Ranchi

Ranchi also known as city of waterfalls is one of the most privileged places on earth that enjoys nature's generosity in its fullness. The capital of Jharkhand is a feast to your eyes and soul. The hilly topography of Ranchi earned it the name hill station during british reign. Its geographical position and the dense forests around make the place a heaven on earth. Ranchi is famous for scenic waterfalls, historic fort, temples darghas, birds and wildlife sanctuaries.

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Angrabadi Temple Complex
57.4 kms from Ranchi city limits
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The 'Angrabadi Temple Complex' houses temples of many deities which include Lord Shiva, Lord Ganesh, Lord Hanuman, Lord Ram and Goddess Sita. It is situated near Khunti village and is located at a distance of 57. 4 kms from Ranchi Railway Station.

The Angrabadi Temple Complex is locally known as Aamreshwar Dham Temple and was named so by the Sage Shankaracharya Swami Swarupananda Saraswathi. There is a self-originated Shivling here formed by the roots of a mango tree (naturally) and hence it is named as 'Aamreshwar’, where according to Sansktit language ‘amra’ means mango and ‘ishw...

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Aqua World Machhli Ghar, Ranchi
7.4 kms from Ranchi city limits
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Aqua World Machhli Ghar is an aquarium situated at Ranchi Court. It is located at distance of 7. 4 kms from Ranchi city center.

Aqua World Machhli Ghar is located just on the outskirts of Ranchi at a posh location near Ranchi University at Moradabadi. Also, the Governor's House is in the vicinity. Locally it is known as Hatania Talab. It has many different varieties of exotic fish such as Labeo Rohita and carp. There are about twenty different types of fishes which are mostly imported from foreign countries. Some of the fish are so expensive and can be found in the Coral Reefs of ...

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Baheya Waterfall, Ranchi
17 kms from Ranchi city limits
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Ranchi also known as city of waterfalls is one of the most privileged places on earth that enjoys nature's generosity in its fullness. The capital of Jharkhand is a feast to your eyes and soul. The hilly topography of Ranchi earned it the name hill station during british reign. Its geographical position and the dense forests around make the place a heaven on earth. Ranchi is famous for scenic waterfalls, historic fort, temples darghas, birds and wildlife sanctuaries. Baheya waterfalls is one of the tourist attraction in Ranchi. It is located in baheya village in Angara block in ranchi district...

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Begum Taslim Mahal is one of the historical structures in Ranchi. It is located at Hindpiri main road, Ranchi. The nearest railway station is Ranchi railway station. Buses and taxies are available outside the railway station. One can also opt for renting a vehicle on per day basis according to their convenience.

The Begum Taslim Mahal was built by late Bahadur Habibur Rahman Sb. It is very important place in terms of Ranchi tourism. It houses one of the rare sculptures of ancient times that are iconic identity of Jharkhand. The mahal was beautifully constructed and the walls of th...

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Bhagawan Birsa Biological Park Zoo is situated on the Ranchi-Ramgarh section of National Highway 33, about 20 kms from Ranchi and in the vicinity of Chakla at Ranchi Jharkhand.

Inaugurated on 26 January 1994, Bhagwan Birsa Biological Park, Ranchi is one of the most beautiful zoos in India, located in the lap of a beautiful natural surrounding. Ranchi as the city with natural topology and extreme greenery is endowed with one of the marvelous tourist spots, Bhagwan Birsa Biological Park. Unlike most of the zoos, it covers a large area of mildly undulating topography with natural dry ...

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Dassam Falls
40 kms from Ranchi city limits
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The Dassam Falls is 40 kms from Ranchi on NH 33 or Ranchi-Jamshedpur highway. The Dassam Falls in Ranchi is located near Taimara village in Bundu police station on Tata-Ranchi highway road of Ranchi district in Jharkhand. Dassam Falls, the name has been derived from the number of the streams that fall from a distance of 144 feet above, from the River Kanchi. Dassam falls is also known as Dassam Ghagh. Dassam Falls is surrounded by the gorgeous landscape of the vicinity area called Dassam Ghag. Public transport are not easily available, thus it is advised to book or arrange for arrange a privat...

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Dewri Mandir, Ranchi
60 kms from Ranchi city limits
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Dewri Mandir is located in Tamar 60 kms, on the Tata-Ranchi Highway (NH33), toward south from Ranchi is a devotional hub of the city, worshiping Goddess Durga. The deity of the temple is believed to be very powerful and praying her with true devotion fulfils the desires of her devotees.

The temple of Mata Dewri is an architectural wonder. Believed to be built by a tribal chief, the temple wall and pillars are made of sandstone. The original temple is made up of big stone placed one over another without using any cementing material in between, like many ancient constructions. A new ...

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Dhurwa Dam
13 kms from Ranchi city limits
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Dhurwa Dam is a water reservoir located along the Ring Road of Ranchi. It is quite close to Ranchi at a distance of 13 kms.

Dhurwa Dam is one of the big reservoirs near the city, built for supply of pipeline water to Ranchi. Located along the North Eastern edge of the Chhota Nagpur Plateau, the dam is constructed across River Subarnarekha. Not only does it fulfills the drinking water requirements of the people of Ranchi but it also serves as a source for generating hydro power. The reservoir along with its huge catchment area serves as a place to capture floodwaters during the mons...

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Hirni Falls
66.2 kms from Ranchi city limits
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The 'Hirni Falls' are situated at the edge of Ranci plateau near Bandgaon and is a very beloved place for tourists as well as the locals. It is located at a distance of 66. 2 kms from Ranchi Railway Station.

The Hirni Falls are surrounded by dense forest, but it is a safe place to visit unlike many other forest regions. Rules and regulations regarding cleanliness are strictly followed here and thus it’s a very clean place as compared to some other tourist spots were people litter heavily. The water at the Hirni Falls is from the Ramgarha river and the height of this waterfall is 37...

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Hundru Falls
45 kms from Ranchi city limits
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The Hundru Falls at Ranchi is situated at a distance of 45 kms from the main city of Ranchi. At the base of the Hundru Waterfall, there is a pool, which serves as a bathing place and a picnic spot. The spectacular scene of water falling from such a great height has been appealing to people for a long time.

The Hundru Falls is named as highest water falls in Ranchi which ranks 34th in the list of India. Its water falls from the elevation of 98 meter i. e. 322 feet creating an awesome view of cascading water. Due to innate loveliness of surroundings along with natural spring water, i...

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Jagannath Temple Ranchi
10 kms from Ranchi city limits
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Jagannath Temple Ranchi is a Hindu Temple situated in Ranchi at a distance of 10 kms from city center.

Jagannath Temple Ranchi is similar to the Jagannath Temple in Puri. The temple holds importance for devotees belonging to the Vaishnavism cult. The temple was built by king of Barkagarh, Jagannathpur Thakur Ani Nath Shahdeo in 1691. Although smaller in size when compared to the one in Puri it has similar architectural style and carvings on the walls of the Temple. The temple collapsed in 1990. Then the Government sanctioned its renovations of the temple. The Jagannath Temple Ranch...

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Johna Falls
40 kms from Ranchi city limits
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The Johna Falls also known as Gautamdhara Falls is a popular waterfall situated at 40 kms from Ranchi. This waterfall lies at the edge of Ranchi Plateau and comes amongst the hanging valley falls. It gathers water supply from River Ganga and Raru to form the fall. It drops water from a height of 43 m. The Johna falls is easily approachable by both road and train.

Jonha Falls is a lovely natural destination near Ranchi which is surrounded by greenery. Johna waterfall is also referred to as Gautamdhara falls after Lord Gautam Buddha. The picture of serenity the waterfalls presents ju...

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Kanke Dam
4 kms from Ranchi city limits
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Kanke Dam is located in Kanke, Jharkhand. It is quite close to Ranchi at a distance of 4 kms from it.

Kanke Dam is a large water reservoir located on the foothills of the Gonda Hills. It covers a huge area of 8 square km and was constructed in 1954. There is also a massive sustainable conservation project implented to keep the water clean and remove algal formation resulting in eutrophication. It also serves for the purpose of electricity generation. It is located adjacent to the Rock Garden builtin the memory of Birsa Munda. The scenic location along with the fresh air and water m...

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Muta crocodile breeding centre is one the famous tourist attraction in Ranchi. It is situated at 35 kms from Ranchi on Ormanjhi - Sikidiri road at Muta. The centre can be reached easily through public transport by taking the Ranchi - Ramgarh road. One needs to book a cab or an auto to reach and return from the attraction or one can opt to reach the attraction making use of the state run bus, by boarding the bus at major bus stations in the city.

It was commissioned in the year 1987 under the IUCN programme of conversation of endangered spieces. The main purpose of the breeding cen...

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Nakshatra Van is a park situated in the heart of the town, in front of Jharkhand Raj Bhawan (Governor's Residence), Rajbhawan Road, Ranchi. It is well connected via all routes of transport.

Nakshatra Van in Ranchi is one of its kind and the very first park in India where medicinal plants grows in sync with the planetary positions. The word ‘NAKSHATRA’ stands for stars which are 27 in number and the word 'VANA' means garden. So, Nakshatra Van means planetary forest in English. The park is all about planetary motions and is centred around a circle, which represents various Nak...

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Nigam Park, Ranchi
Within Ranchi city limits
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The Nigam Park is located on the Harmu Road, Harmu Housing Colony, Sector 7, Ranchi.

The Nigam Park was constructed as an initiative to give the residents of Ranchi, a clean and green area to spend their leisure time and also to provide the kids a proper space to play. The park has well laid beautiful garden and has greenery in all its corners which provide a perfect jogging and walking area. The park has well maintained cemented pathways flanked by nicely chopped plant boundary. One can see a huge variety of trees and flowers which beautifully adorn the park. The park is tastef...

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The age old Pahari Mandir is situated in the heart of the city, in the Kumhar Toli, Pahari Mandir Lane, Ratu Road, Ranchi. The mandir is well connected via all means of transport.

The Pahari Mandir is a collection of little temples of different deities, with the topmost one dedicated to Shiva, positioned on a hill west in the popular city of Ranchi. Dedicated to Lord Shankara, another name for Lord Shiva, this famous temple in Ranchi is an austere and simple building, with a quiet aura of spirituality. The real name of this beautiful embedded old Shiv mandir which is about 300 f...

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Panch Gagh Falls
50.4 kms from Ranchi city limits
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The 'Panch Gagh Falls' are one of the famous water falls in the Khunti district of Ranchi. They are located at a distance of 50. 4 kms from the Ranchi Railway Station.

The Panch Gagh Falls as the name suggests, consists of five water falls as 'Panch' means five in Sanskrit language. They have an elevation of 600 m and are one of the major tourist attractions here. Actually, they all originate from the top of the elevated surface due to the breakup of the Banai River. There are cement constructed walkways present here in order to connect all the five falls. Among all of them the str...

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Patel Park, Ranchi
Within Ranchi city limits
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Patel park is one of the tourist attraction in Ranchi. It is located at Patel Chowk. The nearest railway station is Argora. Buses and taxies are available outside the railway station. One can also opt for renting a vehicle on per day basis according to their convenience.

It is one of the beautifully maintained park with variety of flowers and plants. It is best place for children to enjoy and have fun. It consist of tall shady trees. The park is well maintained with water fountains and many slides for children. People can sit under shades and relax. Raised on a very planned basis, ...

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Patratu Valley
33.8 kms from Ranchi city limits
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The 'Patratu Valley' is one of the most popular tourist’s places in the small but beautiful town of Patratu. It is located at a distance of 33. 8 kms from Ranchi Railway Station.

The Patratu Valley offers a delightful view and comes up with a super satisfying beauty. The zig-zag roads here and the curved smooth elevations make it a perfect place for a long drive. It is a very unique place because even after being marked out as a bit dangerous place for night visits, as the presence of Naxalites is seen here during the night time, tourists come up here in decent numbers. Just the on...

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Rajendra Chowk, Ranchi
Within Ranchi city limits
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Rajendra Chowk is a very famous roundabout in Ranchi. It is located in Anandpur, Doranda, Ranchi. It is located within the city centre of Ranchi.

Rajendra Chowk is considered as the the town's square and a prominent landmark. This roundabout is dedicated to the first president of India, Dr. Rajendra Prasad. This is the busiest four-way roundabout of the city. It is like a centre area where road from Birsa Munda Airport, Tata-Ranchi road and Doranda-Ranchi overbridge connects. There is a bus stand which connects to the southern part of Ranchi, state buses are available from time to t...

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Ram Dayal Munda Park
7.5 kms from Ranchi city limits

The 'Ram Dayal Munda Park' was built in the memory of an Indian scholar, Padma Shri award winner and a regional music artist Dr Ram Dayal Munda. It is located at a distance of 7. 5 kms from Ranchi Railway Station.

The Ram Dayal Munda Park was made open for the public in August 2013 and was inaugurated by the then chief minister Hemant Soren. It has a very huge area, spread over 56000 sqft. After it was made the RMC was supposed to maintain it but was forced to close down due to hooliganism and ruckus found inside the park during evenings. After this mess-up the park was handed over...

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Ramakrishna Mission Ashram, Ranchi
10 kms from Ranchi city limits
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Ramakrishna Mission Aashram is one of the tourist attractions in Ranchi. It is located at Swami Vishuddhananda Road, Morabadi, Ranchi. It is located at a distance of 10 kms from Ranchi city center

This aashram was founded by Srimat Swami Vishuddhanandaji Maharaj the 8th president of Ramakrishna Order. Swamiji had a vision to establish a technical school and gradually a centre in the tribal area of chotanagpur where new ways of food production would be discovered. In the year 1969 Divyayan a residential institute for training village youths, particularly tribals, in scientific agricu...

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Ranchi Lake
5.5 kms from Ranchi city limits
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The 'Ranchi Lake' is one of the most visited places in Ranchi and is at an altitude of 2140 feet from the sea level. It is near the General Post Office of the city basically is at the heart of the city, adjacent to the Ranchi Telephone Exchange. It has many tourist attractions nearby with lots of variety, which attract tourist of all the types and mindset together in order to enjoy the grace of this majestic place. It is located at a distance of 5. 5 kms from Ranchi Railway Station and is convenient to reach using public transport or personnel vehicle as well, from the Railway Station.
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Ranchi Science Center is an educational center for Science in Ranchi, Jharkhand. It is located quite close to the Ranchi at a distance of 11 kms from city center.

Being a one of its Science Center in Jharkhand, Ranchi Science Center opened its doors to the common public in 2010 by Chief Minister of Jharkhand, Arjun Munda. It was built under Jharkhand Council on Science & Technology of Department of Science & Technology. The science center has been developed by the National Council of Science Museums. The Ranchi Science Centre comprises two storied buildings that houses three perman...

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Ranchi War Cemetery
6.6 kms from Ranchi city limits
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The 'Ranchi War Cemetery' is a place built in the memory of soldiers who died in the Second World War. It is located at a distance of 6. 6 kms from Ranchi Railway Station.

The Ranchi War Cemetery was established on 1 June 1942 by the British Army, which is basically during the time when India was ruled by the British Government. It is one of those tourist spots were more often foreigners are seen in large numbers. After the Cemetery was made in 1942 during the second world war, it was then used till the end of the war. After the war was settled, many graves were stuck in some isola...

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Ratu Palace, Ranchi
17 kms from Ranchi city limits
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Ratu Palace was the home of known Nagavanshi dynasty. It is a beautiful palace located in Ratu Basti, Ranchi. This palace is located at a distance of 17 kms from the city centre of Ranchi.

The reason why they are called as Nagvanshi dates back to Pani Mukut's birth; it is said that Pani Mukut was born as an abandoned child near a lake where he was protected by a cobra. This is the reason why the royal emblem has a Cobra sign on it. The dynasty suffered a little during the Mughal Era. The Ratu fort was constructed in 1870 as the ruler shifted from Palkot to Ratu. The palace was based...

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Rock Garden is a beautiful man made garden made by sculpting rocks, it is located in Gandhi Nagar, Ranchi. It is around 9. 2 kms away from the city centre of Ranchi.

Rock garden is carved out of the rocks of Gonda Hill and its layout is quite similar to rock garden of Jaipur. This garden in Ranchi is considered to be one of the most visited places of the city. This garden stands second in importance and reputation after the rock garden of Jaipur. There is a jhula (swing) present inside the garden which was built from iron rods. There are numerous styles of artistic sculptures and wa...

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Rukke Dam
25 kms from Ranchi city limits
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Rukka Dam a beautiful industrial dam which is also known as Getalsud dam is located in Rukka block, Ranchi. It is located at a distance of 25 kms from the city centre of Ranchi.

Rukka Dam was constructed in 1971 across the Subernarekha river and is owned by the Jhakhand State Electricity Board (JSEB). This dam is an artificial reservoir. The dam was constructed with the purpose of fulfilling the drinking water requirements of the local residents of Ranchi. Apart form that, this dam is also used for industrial purposes by Heavy Engineering Corporation Ltd. at Hatia. It is also used f...

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Shree Krishna Singh Park is situated in front of Doranda College, Doranda, Ranchi. The park is well connected via all means of transport. Autos and rickshaws are easily available from any part of the city to reach here.

Shree Ramakrishna Park is named after Bihar's first Chief Minister, Sri Krishna Singh. It is looked after by Ranchi Municipal Corporation who recently spent Rs. 1. 75 Crore in the beautification and the renovation of the park. The park is adorned with coconut trees, musical and ball fountains, beautifully grown carpet grass, a roundabout with Krishna Singh’s st...

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Sikidiri Power Plant
38 kms from Ranchi city limits
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Sikidiri power plant is one of the tourist attraction in Ranchi. It is located in Sikidiri, Ranchi district Jharkhand. Ranchi railway station is the nearest railway station. Buses and taxies are available outside the railway station. One can opt for renting a personal vehicle on per day basis according to their convience. It is located at a distance of 38 kms from Ranchi city center/

Sikidiri Power Plant is a hydro power plant with power capacity 130 MW. The power plant is owned by Jharkhand state electricity board (JSEB). The dam near the power plant draws a good number people towa...

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Smriti Mandir is a beautiful historic landmark located in Paramhansa Yogananda Path, Gosaintola, Ranchi. This temple is located within the city limits of Ranchi.

Smriti Mandir is a sacred spot that is located inside the premise of Yogoda Satsang Society (YSS). This society was founded by Paramhansa Yogananda with the aim of carrying on the spiritual and humanitarian work. This temple was built in 1995, on the seventy-fifth birth anniversary of Paramhansa Yogananda, who is known as the Father of yoga in the West. Paramhansa Yogananda began his life's work with foundation of this ashr...

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Sree Narayan Park, Ranchi
6 kms from Ranchi city limits

The 'Sree Narayan Park' in Ranchi is a very sober, casual park and is present at a very prime location here. It is at a distance of 6 kms from Ranchi Railway Station.

The Sree Narayan Park is present in the upper bazar in Ranchi and thus has a very populated surrounding. Other than that, it is near the Nagarmal Modi Seva Sadan Hospital which makes it even a more sensitive place to wander around. But as far as the park is concerned it is a nice place to spend time with our loved ones and thus is fit for all age groups to visit. Children can spend a lot of leisure time here playing a...

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State Museum Hotwar is located at Khelgaon Mega Sports Complex, Hotwar, Ranchi. The museum can be accessed by all means of transport. The distance of State Museum from Ranchi Railway Station is 8 kms and the driving time is 21 minutes. Autos, rickshaws and cabs are easily available from all parts of the city to reach the museum.

The State Museum Hotwar is an Indian cultural museum located in Ranchi. The current secretary of the museum is Vandana Dandel. The museum's original name was Ranchi Museum. It was established on the premises of the Tribal Research Institute in 1974 at Mo...

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Surya Temple, Ranchi
39 kms from Ranchi city limits
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Surya Temple is a newly built beautiful temple located in Tata Road, Near Bundu, Ranchi, Jharkhand. It was inaugrated on 24 october 1991; also considered as Poem Written in Stone. It is located at a distance of 39 kms from the city centre of Ranchi.

Surya Temple is a known monument and religious attraction of Ranchi. The structure of the temple is designed very elegently, it was constructed by a Charitable trust, named as Sanskrit Vihar. This charitable trust is run under the leadership of Shri Ram Maroo, who is the managing director of Ranchi Express. The temple was inaugrated by ...

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Tagore Hill, Ranchi
7 kms from Ranchi city limits
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The Tagore Hill, also known as Morabadi Hills is situated on Morabadi road, Van Vrindavan Colony, Morabadi, Ranchi. Tagore Hill is almost 7 kms from Ranchi city center.

Tagore Hill is the scenic locality of Morabadi which is situated at an altitude of 200 feet in an isolated location where one can spend some time in a peaceful and quiet ambience. It's a place of attraction for Jharkhand tourism as it is thought to be associated and named after the great poet Rabindranath Tagore. It is said that he wrote some of his works here owing to the peaceful environment which enhanced his ...

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The Yogoda Satsanga Sakha Math, Ranchi, the nonprofit spiritual organization is an Ashram founded by Paramahansa Yogananda who is known as the father of Yoga in the west, which was started as a, ‘how-to-live’ school for boys in the year 1917 and also to make people aware of a type of Yoga; the Kriya yoga. The living quarters of great Guru during the early years is preserved as a shrine. The room is open to all for private meditation throughout the day.

The Yogoda Satsanga Sakha Math offers refreshment to mind and spirit with its natural beauty and peaceful environment. The ashram ...

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