Jharkhand

Capital
Ranchi
Population
30 million
Area
79 714 km²
Languages
Hindi, Urdu, Bengali

Time to visit
February to April
Climate (°C)
Pleasant year round.

About

Jharkhand formerly a part of United Bihar became the 28th State of the Indian fedration on 15th November 2000. The state is dominated by tribals casts offers a wide range of natural beauty. Full of evergreen forests, wild life sanctuaries, lakes, waterfalls, health and holiday resorts ans a wide range of scenic beauty for tourists.

This is also a state famous for many piligrim spots. Some of them are Rajrappa, Parasnath, Sun Temple, Baidyanathdham, Jagannathpur Temple and Hill and Anjangram.

How to get here

Air
Nearest Airport Ranchi is connected by Indian Airlines flights with Bombay, Patna, Calcutta & New Delhi.

Rail
Ranchi is on the South East Railway and connected with Patna and Rourkela.

Buses
Ranchi is directly connected by regular bus service with all main places both interstate and outside the state.

Places to visit

Tagor Hills - Dassam Falls - Ranchi Hills - Angrabadi - Sun temple - Hazaribagh National park

.: Tagor Hills
Rabindranath Tagore is believed to have written number of books & a part of his famous Gitanjali here. Ramkrishna Ashram is also situated at the foot of the hill which is a centre of Divyayen & Agrarian vocational institute.

The state is dominated by tribals casts offers a wide range of natural beauty. Full of evergreen forests, wild life sanctuaries, lakes, waterfalls, health and holiday resorts ans a wide range of scenic beauty for tourists.

.: Dassam Falls
About 40 km. away from Ranchi on Tata Road falls a village named Taimara near which flows the Kanchi river, Falling from a height of about 144 feet Kanchi river makes a pretty fall called Dassam falls known as Dassam Ghagh also encircled with charming scences. The tourists are warned not to take bath in the falls or at least be careful while bathing in the stream.

.: Ranchi Hills
It is a popular holiday resort & a place of pilgrimage. The hiltop offers panoramic view of the town. The famous Shiva temple situated on the top of the hill, has a water reservoir on top. At the foot of the hill is a big lake, Kanha dam & an attractive places for the tourists.

.: Angrabadi
Angrabadi is a temple complex which accommodates the temples of Lords Ganpati, Ram-Sita and Hanuman and Shiva. The Shankracharya Swami Swarupanand Saraswati, having been captivated by serene, placid and celestial beauty of Angrabadi rechristened it as Amreshwar Dham.

.: Sun temple
Sun temple is located on Tata road near Bundu, nearly 39 km from Ranchi. Sun Temple is fashioned in the form of huge chariot with richly decorated by 18 wheels with seven horses.

.: Hazaribagh National park
Located 135 km from Ranchi. This park is a beautiful wild life sanctuary a home of tigers, panthers, sambhars, spotted dear etc. Inside there are watch towers for tourists to watch the wild animals.



 
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