Places to Visit in Jamshedpur: You must be aware of the fact that Jamshedpur is the place where India’s first steel plant was established. But modern Jamshedpur has become much more than a steel city. If you visit Jamshedpur today, you will have many tourist places worth visiting. In fact, the city has become one of the most famous tourist places to visit in Jharkhand!
Feeling like visiting Jamshedpur but don’t know which tourist attractions are there? Relax, what are we here for! We will give you a glimpse of the 10 best places to visit in Jamshedpur. Read on to know all about them!
10 Best Places to Visit in Jamshedpur
- Dimna Lake
Whether you want to try water sports, try trekking, or just want to chill and get lost in the natural greenery, this man-made lake will satisfy all your desires. You can come here anytime between 9 am to 6 pm and enjoy various interesting activities organized here. We recommend you to come here for a family picnic in nature. You can enjoy playing, boating, jet skiing, rowing, or bird watching with your kids by coming here. Whatever your choice! While you are here, do not miss to watch the gorgeous sunrise from behind the Dimna mountains. With so much to offer, you too would agree that this tourist place in Jamshedpur should be on your sightseeing plan.
- Jubilee Park
Another famous picnic spot near Jamshedpur is this park where you can spend the whole day having fun. Inside the park, you’ll find an amusement park, a recreation center, a zoo, a lake, fountains, and more. Here’s some interesting trivia! This park is known as the Mughal Garden of Jamshedpur. You can come here anytime from 7 am to 7 pm without any entry fee. However, you will be charged Rs. 30 for admission to the Zoological Park, Rs. 90 for the amusement park. Take our advice and be sure to opt for the Light and Fountain Show for a ticket price of Rs. 35. The show is awesome!
- Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary
All you wildlife lovers, you must consider visiting this wildlife sanctuary in Jamshedpur. You will get a chance to meet and see many wild creatures and plants. Beware of the group of elephants that migrate to this sanctuary every year. You can enjoy the beautiful view of the Subarnarekha river from above along with the surrounding greenery.
And if you want to explore the sanctuary in-depth, we suggest you stay overnight in one of the bamboo huts. The sound of wild animals at night will surely enthrall you and make you go gaga! Well, the entry fee is just Rs. 5 will allow you to visit this forest anytime between 6 am to 4 pm. Remember, you will have to pay extra charges for videography or photography or jeep ride here.
- Russi Modi Centre for Excellence
When you are in Jamshedpur, you must not miss out on visiting this unique tourist place which is basically a museum. Inside this center, you will see photographs showing how the first steel plant in India was developed by the Tata Group. You will also find handwritten documents of Rustomji Modi.
Even the achievements of the Tata group so far are also displayed. Make sure you check out the rare family photos of the Tata family as well. Basically, you have to come here to know the journey of Steel City. And you can choose between 8 am to 6 pm to visit the museum.
- Bhuvaneshwari Temple
If we do not mention this temple located near Kharangjhar Market, then our list will remain incomplete. Once you are here, your eyes will be mesmerized by the intricately decorated temple structure. Walk to worship and express your prayers to Maa Bhuvaneshwari along with Lord Shiva and Lord Krishna. When you come out, you will be mesmerized by the panoramic view of the city views.
- Tribal Culture Centre
From the name you can guess that this center will give you a chance to get acquainted with the culture of the local tribes. You can visit this museum at a convenient time between 8 AM to 6 PM. After entering, take a look at the range of paintings, relics, and antiques displayed here. You can get to know about the tribal communities like Santhal, Munda, Oraon, and Ho from such demonstrations. You will also see huge statues of some Indian freedom fighters here, including Birsa Munda, Baba Tilko Manjhi, and Sidho Kanho.
- St. Mary’s Church
To feel the divinity and spend some time in peace, you can consider visiting this church in Bistupur. The serene atmosphere inside the cathedral will surely soothe your soul. You will be surprised to see that the church has retained its original beauty even after being one of the oldest churches there. You can plan your visit to this church from 10 AM to 9 PM. Whatever day you come, you will find many devotees walking for worship.
- Bhatia Park
If you are a fan of nature, you will definitely want to come here. Well planned grass beds, fresh seasonal flowers, an array of plants and trees, there are many beautiful elements of nature to be discovered here. We highly recommend you to come here for a morning walk after 5 am. It will be a rejuvenating experience! You can also host a picnic or enjoy some ‘me’ time in the garden until 9 p.m. And if you’re a photography fanatic, bring your camera along for some stunning nature photography.
- Hudco Lake
Another Jamshedpur tourist place where nature can mesmerize you with its beauty is Hudco Lake. Although it is a man-made lake, the virgin greenery around and the cool breeze of the lake will make you feel close to nature. On the banks of the lake, you can see an artificial waterfall which adds to the beauty of the place.
Sit at a favorite spot and watch the waterfall cascade in all its might. It is really healing! If you are here with your family, the best plan is to have a picnic here and spend the whole day by the lake. You can also enjoy boating with your friends! where to find it? Well, inside the telco colony!
- Golpahari Temple
Don’t go back from Jamshedpur without visiting the revered Goalpahari Temple located on the outskirts of the city. And if you are planning to come here, then prepare to climb 100 steps to reach the temple. As you approach the temple, your eyes will be met by the natural scenery around you.
When you reach the temple at the top of the hill, step up to find the temple of Pahari Maa, the goddess of the hill. But before reaching the temple, make sure you take the puja offerings like fruits and flowers from the market at the foot of the hill.