Ranchi is the capital city of Jharkhand and it is a very good attraction of tourists from all over the india. There were best places to visit in Ranchi and all over the Jharkhand. Many years ago Jharkhand and Bihar was one but after division Ranchi formed and it is very rich in minerals, mineral rocks, coal minings and ofcourse natural beauty is its popularity, it is has many holy places to visit at all.
Panchghat Falls, Ranchi
The Panchghat Waterfall, located 50 km from Ranchi, is a favourite place among the locals. It is quite popular as a picnic spot. The name of the waterfall comes from the fact that five waterfalls can be seen falling from here. If you came here any time from your busy schedule you will see many locals enjoying with beauty and tranquility. If you are travelling with children you will need to climb the stairs to reach here.
Jagannath Temple, Ranchi
The Jagannath Temple in Ranchi is like the temple of Puri. The temple is at the distance of 10 km from city. Thousands of tourists come to this 17th century temple. It is one of the popular places in the city. The best time to come here is the time of Rath Yatra. Rath Yatra is held in the month of June-July. You have to climb many stairs to climb up here. From here you can see the beautiful sight of the city. The good time to come here is from morning till noon and from noon to dusk.
Ranchi Lake, Ranchi
Ranchi Lake or big pond is located in the middle of the city. It is a history that the Ranchi Lake was excavated by the British colonel in 1842. It is a great place to spend a quiet and relaxed time. The lake is near the Ranchi Hill Temple. It together provides a beautiful view to the city. From the hill temple, the city gives a bird’s eye view.
Kanke Dam, Rock Garden Ranchi
Rock Garden is one of the most visited tourist destinations in Ranchi. It is built from the rocks of Gonda Hill and is located on a small hill by Kanke Dam. Looking at the hill makes it look even more attractive. The garden has small waterfalls, beautiful sculptures, which create a beautiful atmosphere to enjoy the picnic. The Kank dam is adjacent to the rock garden. It makes it a beautiful feeling to see two places together. It is an expected place to celebrate the evening time and picnic. Here you can from morning till dusk today.
Surya Mandir, Ranchi
The Sun Temple in Ranchi is a captivating place. The temple on the top of the hill has been constructed in the distinctive Sun Temple architecture. It depicts a huge chariot with 18 wheels drawn by seven horses. Apart from Surya Dev, statues of many other Hindu deities have been kept in this temple. There is also a pond in the premises of this temple which is considered sacred. It is 20 kms away from Ranchi. Can come here from morning till dusk. The Sun Temple is located in Bundu. It is 37 kilometres from Ranchi to Ranchi-Tata Highway. Built in the shape of a chariot with white marble stones, the temple has 18 wheels attached to 7 horses. Apart from Sunday, crowds of devotees overflow for worship on the occasion of Chhath Parv.
Tagore Hill, Ranchi
Tagore Hill’s name is on the great poet Rabindranath Tagore. It is believed that they have spent a lot of time here. It is also known as Moradabad Hill. From this place you can enjoy the beautiful scenery of the city and the clear blue skies. This hill is very popular for those who are fond of adventure things. Here you can try rock climbing and trekking. On the basis of hill, Ramakrishna Mission is the centre of Ashram, Krishi Vocational Institute and Divayan.
Pahari Mandir, Ranchi
The hill temple is the most spectacular place in the city. It is located on ranchi Hill at an altitude of 2140 feet. There is a huge crowd of Shiva devotees throughout the year. Especially during the month of Shravan, there is a great crowd. The temple is revered among devotees. It is believed that there are powers to fulfill their desires. About 400 stairs have to be climbed to reach the temple on the hill. Here you can come from morning till noon and from noon to dusk.