5

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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.

Best Time: October to March

12. Dhanbad

5.0 /5

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Commonly known as India’s Coal Capital, Dhanbad is one of the most populated cities in Jharkhand. Dhanbad is best known for being a commercial mega-producer and owner of the most significant number of coal mines, factories and industry bases. Due to the presence of the coal industries, this city has...

Best Time: October to March

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FAQs on Jharkhand

What is not so good about Jharkhand?

It is a known fact that Jharkhand has been the centre of Naxalite- Maoist Insurgency in 1967 and is often considered unsafe.

What are the top places to visit in Jharkhand?

The top things to do in Jharkhand are Ranchi, Deoghar, Jamshedpur, Hazaribagh, Netarhat, Bokaro steel city. You can see all the places to visit in Jharkhand here

Who should visit Jharkhand?

You can head to Jharkhand for a family trip or plan a special trip with friends particularly interested in history and culture.

What is the best time to visit Jharkhand?

It is ideal to visit Jharkhand between October to March as the climatic conditions are most suited for sightseeing during these months. One can pack light to Jharkhand as the weather is pleasant even during winters.

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What is the local food in Jharkhand?

While Rice, Roti, Daal, Tarkari and sweets form the staple course here, various colourful and traditional versions and sides to these give rise to a perhaps lesser known, but splendid cuisine. Also subtle traces of a Mughal influence can be felt in the dishes here, adding a faint element of grandeur to the food here. Also the state takes equal care to the needs of both vegetarians and Non-vegetarians. Handia, Bamboo shoots, Mitha Khaja, Thekua, Litti, Dhuska, Arsa Roti etc are the items that Jharkhands cuisine is known for.
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