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Ranchi Travel Guide


Ranchi Travel Guide

The city of Ranchi is the capital and one of the important places in the Indian state of Jharkhand.  It is an important center of mineral resources in India and is also popularly called as the Manchester of the East. It is also a place for commercial and business activities in the state that accounts for a huge influx of traders and different companies that have set their base of operations here.

In the midst of a bustling city of Ranchi is also a place of beautiful temples, naturally beautiful places and various festivities and celebrations. There is plenty on offer for your stay and every facility to make it comfortable is available here. There are various hotels and resorts where you can stay and enjoy a great stay and impeccable standards of service.

Among the various temples of Ranchi there is a well known one dedicated to Goddess Kali at Chinnamastika. There are also temples at Durga Badi and Kali Badi. You can also visit the beautiful temples of Jagannathpur Temple, Surya Temple and Parasnath temple. There are also places of Buddhist worship at Buddha Vihar and the Jain temple at Doranda Jain Mandir.

There are some of the best known waterfalls here in close proximity to Ranchi city. These are places of wondrous natural beauty that you wouldn’t want to miss. Take a trip to Hudru Falls, Dasham Falls, Jonha Falls and Hirni and Panchghagh Falls and you will be pleasantly surprised with the beauty of these natural waterfalls.

This is also a city of various parks and natural resorts. There is a world of aquatic life species in Machhli Ghar. Travel to Deer Park and also to Night Safari. You can see the Crocodile Farm at Ormanjhi at a distance of 19 kilometers from Ranchi. Take a trip to the Rock Garden that is located at a distance of 4 kilometers from Ranchi City. It is an entire garden structure that has been cut out of the rocks of the Gonda   Hill. It can truly be one of the spectacular sights of human endeavor.

These are only some of the places to visit and see in Ranchi city. There are several other places of natural and wildlife reserves both within and in close proximity that you can travel to. Among these the popular names are those of Dhurwa Dam, Ranchi Lake, Tagore Hill, Ranchi Hill, Dr. Zakhir Hussain Park, Birsa Zoological Park and Fun Castle among many others.

There are regular services of airways, railways and travel by road facilities that are available from Ranchi city to all other parts of the country. You may travel independently or even take the help of tour operators and travel planners. These are professionally managed companies that will undertake all arrangements for your travel and accommodation to various places of the city. 

Last Updated: 29/03/2012

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