Jharkhand Tourism

The land blessed with flourishing forests, Jharkhand remains a popular state of India. People visit here to spend some time amidst impressive hills, gorgeous waterfalls, loaded greenery and lively cultures. The state flaunts oodles of diversity being home to 32 tribes, including Munda, Santhal, Oraon, Kharia, Gond, Kol, etc. People visit here to understand the unseen cultures of these tribes and see them practicing their age old traditions.

Top places to visit in Jharkhand:

Ranchi
Ranchi is the capital of Jharkhand and is often known as the City of Waterfalls. Here you can explore the beauty of waterfalls like Hundru Falls, Dassam Falls, Jonha Falls, Panch Gagh Falls, etc. The city is also known for mineral resources found here which won it the title of ‘Manchester of the East.’

Jamshedpur
Jamshedpur, the Steel City of India, is the biggest city in Jharkhand. This city was founded by Jamsedji Nusserwanji Tata. However, it is not just about steel industry. Here you can also explore some beautiful natural attractions like Dalma Hills, Jubilee Park, Jubilee Lake, Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary, Hudco Lake, Tata Steel Zoological Park, Bhatia Park, etc.

Deoghar
Deoghar is a spiritual destination with numerous temples dotted around. Here you can spot many ancient shrines like Baba Baidyanath Temple, Noulakha Temple, Mandar Hill, etc.

Hazaribagh
Hazaribagh means thousand gardens and the city completely stands for it. It is a paradise for nature lovers with rich flora and fauna. The place is known for being a health resort where numerous tired souls visit to meditate and unwind. Here places like Hazaribagh Wildlife Sanctuary, Hazaribagh National Park, Hazaribagh Lake, Canary Hills,Suraj Kund and Bhadrakali Temple await you.

Dhanbad
Dhanbad is the ‘Coal Capital of India’ and is surrounded by charming valleys and lush green forests. Take a sightseeing tour to spot striking valleys and verdant green forests, splendid dams and pristine lakes. Some of the most popular places to visit in Dhanbad include Topchanchi Lake, Maithon Dam, Birsa Munda Park, Charak Pathar and Parasnath Temple.

Food
Food of Jharkhand flaunts typical Indian flavours. Taste Litti Chokha made with Baigan Bharta (Chokha). Pitha is another popular dish served with Tomato Chutney. Handia is cooked in all local houses of Jharkhand. It is a mix of 20-25 herbs and boiled rice. Vegetarians must try Rugra prepared with a variety of vegetables.

Bamboo Shoots remain the staple food of the state. It has a unique taste and remains a main ingredient in many dishes. Dhuska, deep fried rice flour pancakes, is another common food here. For tasting some sweets, Thekua remains a great option. It is mostly prepared as Prasad during the Chatth Pooja.

Shopping
Jharkhand is known for tribal handicrafts. They tell a lot about the state’s cultures and traditions. Paitkar paintings also make great souvenirs made by local artisans. Local markets also brim with stone carvings, bamboo works, wood craft, ornaments and metal work at great prices.   

How to Reach
Birsa Munda Airport in Ranchi is the main airport linking the state with rest of the country.  Jharkhand has major railheads in Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Bokaro, Dhanbad and Giridih. Road connection is also great from neighbouring states like Bihar, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal and Orissa. 

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