Jharkhand is a state of India, surrounded by Bihar, West Bengal, Odisha and Chhatisgarh. The territory of Jharkhand possesses a wide range of tourist sites that attracts tourists from different parts of the country and abroad.
Most attractive tourist spots of Jharkhand
Ranchi Hill is one of the finest tourist destinations in Jharkhand. It is situated in the centre of the Ranchi city, the capital city of Jharkhand. Surrounded by serene beauty all around and standing at a height of 2,140 feet (642 m), the hill is an ideal retreat from the hustle and bustle of the busy city. The hilltop offers a beautiful view of the whole Ranchi city. Another attraction of Ranchi Hill is the temple of Lord Shiva which is considered very sacred. An artificial lake is located on Ranchi Hill, which is known as Ranchi Lake. Boating facilities are provided in this lake.
Jamshedpur is nestled in the heart of Jharkhand and was the inspiration of Jamshedji Tata who had laid the foundation stone of this scintillating location.
Tatanagar after the name of Jamshedji Tata on the Chota Nagpur Plateau proudly homes Tata Steel, the first Iron and (1908) Steel plant in India.
Ghatshila is famous for its copper mines. It is also the abode of Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay, the renowned Bengali literature. Pilgrims visit the Rukmini Devi Temple here.
The Sun Temple of Jharkhand is constructed by a charitable Trust named Sanskrit Vihar under the leadership of Shri Ram Maroo. Anyone who visits the temple is mesmerised by its beauty and the exquisite surrounding which adds glow to its lavish design.
Madhupur and Giridi are treated as health resorts for favourable climate and calm and quiet location.
Paresnath Hills and Nalakha Temple are also favourite spots for the tourists and pilgrims. Some adventurers get the scope of trekking on Paresnath Hills.
Hudru Falls, Jonah Falls, Ushri Falls and Daasam Falls are notable waterfalls in Jharkhand. Tourists from all over the country and abroad visit these falls and enjoy the scenic beauty.
Dimna Lake is a favourite tourist spot for its natural surroundings.
Deoghar is famous for Baidyanath Dham or Baijnath Dham and the shrine of Satsanga founded by Sri Anukul Thakur. It is also a health resort.
Baidyanath Dham is a shrine consecrated to Lord Shiva, and it houses at a staggering height of 72 feet (21 m) from the ground. It is one of the most favourite spots for the pilgrims.
Netarhat is situated at a distance of about 144 km from Ranchi, the capital city of Jharkhand, and is very comfortably accessible from any distant nook of India. It is a favourite tourist spot, especially for the adventures, as it is blanketed by the verdant woodlands. The sunrise and the sunset in the forest are special attractions for the tourists.
Betla Reserve Forest is a favourite tourist spot. There are arrangements for sight-seeing by vehicles across and around the forest.