7 Beautiful Cities to Visit in Jharkhand for Nature Lovers

Top 7 Cities to Visit in Jharkhand: The Land of Forests

By Ava Smith Apr 30 2021 4:01PM 9468 Read
Top 7 Cities to Visit in Jharkhand: The Land of Forests

The world has known Jharkhand for a long time as home to tribal people. But, people often forget about the forests in which these tribal people dwell. Forests are the beauty of Jharkhand, which also provides livelihood to many. It is a gift in the form of such beautiful nature from God that only a few can see.

There are places in this forest land that can mesmerize anyone's eyes. Jharkhand is blessed with hills, mountains, and waterfalls, making this place perfect for a holiday for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts. So, if you have not decided where to land yourself and where to visit in the land of forests, the list of must-visit places is given below and might help you in spending a good vacation.

7 Top Cities to Visit in Jharkhand 1. Ranchi

Ranchi is the capital of Jharkhand and one of the most beautiful places to be in Jharkhand as it gives you a serene view of some of the best dams and waterfalls. Ranchi is known as "the Manchester of the East" as it accounts for 18% of national mineral production. Many places in this city give you breathtaking views of surrounding mountains, waterfalls, and valleys.

Some of the famous tourist attractions are:

  • Pahari Mandir
  • Patratu valley and dam
  • Dassam falls
  • Panchgagh falls
  • Getalsud dam
  • Birsa Munda biological park
  • Jonha falls
  • Rock garden
  • JSCA stadium
  • Crocodile park

These are some interesting and exciting places, and we can bet you will find even more exciting places if you visit Ranchi. Once you reach Ranchi, you will be delighted to see street foods that make mouth watery with their aroma and flavours. If you are one of the foody guys, then 'Doranda market' is heaven.

2. Jamshedpur

The next promising place to have fun and enjoyment in Jharkhand is Jamshedpur. It is the Steel City of India because of the large production of steel. This place offers you numerous attractions which might be amusing because of its history. Jamshedpur is named after Indian pioneer industrialist "Jamsetji Tata". He established Jamshedpur and Tata group, India's biggest conglomerate company & is the largest city in Jharkhand and surrounded by dense forests and tourist attractions.

Some of the attractions in Jamshedpur are listed below:
  • Jubilee park
  • Dimna park
  • Dalma wildlife sanctuary
  • Rivers meet
  • JRD Tata sports complex
  • Sir Dorabji Tata park
  • Sakchi masjid
  • Hudco lake
3. Deoghar

Deoghar is must visit place if you are in Jharkhand and a devotee of Lord Shiva. This place is magical if we were to explain it in one word. Lord Shiva has blessed this city with natural beauty and one of the 12 'jyotirlingas' present in India. This jyotirlinga is widely considered divine and holy all around the world. Many across the globe visit this religious hub in the 'Savan' month.

Some important sites in Deoghar are:

  • Trikut pahar
  • Babadham temple
  • Basukinath temple
  • Ropeway at Trikut
  • Mayurakshi river
  • Nandan pahar
4. Dhanbad

It is also known as "the Coal Capital of India" because it has one of the largest coal mines in India. It has a fast-growing population, many good infrastructures with a bit of IT sector. It has a very iconic institute, i.e., the Indian School of Mining (ISM), which has students from every country eager to explore more in mining. People only look at the black colour of coal and predict that nothing is in Dhanbad, but few places might change their thinking.

Here are the places:

  • Maithan dam
  • Shakti Mandir
  • Bhatinda fall
  • ISM
  • Topchanchi lake
5. Bokaro

Bokaro is a city with greenery, lakes, and parks & was the centre of the industrial revolution in the 1960s and 70s. Because of the natural resources present in the city, it turned into an industrial hub.

Check out some of the exotic places below:

  • Garga dam
  • Bokaro steel city
  • Jawaharlal Nehru biological park
  • Chas
  • Aaiyappa Mandir
  • City park
  • Boating point
6. Giridih

Giridih is famous for its green forests, which plant many exotic trees like Sal tree, bamboo, Mahua, Semal, etc. It is known as 'Land of the Hills'. Giridih offers many pilgrimage sites to Jain people, so it is called 'Land of Jain pilgrims. Beautiful scenery from the top of the mountains and dense forests below steal your heart.

Some of the famous destinations in Giridih are:

  • Usri falls
  • Shikharji
  • Parasnath hills
  • Harihar Dham
  • Surya temple
7. Netarhat

The fantastic, majestic, and underrated destination in Jharkhand, Netarhat, is known as "The Queen of Chotanagpur". Every word that I speak now is less when it comes to Netarhat. It has every beauty of nature, from being a hill station to wonderful drive-through forests. It is away from the rush of cities, though it has all the necessary things. There is an advantage of the weather conditions as it is cool throughout the year, one can visit it anytime.

Some places in Netarhat that I found beautiful are:

  • Netarhat hills
  • Lodh falls
  • Koel viewpoint
  • Upper Ghaghri waterfalls
  • Netarhat sunrise point
  • Betla National park
  • Pine forest
Final Words

So, this ends our list, and I would like to mention that you will find many more places on your own that are more admiring than what I have mentioned above once you get in Jharkhand. Jharkhand is a land that has to be explored more.

Ava Smith
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With over 2+ years of experience in the field of pathology and more than 5 months of experience in the field of writing, I, a pathologist & co-author of 10+ anthologies, compiler of two anthologies. I previously have worked with top online news portals and travel blogging companies.

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