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Jamshedpur Travel Guide

Jamshedpur Travel Guide: Jamshedpur will always be Tata city. For, the enormous industrial conglomerate has created its own kind of town that is in step with global benchmarks. Whether it’s the Jubilee Park-Vrindavan Gardens in Mysore’s transplant, sports and adventure facilities, wide roads, planned flow of traffic or verdant walkways, everything is a Tata gift. Yet, Jamshedpur is an idyllic city – blessed with nature’s gifts that can hardly be equaled.

Places to visit in Jamshedpur

Steel City

Jamshedpur, also called Tatanagar is just 140 kms from Ranchi. Both the names come from the legendary Jamshedji Tata. It was his vision that saw Bihar in the steel map of world so long back. Iron ore found in the area made Jamshedpur the idle location for a steel plant. Jamshedpur has a number of tourist attractions too.

Jubilee Park

A replica of the famous Brindavan Gardens of Mysore, it is spread over 225 acres. flower beds dot the place turning it into multihued spectacle. The illuminated fountains add to the magnificent sight. Every year tourists come on to watch the resplendent fountains lighting up the skies the birth anniversary of the founder of Tata Empire Jamshedji Tata.

Dimna Lake

Constructed as a water reservoir for the Tata Steel plant and the city, its salubrious surrounding is ideal for outing.

Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary

Acting as a natural air conditioner to the fuming steel city and an important source of fresh oxygen, Dalma Mountain Range is at an altitude of 3000 feet. Its steep slope is a trekker’s delight. Hiding in its thick jungles (193 sq. km.) are elephants, barking deer, sloth beer, porcupines, leopard, tigers etc. Espy the wild animals in their natural habitat from the small hideouts. Or climb the mountaintop for a look at the city .The spectacular sight positively glitters at night as millions stars twinkle. There’s also a temple of Hindu deity Shiva on the mountaintop.

Sir Dorbaji Tata Park

Acting as a natural air conditioner to the fuming steel city and an important source of fresh oxygen, Dalma Mountain Range is at an altitude of 3000 feet. Its steep slope is a trekker’s delight. Hiding in its thick jungles (193 sq. km.) are elephants, barking deer, sloth beer, porcupines, leopard, tigers etc. Espy the wild animals in their natural habitat from the small hideouts. Or climb the mountaintop for a look at the city .The spectacular sight positively glitters at night as millions stars twinkle. There’s also a temple of Hindu deity Shiva on the mountaintop.

Located in the center of the city close to the Keenan Stadium, its manicured lawns and flower beds with brilliantly lit fountains are a delight.

Hudco Lake

Lying amidst the hilly terrain, it is a serene retreat for anyone who wants to be in tune with nature within the city. The wild hill besides the lake affords a panoramic view of the Tata Empire.

Sports

KEENAN STADIUM This cricket stadium is one of the finest in the country. TATA FOOTBALL ACADEMY is India’s first football academy with an ultra modern gymnasium and a hostel in the sports complex. JRD TATA SPORTS COMPLEX One of the best sports complex in India, it has an international size football ground with an eight-lane monosynthetic track. Facilities for handball, volleyball, hockey and table tennis and a modern gymnasium are top class at the complex.

Flying and Adventure

Fly to your heart’s content at The Jamshedpur Gliding Club, the Jamshedpur Co-operative Flying Club Ltd. and the Tatanagar Aviation Pvt. Ltd. that offer gliding and flying.

Tata Steel Adventure Foundation

It provides for a wide variety of adventure sports, such as rock climbing, river rafting, Para sailing, etc. A number of other private clubs offer a variety of sporting activities such as golf, tennis, squash, billiards, horse riding etc.

Tribal Culture Centre

Besides showcasing the ethos of the indigenous peoples, it gives vocational training and also organizes tribal festivals and cultural programmes.

How to Reach there

By Air: Tatanagar is connected with Calcutta which in turn is connected to major cities in India.
By Rail: Tatanagar Railway Station located on Howrah-Mumbai line, is the rail head.
By Road: Jamshedpur is well connected by road with all the major towns of Jharkhand and Bihar.

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