Jamshedpur is India's first planned industrial city, located in the state of Jharkhand. The Tata Steel Company was established in the city due to which the city was nicknamed as 'the Steel City of India'. The heavy concentration of companies of TATA group has given this city the name as Tata Nagar. The city developed rapidly and now has many educational institutes, flourishing industries and other modern facilities. Along with the industries, the city is also blessed with scenic beauty due to the presence of river Subarnarekha and river Kharkai. Jamshedpur tours can be an exciting option to explore an industrial city having rivers, hills, parks, lakes and temples.
The tourist attractions that can be included in Jamshedpur tours are the various beautified parks of the city.
Jubilee Park was inaugurated in the year 1956. It spreads over the area of approximately 200 acre. The park enshrines a special rose garden, lake, fountains, Tata Steel Zoological Park and Jubilee Amusement Park. Sir Dorabji Tata Park is another charming park with green lawns, flowers and beautifully lit fountains. The park is centrally situated close to the Keenan Stadium.The lakes and hills add to the beauty of the city. Jayanti Sarowar is stretched over an area of about 40 acres. There is an island centrally located and boating facility in the lake. Hudco Lake is beautifully located in the hilly region of Telco Colony. Located at the northwest tip of Jamshedpur, Domohani is a place where river Kharkai and river Subarnarekha meet.
Located at a distance of about 13 km from the main city, there is famous Dalma Hills. Tata Steel has constructed Dimna Lake at the foot of these hills. These are the main attractions offered by nature in Jamshedpur tours. Several other places must be visited, which include the TELCO Bhuwaneshwari Temple, which is a dedication to Goddess Bhuwaneshwari. Xavier Labour Relations Institute of Jamshedpur is one of the top business schools in India. The campus of the institute has Dalma Hills on its north and Tata Steel Company on its south. JRD Tata Sports Complex is one of India's best sport complexes. It offers facilities for various games such as volleyball, football, handball, table tennis and hockey.
Excursions from Jamshedpur can be planned to places like Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary, Jaduquora, Musabani, Noamundi and Ghatshila. One must not miss thrilling sports activities while on Jamshedpur tours. The city offers various sport activities such as rock climbing, river rafting, parasailing, paragliding, horse riding, golf, tennis, squash, billiards and many more.
Jamshedpur is accessible by air, rail and road route. Ranchi and Kolkata are the nearest airports to this city. Tatanagar is an important railway station and well linked to all the major cities of India. Jamshedpur has good road network connecting most of the major cities in India. Bus service is available from Jamshedpur to places near and far.
Overall, Jamshedpur tours could be a pleasant and adventurous experience.
Last Updated On: 2011/07/06