Saraikela Palace – The Royal Monument in Jharkhand

I had a really awesome experience at the Dassam waterfalls in Ranchi. The purity and originality of this natural cascade draws tourists from all corners of the globe. The environment around the waterfall is full of lush greens and a variety of beautiful birds. Such places offer refuge from the hectic urban routine.

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Saraikela Palace | Image Resource : viewphotos.org

Here after it was time for me to peep back and time and explore more about the history of the state. So the next destination that I visited was the Saraikela Palace that is located in the Saraikela district of Jharkhand. The district in itself comprises of a number of tourist attractions owing to its rich cultural and historic background.

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Saraikela Palace Landscape | Image Resource : panoramio.com

The Saraikela palace is a famous tourist attraction and serves as the landmark for this town. This ancient archaeological wonder dates back to 300 years in the history. Hence vacationers visiting Saraikela must visit this palace to witness the spectacular architecture of this monument. This archaeological treasure of Saraikela depicts excellent and exquisite architectural style which pays much attention even on fine details.

There is also an ancient temple named as the Mau Paudi temple located in the vicinity of the Palace. The place is ancient and has stood the tests of time for around 3 centuries. It is a great historical gem that adorns the state of Jharkhand. Art and history lovers as well as researchers interested in knowing about the glorious history of Jharkhand must visit the Saraikela Palace.

Apart of this heritage palace there are also a couple of tourist attractions such as the Kali Sthan, Palna Dam, Subarnarekha Dam, Sri Ram Baba Ashram, Shahid Sthal, Karakatta Dam and the Akarshani Mela that one can visit if he plans a trip to the Saraikela town in Jharkhand.

I clicked a couple of photos of the majestic structure so as to capture the memories of the time spent at the Saraikela palace. The palace is very famous in the city and hence is easily commutable via public transport. A number of autos, cabs as well as bus services connect this place of tourist interest to the rest of the city

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Enjoy the Melody of Gushing Water at the Dassam Falls in Jharkhand

After visiting the famous Tagore hill in Ranchi I wanted to wish a place with natural beauty. The Tagore hill is a cultural heritage for the city as it holds memorabilia of the famed poet and writer Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore. He spent a couple of years of his life at the Shantidham that is built at the top of the Tagore hill. The location of this attraction is mesmerising as it is surrounded with plush greenery and serene environs. Now the next place that I visited in Ranchi was the Dassam falls.

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Dassam Falls in Jharkhand | Image Resource : ranchi.nic.in

It is one of the most popular waterfalls in the state. Jharkhand is a state of waterfalls as it holds a number of other ravishing waterfalls as well. This waterfall is located in proximity to the Taimara village that comes under the Bundu Police station in Ranchi, Jharkhand.  The place is well connected to all parts of the city and can be commuted via public transport. This waterfall emerges from the Subarnarekha River which is a tributary to the river Kanchi that flows across Jharkhand.

The height of the Dassam falls is around 44 metres. It is a breathtaking experience to watch the water pouring from such great height with immense force. The site is very popular among nature lovers and Argonauts. The sound of water from this natural cascade gushing down the hills echoes all around the region.

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View of Dassam Falls | Image Resource : wikimedia.org

The untainted and clean waters of the waterfall are very alluring to tourists. Many vacationers take a dip in the waters to enjoy its purity. However they are constantly warned not to get into the water as the currents are powerful enough to drown even good swimmers. Unfortunately there have been a couple of mishaps and even deaths due to drowning in the water of this cascade.

There are also a couple of eateries in the vicinity where visitors can enjoy snacks and beverages. Picnickers come to enjoy at this site in large volumes. I had a really nice and rejuvenating experience at the Dassam falls in Ranchi. The sound of pouring water from such elevation still echo in my ears and the beauty and thrill that one feels at this site are difficult to define verbally.

The Illustrious Morabadi Hill or Tagore Hill in Jharkhand

I visited the famed Rock garden in Ranchi which is one of the best tourist attractions of the city. The calm and soothing natural environs of the garden along with its breathtaking waterfalls allure nature lovers from all parts of the world. Hereafter there was still a lot to unfold in the state and I was already running out of time now. So I did not wanted to miss out at least the most popular tourist spots of the state. Hence now I set foot towards the Tagore Hill located in the capital city of the state of Jharkhand.

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Tagore Hills | Image Resource : zipmytravel.com

This wonderful tourist destination is located right at the heart of Ranchi and is well connected to all corners of it via public transport. There are a number of cabs, autos and buses that connects the Tagore hill to the rest of the city. This attraction is located at Morabadi and hence is also called as the Morabadi hill.

The place is of historic significance as when Jyotindranath Tagore purchased it from Harihar Singh who was the landowner in the year 1908 he built a house on it and named it Shantidham. Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore was the younger brother of Jyotindranath Tagore. Later on Gurudev himself stayed here for a short span of time and composed some of his famous poems in which he has mentioned about the city of Ranchi.

Hence the Tagore Hill is a very popular tourist destination for history lovers and researchers from all across the world who flock towards this site due to its historic as well as cultural significance. The hill is a memorabilia of the culture and history of the city as it narrates the heritage of it.

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Tagore Hill Jharkhand | Image Resource : panoramio.com

The hill is about 3 kilometres away from the General Post Office of Ranchi and is roughly 300 feet high. The building at the top of the hillock that was built long back by the elder brother of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore seems to have drawn inspiration from the temples of the medieval age. The Tagore hill is a tribute to the great poet and stands the tests of time keeping the legacy of this inspirational man alive till date.

Travel Photo of The Week : Bokaro Mall Jharkhand

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Bokaro Mall Jharkhand | Image Resource : panoramio.com

Bokaro Mall Jharkhand : I finally decided to get some shopping done before travelling from Jharkhand. I am glad I visited the Bokaro Mall. Besides having all the various brands at the best possible offers, the food court is a quite classy too. This is most certainly one of the best malls. I ended up watching a movie too.