Tourist places in Jharkhand, Places to visit in Jharkhand
Tourist Places in Jharkhand :
Being one out of the twelve Jyotirlingas, Baidyanath is famous for all. Deoghar, the home of gods, is modern name. In Puranas we find in its place names like Haridrapeetha, Ketaki van, Haritalik van, Chitabhoomi and Vaidyanath. In Bengal and upper provinces the place is generally known as Baidyanathdham.
The sanctity of Baidyanath is mentioned in several Puranas which refer to it and as they are unquestionably the golden treasure of Hindu religion and culture, Baidyanath Jyotirlingam has attained great importance. It is one of most important tourist places to visit in jharkhand for Hindus.
How to Reach Deoghar
By Road : Passenger buses run regularly from Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Hazaribag, Bhagalpur, Dumka, Patna, Gaya, Munger, and other places in Jharkhand and Bihar to Deogarh. Taxis and Rickshaws are available at Babadham and at Jasidih railway station. It is one of the most important tourist places in Jharkhand for Hindu pilgrimage.
More information on Baba Baidyanath Dam on http://www.babadham.org
Waterfalls such as Jonha Falls, Dassam Falls, Hudru Falls, Hirni Falls can be great outing from Ranchi.
Another attraction in Ranchi is Deer Park, Muta Crocodile breeding center, Ranchi Lake, Tagore Hill, Rock Garden, Birsa Zoological Park which draws a good number of tourist.
Kanke Dam is another tourist spot in Ranchi.
Surrounded by raw nature, Palamu is the true hotpot for nature lovers. From wild forests to waterfalls everything is there to fascinate. You can watch deers walking on the road.
Palamu Wildlife Sanctuary, Betla National Park, Ghaghri Waterfalls, Lodh Falls are major tourist attraction.
It is one of the most important tourist places in Jharkhand for nature lovers.
It is another tourist destination in lapses of nature. Rajrappa is another religious and tourist spot on top of the hill where you can find temple of goddess, river and a waterfall all in a vicinity of 100 m. It is a sacred spot for Hindus.
Other important tourist attraction is Hazaribagh Lak, Canary Hills, Hazaribagh Wildlife Sanctuary, Hazaribagh National Park, Isco Rock Art, Suraj Kund, Konar Dam, Megaliths of Hazaribagh, Salparni.
Wildlife Sanctuary and National Parks
|S. No.||Name of Wildlife Sanctuary||Year of Notification||Total Area(km²)|
|1||Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary||1976||193.22|
|2||Gautam Buddha Wildlife Sanctuary||1976||121.14|
|3||Hazaribagh Wildlife Sanctuary||1976||186.25|
|4||Koderma Wildlife Sanctuary||1985||177.35|
|5||Lawalong Wildlife Sanctuary||1978||211.03|
|6||Mahauadanr Wildlife Sanctuary||1976||63.25|
|7||Palamau Wildlife Sanctuary||1976||752.94|
|8||Palkot Wildlife Sanctuary||1990||182.83|
|9||Parasnath Wildlife Sanctuary||1984||49.33|
|10||Topchanchi Wildlife Sanctuary||1978||12.82|
|11||Udhwa Lake Wildlife Sanctuary||1991||5.65|
|S. No.||Name of National Park||Year of Notification||Total Area(km²)|
|1||Betla National Park||1986||226.33|