Places to Visit in Jharkhand

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Tourism in Jharkhand contributes a major share in the economy of Jharkhand. With the coming of the foreigners in India, tourism of Jharkhand has grown by leaps and bounds.

Jharkhand is known to possess diverse physical features like hills and forests within the territory. These hills and forests, along with the holy shrines, museums, wildlife sanctuaries, etc. largely contribute towards Jharkhand tourism.

Tourist Places in Jharkhand

The territory of Jharkhand possesses a wide range of tourist's sites that attracts tourists from the different parts of the world to come to the territory of Jharkhand. Among the major sites that contribute towards tourism at Jharkhand are:

Ranchi Hills

Ranchi Hill is one of the finest tourist destinations in Jharkhand. Surrounded by serene beauty all around and standing at a height of 2140 feet, the hill is an ideal retreat from the hustle and bustle of the busy cities. The greenery all around is a delight to one's eyes.

Ranchi Hill of Jharkhand is situated in the center of the Ranchi city. The capital city of Jharkhand is accessible by airways, roadways and railways from various parts of India. Moreover, accommodation at Ranchi is not difficult as there are various hotels in different parts of the city.

The main attraction of Ranchi Hill in Jharkhand is its shape. The hill is located on a flat land and looks amazing when viewed from a distance. Moreover, the hill top offers a breath taking view of the whole Ranchi city.

Another attraction on the Ranchi Hill at Jharkhand is the temple of Lord Shiva which is considered very sacred. The temple remains crowded during the Shravanmas by the devotees for whom it is as sacred as the Baijnath Dham of Deoghar.

An artificial lake is located on the Jharkhand Ranchi Hill. It is known as Ranchi Lake. Boating facilities are provided in this lake. Take this trip for it offers you a chance to explore the natural wonders of Ranchi.

Dassam Falls

Dassam Falls is one of the most important tourist destinations in Jharkhand. It is one of the finest waterfalls in the whole north eastern region of India. The fall is also known as Dassam Ghagh. Dassam Falls of Jharkhand attract not only national but also international tourists.

Dassam Falls in Jharkhand is situated near Taimara village on Tata-Ranchi highway road. It is only 40 kilometers away from the state capital Ranchi. The river that forms the magnificent fall is Kanchi River. When it falls from the height of 144 feet, it becomes the Dassam Falls.

The scene of water getting down with such huge force is unnerving. The sound of water echoes all around the place. Dassam falls of Jharkhand is one of the finest tourist attractions in Jharkhand. It is a perfect place to go out for excursion or picnic with your near and dear ones.

Sun Temple

The Sun Temple of Jharkhand is constructed by a charitable trust named Sanskrit Vihar under the leadership of Shri Ram Maroo, the managing director of Ranchi Express. Any one who visits the temple is mesmerized not only by its beauty but also by the exquisite surrounding which add glow to its lavish design.

Sun Temple at Jharkhand is situated near Bundu stand on Tata-Ranchi highway. The temple is ideally situated away from the hustle and bustle of the crowded and noisy city amidst the beauty of nature. Sun Temple in Jharkhand is easily approachable through the metaled road from Ranchi by hiring a car or catching a bus.

Even the route to reach the Sun Temple in Jharkhand through Ranchi is very beautiful. The route offers some of the finest picturesque locales of Chhota Nagpur Plateau region. So if you wish, you can go out on an excursion to the Sun Temple wherein you can enjoy amidst the scenic pleasure and also explore the nature's bounty.

Baidyanath Dham

Since, time immemorial, the tales of Hindu mythology have mesmerized innumerable souls, not only in India but all across the globe. Amongst the innumerable Hindu deities, the rebellion Lord Shiva, who is revered to be one of the most robust and glorious epitome of strength also happens to be the chief divinity in the temple in Baidyanath Dham.

The shrine consecrated to Lord Shiva in Baidyanath Dham stands at a staggering 72 feet from the ground and is dowered with a pyramid shaped tower. The verandah that had been constructed in the northern facet of the Temple at Baidyanath Dham serves to be the venues where the 'lingam' or the image of Lord Shiva is bathed with an invigorating blend of milk and water. The lingam is actually a humongous slab of basalt, roughly cylindrical in structure with 5 inch diameter.


The venue entitled Jamshedpur in nestled in the heart of Jhatkhand and was the inspiration of Jamshedji Nusserwanji Tata who had laid the foundation stone of this scintillating locale.

ba Baidyanath Temple
  • Satsanga Ashram
  • Basukinath
  • Jaisar Children's Park
  • Shivganga
  • Trikuta Hills
  • Mayurakshi River
  • Harila Jori
  • Kundeshwari
  • Rikhia Yogashram
  • Hathi Pahar
  • Nandan Pahar
  • Kathikund
  • Ajgaibinath
  • Hazaribagh

    the rich flora and fauna has popularized the place, Hazaribagh. The meaning of Hazaribagh is thousand gardens. The city is situated at an altitude of 2019 feet above the sea level. There is also a well-known heath resort in the city. A few of the tourist attraction in the city are:
    • Hazaribagh Lake
    • Canary Hills
    • Hazaribagh Wildlife Sanctuary
    • Hazaribagh National Park
    • Isco Rock Art
    • Suraj Kund
    • Rajrappa
    • Konar Dam
    • Bhadrakali Temple
    • Silwar
    • Sanskriti Museum and Art Gallery
    • Urban Haat
    • Megaliths of Hazaribagh
    • Salparni


    Known for the rich steel and coal industries, Bokaro has become a leading industrial hub over the period. However, getting the idea that an industrial town would look like a dead one will be wrong, as the town has lush greenery. Some of the attractions that tourists can viit while being in the town are:
    • Bokaro Steel City
    • Jawaharlal Nehru Biological Park
    • Garga Dam
    • Noori Masjid
    • Bokaro Ispat Pustakalaya
    • City Park
    • Siwandih
    • Jagannath Temple
    • Gayatri Mandir
    • Chas
    • Aaiyappa Mandir
    • Kali Mandir

    Last Updated on : August 30, 2016