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Hazaribagh- City of Thousand Gardens


Hazaribagh is a city located 93 km away from Ranchi and is a part of the Chotanagpur Plateau region of Jharkhand. Surrounded by forests, river Konar flows through the town. Chandwara and Jilinja are the two important mountain ranges in the Hazaribagh district.

The highest mountain in Hazaribagh is the Parasnath hills. It is believed that the 23rd and the 24th Jain Tirthankaras attained salvation here. It is a famous health resort and is rich in varied flora and fauna. It is also an important religious place. There are many beautiful temples located in this area. It was once a cantonment during the British rule and also had a major role in the Freedom Movement of India.

Hazaribagh is also rich in ores and minerals. Sohrai paintings are popular in the whole world. The paintings are traditional and are associated with the Sohrai festival celebrated by the people of the Kurmi and Prajapati tribes. The cattle are washed and then worshipped as a part of a ritual of these festivities. The Sohrai paintings were exhibited in the Rietburg Museum in Zurich.

Tourist Places In And Around Hazaribagh

The major tourist spots in and around Hazaribagh are the Hazaribagh Wildlife Sanctuary which is an Eco-tourist spot, the beautiful Canary Hills, the hot water fountain Surajkund, Isko Village, Rajrappa Fall, Chhinnamasta Temple, Satpahar, Tilaiya Dam, Narsigsthan temple, Raj Derwah, Hazaribagh Lake, Silwar Hill and Konar Dam.

How To Reach Hazaribagh

Hazaribagh is well connected by road, rail and air with all major cities like Patna and Ranchi.

Hazaribagh Weather

The weather in Hazaribagh is humid and the area receives occasional rainfall.

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Hazaribagh Weather

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How to Reach Hazaribagh

  • By Road
    As it is located on NH33, transportation is not a problem. Moreover, many direct buses are available from all major cities.
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  • By Train
    Kodarma is the nearest railway station. Many trains are available to reach the destination.
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  • By Air
    The nearest airport is in Ranchi.
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