Jamshedpur to Ghatshila

Jamshedpur to Ghatshila is one of the interesting weekend trips from the steel city of Jamshedpur. Ghatshila is situated at a distance of nearly 45 Kms from Jamshedpur and it takes about one hour to reach the destination through road. One can even travel through a train as Ghatshila lies on the main line of the South Eastern Railway.

The unspoilt natural beauty of Ghatshila attracts tourists from far and wide. This beautiful city is located on the banks of river Subarnarekha that adds to its scenic beauty. Some of the major attractions of Ghatshila are:
  • The Binda Mela is celebrated in the month of Aswin (October) every year. The mela continues for 15 days.

  • A waterfall, which is 20 feet high, is located at Dharagiri, which is 6 miles north of Ghatshila.

  • Panch Pandav is another attraction, which is located three miles north west of Ghatshila. At this place there is a stone on which the figures of five men are engraved. As per the legend the figures on the stone are that of the five Pandav brothers.
Apart from the above-mentioned historical places at Ghatshila, one can also visit the Burudih Dam, Galudih Resort Centre, Rankini Temple and Phuldungri Mountain. Some of the other nearby tourist attractions are Guludih and Dhalbhoomgarh. Ghatshila has also historical significance as it is the birthplace of the famous writer Bibhuti Bhushan Bandyopadhaya. The weekend trip from Jamshedpur to Ghatshila is very exciting as you one can enjoy the panoramic surroundings during the journey.

Last Updated on : 02/07/2013