Places to Visit in Ranchi

The abundance of Ranchi attractions has always drawn tourists from all corners of the world to the city. The natural beauty of Ranchi with greeneries has been a source of refreshment to the tourists for years. The hills, lakes, falls and gardens in the capital city of Jharkhand have added to the scenic beauty of the city and its surrounding areas. The availability of buses, jeeps, railway services, airline services help the tourists to reach the attractions comfortably. The temples in the downtown of Ranchi are the other attractions. Pilgrims from all over India turn out in big numbers to offer prayers in the temples of Ranchi. One of the major temples in this city is Sun Temple. This temple, designed in the shape of a big chariot, attracts many pilgrims during the 'Rath Yatra' festival in the month of July.

The parks that help the tourists to refresh their heart, body, mind and soul include Nakshatra Van and Rock Garden in Ranchi. There is a rich display of rare species of flora in these parks and gardens in Ranchi.

Places to See in Ranchi

Hundru Fall

Category : Nature
Hundru fall is one of the most beautiful falls in the city. The place has got perfect scenic beauty. This place is not exactly situated in Ranchi but is just 45 km away from the city. It is one of the most famous picnic spots in Ranchi and is visited by the tourists as well as local people. Read More >>

Jagannathpur Temple

Category : Religious
Jagannathpur Temple is located in the capital city of Jharkhand. This temple is one of the major tourist attractions at Ranchi, apart from being its famous pilgrimage center. Read More >>

Rajarappa Mandir

Category : Religious
Here goddess Kali is also known as Prachanda Chandi. There is a waterfall at Rajarappa in Ranchi, which is located at a distance of 48 km from Hazaribagh and 43 km from the city center of Ranchi. Rajarappa Mandir at Ranchi is placed over the National Highway number 33, midway between the towns of Ranchi and Hazaribagh. Apart from the temple of Chinnamasta, at Rajarappa there are also temples of deities like Dakshin Kali and Astamatrika. Read More >>

Rock Garden in Ranchi

Category : History & Culture
The famous Rock Garden in Ranchi is located at a distance of around 4 kilometers from the Albert Akka Chowk. The Ranchi Rock Garden stands second in importance and fame after the garden of Jaipur. This Rock Garden was built out of the rocks of the Gonda Hill. There is a jhula made of iron rod with two edges in this rock garden located in the capital city of Jharkhand. The varied forms of sculptures and waterfalls add to the beauty of this place. Read More >>

Nakshatra Van

Category : Wild Life
Nakshatra van is beautifully constructed. This place is divided into different sections. Nakshatra van is situated within the city. In this particular park, plants and trees depicting different zodiac signs are planted in different sections.Read More >>

Morhabadi hills

Category : Nature
This hill is also famously known as the Tagore Hill. This is one of the most visited tourist spots. One, who visits the city of Ranchi, must visit this place. The name given to this hill as Tagore hill is because of its connections with the Tagore family.

Sun temple

Category : Religious
This place is also not located in Ranchi, but almost 40 km away from the city. The temple is most crowded during the chatta puja when devotees come here to take bath in the pond and take the blessings of Sun god. The architecture of this temple is magnificently beautiful.

Jonha Fall

Category : Nature
This fall is situated 40 km away from the city area. Kanchi River lies very close to this place. There is also a tourist rest house at this fall, and there is also a temple dedicated to Lord Buddha. This place is well connected to roadways as well as railways, so it is very convenient to reach this place.

Dassam Falls

Located 34 kms away from Ranchi, Dassam Falls is a delightful tourist attraction. Also known as Dassam Gagh, falls from a height of 144 feet. The flow gets better during the rainy season. Children are usually not allowed to bathe under this fall.

Ranchi Lake

Located in the center of the city, this lake is highly frequented by the tourists. When you are here, you will be able to see both the lake and the hills, which come as a beautiful view. Colonel Onsley excavated this lake in 1982 and now boating facility is available here. The cool breeze and the mesmerizing sunset make it a perfect place to spend a relaxing evening.

Birsa Zoological Park

Birsa Zoological Park is one of the most beautiful zoos in India. The zoo covers an area of 104 hectares of land and the home to both flora and fauna. It is divided into two sections by National Highway. The animals are kept in the larger area, while the smaller area is covered by the botanical section. Some of the animals that can be spotted in the zoo are Tiger, Lion, Hyena, Wild Cats, Fox, Barking Deer and Elephants.

Tourist Destinations Near Ranchi

Bokaro Steel City

This city is one of the most famous and important major industrial city in Jharkhand. This city is financially very stable. It is the home for many steel industry companies. The visitors who visit the city are mainly here for the purpose of business. This place is situated 117 Km away from Ranchi.

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Last Updated on : September 2, 2016