79 714 km²
Hindi, Urdu, Bengali
February to April
Pleasant year round.
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
Nearest Airport Ranchi is connected by Indian Airlines flights with Bombay,
Patna, Calcutta & New Delhi.
Ranchi is on the South East Railway and connected with Patna and Rourkela.
Ranchi is directly connected by regular bus service with all main places
both interstate and outside the state.
Places to visit
- Dassam Falls - Ranchi Hills - Angrabadi - Sun temple - Hazaribagh National
.: 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
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
.: 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 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.