"The Waterfalls City"

A City in Jharkhand, India

Interest Measure for Ranchi

Ideal time to stay:  1 - 3 days

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Height(Altitude) of Ranchi from sea level:  2112 feet
Latitude/Longitude:  23.3440997°N, 85.3095620°E
Ecosystem:  Plain , Lake  

Food, Culture and Language at Ranchi

Food Availability:  Indian 
Regional Language:  Hindi
Currency:  ₹ - Rupee (INR)
Tags:  #Monuments  

Why travel Ranchi?

Ranchi is the capital of the Indian state of Jharkhand, and its third most populous city of the state. Ranchi packs in a handful of variety in itself. Along with the temples it has to offer, it also has the excitement of visiting a deer park, a wildlife sanctuary and the Muta Crocodile Breeding Farm which is a unique exposure. To top it off, Ranchi city provides all modern luxuries for a vacation that is full of leisure.
The Tribal Research Institute and Museum depicts their culture, helping the tourist in understanding tribal rituals and customs. Most waterfalls run here all year long, and watching silvery sheets of water cascading down mountains, in Hundru Falls, Jonha Falls, Panchghagh Falls and Dassam Falls is an unforgettable sight. The Jagannath Temple, Angrabari and Pahari Mandir are worth a visit. There is also the Ranchi Lake, providing the perfect station for relaxation after a day of sightseeing. At the Birsa Zoological Park located near Ormanjhi, one can view animals like Bears, Nilgai, Sambar and Chital in their natural environs. All in all it is a destination for a family vacation, packing in something for everyone.
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3 Places to visit and Things to do in Ranchi

Jonha Falls at Ranchi

Jonha Falls

The Jonha falls is situated at an edge of the Ranchi plateau . It is an example of a hanging valley falls. The Ganga river hangs over its master stream , Raru river and forms the falls . One has to descend 500 steps to admire the surroundings . Water in the falls drops from a height of 43 metres or 141 feet.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 2 hours
Jagannath Temple at Ranchi

Jagannath Temple

Jagannath Temple in Ranchi was built by king of Barkagarh Jagannathpur Thakur Ani Nath Shahdeo, during 1691. Completed on Christmas 1691, it is located about 10 km from the main town. The temple is on top of a small hillock. The temple has been built on a hill top. To reach the top visitors can climb the stairs or take the vehicle route. There are many steps and the climber needs to rest intermittently before resuming. People also take the vehicle route leading directly to the top . To facilitate the arduous climb to the top the management of the temple have made provisions for fresh water and the shade of a huge tree that many tourists generally make use of once they reach the top. The view of the city from the top is breathtaking.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 1 hours
Hundru Falls at Ranchi

Hundru Falls

The Hundru falls is created on the course of the Subarnarekha River , where it falls from a height of 98 metres or 322 feet creating one of the highest water falls in the state . The spectacular scene of water falling from such a great height has been described as a sight to behold . The different formations of rock due to the erosion by the constantly falling of water have added to the beauty of the place .
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 1.5 hours

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Content of this page was last updated at Oct 21, 2016