Bokaro

Bokaro is an industrial city, one of the most populus and well planned in Jharkhand. Bokaro is an off-beat city with lakes, greenery and beautiful parks which make it a place suited for relaxation and peace. The city located on the banks of River Damodar is the largest producer of steel and iron in the country and houses some of the biggest factories.

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Ayyappa Temple is an ideal place which provides the right spiritual ambience to pray and meditate located at Sector 5, Bokaro Steel City lying within the city limits.

The Ayyappa Swamy temple in Bokaro caters to the spiritual and devotional need of the worshippers of Lord Ayyappa in and around the region. It is an ideal place that provides a spiritual ambience to pray and meditate. The Prathishta or installation of Lord Ayyappa's idol inside the temple was performed on the 11th of July, 1983. The main temple is devoted to Lord Ayyappa who is also called Sri Dharma Sastha. There are...

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Bokaro City Center
Within Bokaro city limits
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Bokaro City Center is a shopping hub located in the Bokaro Steel City, Bokaro, Jharkhand. It has grown threefold in recent years due to demand, popularity and the services provided. It is located within Bokaro city limits.

Bokaro City Center can be called the downtown area of Bokaro Steel City. It is a well-planned area with multiple shops and plentiful parking.

Bokaro City Center houses major brands of clothing, electronics and food joints. One can easily find designer clothes and high-end lifestyle products here. Bokaro City Center is a delight for the foodies with va...

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Bokaro City Park
Within Bokaro city limits
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City Park is a beautiful place situated within the city limits of Bokaro, Jharkhand. It was opened for the public on 1st Jaunary, 2007.

The major attractions in the City Park are the 3 artificial Japanese styled islands and a giant lake which offers boating facilities. The lush greenry around the park adds up to its beauty, making it a perfect picnic spot. It also has a toy train which runs inside the park for a limitedtime-period every year. City Park of Bokaro hosts Basant Mela in the month of February every year, which attarcts visitors. It is also used for celebrating the much ...

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Bokaro Ispat Pustakalaya
Within Bokaro city limits

Bokaro Ispat Pustakalaya is a library located in Bokaro city in the state of Jharkhand. One of the biggest libraries of the state, Bokaro Ispat Pustakalaya has more than 40,000 books that attract readers of all ages. The library is in city limits at a distance of around 3km from Bokaro steel city. One can easily get an auto rickshaws or public transports to reach out to this place.

The place has become a tourist spot because of all the attractions it offers. This place is not only a hub to bookworms but has much more to give, amazing architecture, innovative design, world standards...

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Bokaro Steel Plant
Within Bokaro city limits
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Bokaro Steel Plant is located at ADM Building, Bokaro Steel City, Jharkhand lying within the city limits of Bokaro.

Bokaro Steel Plant - the fourth integrated plant in the Public Sector - started taking shape in 1965 in collaboration with the Soviet Union. It was originally incorporated as a limited company on 29th January 1964, and was later merged with SAIL, first as a subsidiary and then as a unit, through the Public Sector Iron & Steel Companies (Restructuring & Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1978. The construction work started on 6th April 1968. The Plant is hailed as the count...

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Chas, Bokaro
6.4 kms from Bokaro city limits

Chas is a Municipal Corporation City located at a distance of 6. 4 kms from Bokaro Steel City center, in Bokaro district in the state of Jharkhand, India. Chas is the sub-urban area of Bokaro Steel City. Chas Nagar Nigam area consists of 35 wards. Chas is notable for a large wholesale market.

Once a small grain trading hub of the region, Chas became notable during the Second World War when the British government used it as a base to supply soldiers fighting in the eastern front against the Japanese. After the decision of Government of India to establish the Bokaro Steel Plant, the ...

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Garga Dam, Bokaro
12 kms from Bokaro city limits
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Garga is a tributary of the Damodar River that flows in the southern parts of Bokaro. A dam was built on it in the 1950s and given the name Garga based on the river name, thus it came to be known as Garga Dam. It was the first river valley project in India and is located 12 kms away from the city.

Garga Dam is a water supplier to Bokaro Steel plant and in addition, to the families residing in this area and around. The power produced by the dam is used for various industrial and civilian purposes. It is 210 metres above the main sea level and is one of the most famous engineered wonde...

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Gayatri Mandir, Bokaro
12 kms from Bokaro city limits
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One of the oldest temples in Bokaro Steel City, Gayatri Mandir is situated in Sector-9/A and is around 12 kms from the Bokaro Mall at the centre of Bokaro Steel City. The mandir is a well-known religious landmark, known for its beautiful architecture and is visited by tourists all year round.

Bokaro district is one of the most industrialized zones in India and is located in East India in the state of Jharkand. It is home to the Bokaro Steel City which is one of the largest steel plant in India. Gayatri Devi is an incarnation of Saraswati Devi and symbolizes the shakti (strength) and...

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Jagannath Temple, Bokaro
Within Bokaro city limits
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Jagannath Temple, Bokaro is the replica of Jagannath Temple in Puri, Orissa. It is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and one of the popular tourist attraction in Bokaro. Jagannath Temple is located in Sector 4, Bokaro Steel City.

Jagannath Temple has been constructed by the Bokaro Steel Plant Management. The temple has excellent construction and tranquil aura. Jagannath Temple is one of the most famous temples in the state and attracts hundreds of pilgrims and devotees each year.

Aarti is done regularly during the evening. "Chatth Puja" is also organised in the ghat river at the...

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Jawaharlal Nehru Biological park is a zoological garden located within city limits of Bokaro, Jharkhand. It is fully owned and managed by Bokaro Steel Plant, Steel Authority of India Limited. The place is filled with a plethora of flora and fauna with a bunch of exotic species as well.

Jawarharlal Nehru Biological park is by far the largest zoological garden in Jharkhand. It was constructed during the 1980s and was modified in 1989. The zoo has a vast variety of animals and birds which are brought from different parts of the world. Jawaharlal Nehru Biological park is also home to e...

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Kali Mandir (Bokaro)
Within Bokaro city limits

Kali Mandir is a popular temple dedicated to Goddess Kali, who is the personification of power. The temple is located at Sector-5 which is within the city limits of Bokaro. Devotees of Goddess Kali consider this temple special because the deity is unconventionally white, instead of black.

Kali Mandir in Bokaro is a two storied construction and more than 150m in height. The Goddess Kali is established in this temple as Sita avtar which is why the deity is white, unlike conventional Goddess Kali deities. The building boasts a huge prayer hall which is frequently used for auspicious c...

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Noori Masjid, Bokaro
Within Bokaro city limits
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Within the city limits, is situated one of the biggest mosque of the city, Noori Masjid. This mosque is located in the sector 4 of the Bokaro city, around 2 km from city centre, in the state of Jharkhand. The place gets most attraction because of the tabliqs; travellers across globe come here to go to tabliqs. Many devotees from different regions come here to offer their prayers.

The people of the area established the mosque in 1989-1990. Prior to this, the people of the area used to perform their daily five times prayers and weekly Friday prayer in Madarsa Madinatul Oloom Ansari M...

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Parasnath Hills
33 kms from Bokaro city limits
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Parasnath Hills is located at the end of Chota Nagpur Plateau, Giridh, Jharkhand. It is around 33 kms away from the city of Bokaro. The height of the hills are around 1350 meters.

Parasnath Hills are considered as one of the most important pilgrimage centre of Jains. There are a few temples on the Parasnath Hills that are believed to be 2000 years old. There is a festivalcelebrated by the Santhals by going on a hunt on the full moon day in Baisakh (during mid-April). The hill also attracts tourists who are interested in adventures like, hill climbing, moderate trekkeing etc. Parasnat...

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Ram Mandir, Bokaro
Within Bokaro city limits
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Ram Mandir is a temple situated in Bokaro, Jharkhand. The temple is within city limits and is 10. 8 km away from the Bokaro station. Ram Mandir as the name suggests is dedicated to Lord Rama, the king of Ayodhya also known as the reincarnation of Vishnu and is one of the major Hindu pilgrimages in Bokaro. It was established in 1967-68 by Pt. Parma Nand Tripathi.

The chief deity of Ram Mandir is Lord Rama but it also has various smaller temples like Radha Krishna Mandir, Hanuman Mandir, Sheetla Mandir, Shiv Parivar Mandir, Durga Mandir, Kali Mandir and more within the campus. Regular ...

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Shaheed Bhagat Singh Park, Bokaro
Within Bokaro city limits

Shaheed Bhagat Singh Park was built in the memory of Bhagat Singh (an Indian nationalist considered to be one of the most influential revolutionaries of the Indian independence movement) at Bokaro Ispat Vidyalaya Sector - 12 E, Sector 12B, Sector 12 within the limits of city Bokaro.

Shaheed Bhagat Singh Park is an area of natural, semi-natural and planted space set aside for human enjoyment and recreation. It consists of grassy areas, rocks, soil and trees, fountains and playground structures. Shaheed Bhagat Singh Park is a part of the urban infrastructure for physical activity, fo...

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Tenughat Dam
52 kms from Bokaro city limits
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Tenughat Dam is an earthfill dam with composite masonry cum concrete spillway across the Damodar River at Tenughat in Petarwar block of Bokaro district in the Indian state of Jharkhand. It is situated at a distance of 52kms from Bokaro Steel City.

Construction of Tenughat Dam started in the year 1973. The 5 kilometres (3. 1 mi) long, 55 metres (180 ft) high earthfill dam with composite masonry cum concrete spillway and undersluice structures, concrete diaphragm cut-off wall, rock excavation in foundation, diversion channel, coffer dam and appurtenant works at Tenughat was built fo...

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