Bokaro Tourism

Bokaro Tourism

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Bokaro Info

  • State: Jharkhand
  • Famous for/as: City
  • District: Bokaro
Bokaro Steel City is situated in the state of Jharkhand in eastern India. Bokaro Steel City is an industrial city that abodes the largest steel complex in India. Bokaro is also the headquarters of the Bokaro district of Jharkhand.

Bokaro Steel City was once a remote area. It was the vision and subsequent planning of Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru that paved way for the transformation of this place. Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru with the help of Soviets planned to build the first Swadeshi steel plant of India. Bokaro Steel Plant was conceived in 1959 and it flourished in 1965.

With the Bokaro Steel Company, the area was gradually converted in to a township within a span of three decades. Bokaro Steel City has a strong multi-dimensional economic base that attracted people from all over India. Today, Bokaro Steel City has become the educational hub of Eastern India.  

Bokaro Steel City is located at a distance of 47 km from Dhanhad, on the southern bank of the River Damodar, along the Dhanbad-Ranchi Highway. Hindi, Bengali, English are the major languages used in this region. There has been a rise in tourism at Bokaro Steel City which gave a boom to the hospitality industry as well.  

Bokaro Steel City is located on the Chhota Nagpur Plateau which has picturesque valleys and streams. Garga Dam and Parasnath Hills, located near Bokaro Steel City, have become major picnic spots, owing to their natural beauty.

The Bokaro Steel Plant is the chief attraction of Bokaro. Tourists often come to Bokaro Steel City to visit the steel plant and to see the process of steel making. Bokaro Steel City also has various religious centres. Some of the major religious spots in Bokaro are Buddha Vihar, Gayatri Mandir, Aaiyappa Mandir, Ram Mandir, Jagannath Temple, Kali Mandir, Sai Baba Sansthan, Pupunki Ashram, etc.  

Bokaro City Park, which has an artificial lake and three Japanese styled artificial islands, is the main shopping area of Bokaro Steel City. Other places of tourist attraction at Bokaro Steel City are Jawaharlal Nehru Biological Park, Chas, Tenughat, Pindrajora, Siwandih, Rajrappa, etc. Today, Bokaro Steel City has become a popular holiday destination. With its unique cosmopolitan culture, Bokaro Steel City gives an impression of a Mini India.

Bokaro is one of the weekend getaway options for travelers living in Kolkata.

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Bokaro Traveller Reviews

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Pritvi Kanchi

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  • Pritvi Kanchi
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 232 Reviews
  •  513 helpful votes
  •  579164 readers

"A Trip to Bokaro"

  • 4.5/7
  • Posted Oct 28, 2016
I had been to Bokaro by train in the month of August 2016. Bokaro is a must-visit attraction in the tourism circuit of Jharkhand. The must-visit attractions around Bokaro include the Garga Dam and the Bokaro Steel Plant. The Garga Dam is located 12 kilometers from the Bokaro Steel City. It is surrounded by thick green forests and vegetation cover. This is also a perfect destination for watching sun-rise and sun-set. The city of Bokaro was planned and constructed by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru due to the abundant availability of coal, iron ore and manganese here. Incidentally, theBokaro Steel Plant is the 4th largest integrated steel plant of India built with the active support and assistance of the Soviet Union. It has 5 blast furnaces with a combined output capacity of liquid steel estimated to cross 10 MT.
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Biplov Bhaskar

  • Tourist
  • Biplov Bhaskar
  • Lives in Bokaro Steel City
  • 1 Review
  •  280 readers

"Nice place"

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted Feb 19, 2016
Good place, make me relax, the steel plant is worth to see. There is a zoo which is pretty awesome. City centre is good for shopping also there is lots of places to see. It is a planned city. Ram Mandir is awesome. There is also a huge city park to relax.
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Priti Kushwaha

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  • Priti Kushwaha
  • Lives in Patna
  • 1 Review
  •  377 readers

"Fabulous city having natural beauty and finger licking food"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Dec 23, 2015
I visited Bokaro once in my childhood when My uncle was working in Bokaro Steel Plant. Now, this time I am came with my family. I visited Ram Mandir, City Park, Bokaro Steel Plant, Parasnath Hills and Garga Dam. Ram Mandir was very beautiful. Bokaro Steel Plant is now bigger and improved which I seen in my childhood. We ate Chola Batora, Panipuri, Paneer paratha. The Chola Batora was very delicious. So, my friends must visit Bokaro once in a lifetime.
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Aasif Quareshi

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  • Aasif Quareshi
  • Lives in Dhanbad
  • 3 Reviews
  •  456 readers

"Fully enjoyed the Bokaro visit."

  • 6.5/7
  • Posted Dec 20, 2015
Me and my family fully enjoyed the travel. All family member go City park, Nehru park, Sec 4 and go steel plant. The Nehru park is a very beautiful place and there are many types of animals there.. After seeing park I went to Sec 4 & 5 But Sec 9 is very dirty place. Me and my family fully enjoyed the travel. So I suggest go Bokaro and enjoy.
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Kala Bhusand

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  • Kala Bhusand
  • Lives in Chennai
  • 1 Review
  •  5 helpful votes
  •  1438 readers

"A peaceful place"

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted Dec 24, 2014
Bokaro is the most peaceful place of Jharkhand. Its a nice place to visit. It has lots of interesting places like live city center, chas, kali mandir, jawahar lal nehru park and city park.
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Anand gopal Mukherjee

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  • Anand gopal Mukherjee
  • Lives in Bokaro Steel City
  • 6 Reviews
  •  42 helpful votes
  •  7206 readers

"An awesome city"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Oct 29, 2014
Overall experience at Bokaro Steel City was awesome :) Truly it is having lots of Tourist spots, from Temples to Parks, Zoos, Restaurants etc. City Center, Sector 4 which is the heart of the city and boasts of all convenient means of transport. Also its bit cheapest place to visit :)
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Harsh Shekhar

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  • Harsh Shekhar
  • 1 Review
  •  7 helpful votes
  •  1829 readers

"A well planned city"

  • 3.0/7
  • Posted Sep 8, 2014
This is one place in east India which has. It may not be wrong to call it a planned city and we all know it's a steel city. Train is the best way to get to this place. Bokaro lies in between Ranchi and Dhanbad. If you coming from Dhanbad you will be able to see the Bokaro steel plant. Sector 4 is the heart of Bokaro. Filled mainly with students, it has a big mall(almost made) just by the road which divides sector 4 and 3. Staying in Bokaro you will not want to miss out on city park, Jagarnath temple, and Nehru zoological park. For cheap shopping you can not leave out chas, which is situated 7 km from sector 4.
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  • 5 Reviews
  •  7 helpful votes
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"Official trip"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted May 9, 2011
Bokaro is steel city

Food, sight-seeing and shopping: Nice food

Activities & things to do: Ram temple

Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: Bokaro is conected by road and Rail
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Dinesh Kumar

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  • Dinesh Kumar
  • Lives in Bokaro
  • 1 Review
  •  5 helpful votes
  •  3827 readers

"Bokaro is just cool"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Jun 23, 2010
Bokaro is such a nice place,that can't be explained by little words.its full of life.....

B-best in world
O-only lovable
K-kind hearted people lives here
A-always rocking
R-rising and everyday rising
O-only enjoyable

Its well planed and full of lush and green which really makes attraction to the tourist,apart from lakes,park,sites..its should visit this city.

Food, sight-seeing and shopping: sector -4 city center,khatta mitha,aarya bawan,saari sangam.mayur

Activities & things to do: absolutly marvelous

Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: good
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Prashant K

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  • Prashant K
  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 1 Review
  •  5 helpful votes
  •  3727 readers

"Bokaro - Serenity at its best"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted May 6, 2009
Bokaro - a well planned, lush green city which is aboded by one of the most warm and gentle people in India. The city known for its world class education (credentialised by the number of IITians, Medical professionals, best-in-breed professionals in every part of the profession), tightly knit neighbourhood (people really know about their neighbour even at 500 mtrs from their home) and cleanliness. The city has an aura of freshness and energy which will rejuvenate your body and soul anytime of the year. You are in stoic mood, philosophical mood or are really aggravated for anything....there is one place to really CHILLAX yourself....and that's me

Food, sight-seeing and shopping: Daffodils food (City Park) - a restaurant on the lake side where food is served with warmth wrapped in lake side view. Rainbow Restaurant, Shane-e-Punjab and how can you miss out Coffee House in Sector 1 - Ram Mandir Market

Activities & things to do: Chill, sleep, eat, roam around, get lost of lots of natural beauti in and around the city like Jonha Falls, Rajrappa Temple, Garga Dam.

Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: Flight to Ranchi or Kolkata .... City well connected to these destinations via road and train routes. Direct trains from major cities in India (no train crosses the city without stopping to this great Indian destination),
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