Jamshedpur Tourism
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Jamshedpur Tourism

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Jamshedpur Info

  • State: Jharkhand
  • Famous for/as: City
  • Altitude: 159 m
  • Pincode: 831001
  • District: East Singhbhum
  • Language: Hindi
  • STD code: 0657
  • Weather: Summer 16 to 45°C, Winter 6 to 28°C
Jamshedpur is situated on the Chota Nagpur Plateau in the East Singhbhum District of Jharkhand. Previously, it was under the township of Sakchi, which was re-named Jamshedpur in 1919. As the town is home to a large steel industry, Jamshedpur is called the ‘Steel City’. Since it was founded by the late Jamshedji Nusserwanji Tata, it is also called Tata Nagar.

Jamshedpur is a planned industrial city, surrounded by the Dalma Hills and the rivers Subarnarekha and Kharkai. It is also home to the Tata Football Academy (TFA), which was started in 1987 by the Tatas to train and find new talent in football. Jamshedpur is also known for the Tata Archery Academy. Jamshedpur won the 2004 Global Compact City award by the United Nations for being one of the fastest developing cities in the world.

Attractions in Jamshedpur include the Tata Steel Zoological Park, Dalma Hills, Hudco Lake, and Pardih Kali Mandir. There is a zoo close to the Jubilee Park. It is known for its Safari Park, which gives visitors a closer view of wild animals. An annual flower show is held in December at Sir Dorabji Tata Park, which is visited by many tourists and locals alike.

The Dalma Hills, which are famous for wild elephant, stretch over 16 km from east to west, north of the Subarnarekha River. The Dalma Hills have always attracted trekkers and mountain climbers. There is a lake called Dimna Lake, which is an artificial reservoir, popular for its water sports like jet-skiing, diving and rowing. It is the main source of drinking water for locals.

The confluence of the rivers Kharkai and Subarnarekha is a popular picnic spot. The Pardih Kali Mandir, temple of the Goddess Kali, and Hudco Lake are the other popular places.  Hudco Lake is a man-made lake that also has an artificial waterfall.

Tourists can hire a taxi or explore Jamshedpur by local transport such as auto rickshaws. As for shopping there is not much tourists can buy which is distinct to the region. However, areas like the Sector Market and Bistupur have shops that sell clothes and electronics, and they also have a variety of restaurants that offer different cuisine.

Jamshedpur can be reached by flights to Kolkata and Ranchi. While the airport at Ranchi is 150 km away, the international airport at Kolkata is almost 300 km away. Jamshedpur is also well connected by trains connecting the city to major destinations like Guwahati, Kolkata, Delhi, Thiruvananthapuram and Chennai. Buses are also available from Kolkata to Jamshedpur.

The best time to visit Jamshedpur is from October to April.

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Shivam Kumar

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  • Shivam Kumar
  • Lives in Jamshedpur
  • 8 Reviews
  •  41 helpful votes
  •  2721 readers

"Fantastic destination - cant forget about it"

  • 7/7
  • Posted Apr 10, 2015
A destination which I cant forget about, it so nice and memorable trip. We guys will never forget that zoological park, amusement park, water fall ride, mind blowing moon raker, lots and lots of ride are there to offer just @250 must see place memorable trip in my life.
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Sourav Kundu

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  • Sourav Kundu
  • Lives in Kolkata
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  • 3 Reviews
  •  49 helpful votes
  •  2326 readers

"Ideal place to be not far away from Kolkata"

  • 6/7
  • Posted Mar 30, 2015
This city hosts the likes of park, zoo, natural beauty, good food, sightseeing, Shirdi Sai temple, plenty of greenery and natural beauty. It's hardly 3. 5 hours by train from Howrah and tickets are available in Jan Shatabdi like trains. Although Ispat runs a daily service from Howrah, Janshatabdi is less occupied.
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Shreyas Santra

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"Without a second thought, go for a vacation to Jamshedpur"

  • 5.5/7
  • Posted Nov 2, 2014
Jamshedpur is a four hour journey away from Kolkata. It was established by the Tata’s and the city is filled with various symbols and images of Tata stalwarts. Apart from renowned schools like Loyola and Sacred Heart Convent, it is home to XLRI and TFA (Tata Football Academy) It is a very well-planned city surrounded by hills and lakes. It has all the modern facilities to make your stay comfortable. If you have a couple of days in hand and need a break from the hustle and bustle of a metropolis, then Jamshedpur (or Jampot, as some affectionately like to call it) is the perfect place for a quick escape. In Jamshedpur there are several interesting places to visit. You must visit the Jublee Park and the watch the Laser Fountain Show there. You can do boating in the serene Dimna Lake. If you the adventurous type you can go for trekking on the Dalma Hills. During Durga Puja, the city is decorated with lights and dotted with artistic pandals which make a trip to this city even more exciting.

The city has some wonderful restaurants and you will find a wide range of cuisines here. For traditional Italian food one must go to Little Italy in Centre Point Hotel. Buffet lunch served at The Regent is very good. For those who love south Indian food, Anand and Dosa King are perfect. My favourite places were Relish, Nuggets and Brubeck, both of which serve delicious baked food like lemon tarts, fruit cakes and pastries. The city has 5 star hotels as well as Clubs like Beldih Club and United Club and you will never run out of stuff to do there. I stayed in Beldih Club which has a clay tennis court, a squash court, a gym and a swimming pool. It even has a golf course. United club has an American alley bowling gallery. So during my stay I took played various sports which helped me blow off steam. I also went for jogging in the morning to JRD sports complex which has one of the largest rubber athletics tracks in the world. If you want to travel to Jampot, you can travel by train from Kolkata. Two-way AC chair car tickets in steel express will cost you Rs 900 approx. A stay in Alcor, which is a 5 star hotel, will cost at least Rs 2000 per day. A buffet lunch in The Regent will cost Rs 400. But several economical options are also available. For instance, the Ginger Hotel, a Tata enterprise, offers reasonable rates. You can book a car for your daily travelling. Indigo costs Rs 1000 for a day. You can also stay in resorts like 10th Milestone which is economical and located very close to Dalma Hills. For those of you who like to travel to off-beat places, Jamshedpur is perfect! So without a second thought, go for a vacation to Jamshedpur next time.
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Satya ranjan Pradhan

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  • 2 Reviews
  •  8 helpful votes
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"Overall decent city"

  • 5/7
  • Posted Sep 12, 2014
It is so good place but not for picnics and enjoy or tourists place. It famous for Tata company. It so warm place but I like Jamshedpur. Not so good for higher education but one of the famous management college is there. And one private engineering college is RVS engineering college. And no much best hotel. Zoos is there of Tata company at shakchi. I like that zoo.
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Ashish Kumar

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  • Ashish Kumar
  • Lives in Hyderabad
  • 1 Review
  •  8 helpful votes
  •  2313 readers

"Life at Jamshedpur, one of the most clean city in India"

  • 6/7
  • Posted Aug 29, 2014
I have been living in Jamshedpur for the last 1 month and my experience here is a mixed type. I really have some very exciting experiences here now and some exhausting also. The wheather here is pretty well and the neatness and maintenance of the whole city (which is under Tata Group) is very much maintained and I came to know that it stood 7th most cleanest city of India.
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Angad Kumar

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  • 4 Reviews
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"Great destination; romantic place"

  • 5/7
  • Posted Aug 19, 2014
I came to the Jamshedpur city with my girlfriend and I really enjoyed the rainy days. I advise you to come to the Jamshedpur and you will also enjoy, seriously. Jamshedpur Jubilee Park is a very nice place to spend time with her and she was really very excited to go there .I recommended my friends to visit this place and they have decided to go there.
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"My first holiday destination"

  • 6/7
  • Posted Jul 6, 2014
Its a nice place to visit specially Bistupur. The city is very clean and green. Jusco has maintained the city very well. The people are also good. They will help if you get stuck. Lots of places to visit. The city has very charming nightlife as lots of dishes available to eat.
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Ricky Kumar

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  •  15 helpful votes
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"Industrial City Of India"

  • 6/7
  • Posted Jun 30, 2014
Whenever I travel to Kolkata I ensure I also travel to Jamshedpur. A well know and popular fact it is also known as Tata Nagar as it was built by Jamshedji Tata. It is one of the top cities of eastern India. It is an industrial city because it is rich in minerals, and that is what helps to run the bread and butter for almost all the locals, majorly run by TATA. Unlike any city of India, today Tata Nagar has various malls and offers a great upend city life to the locals. It also has a world class cricket stadium and golf course. For picnics and sightseeing you can visit the Rose Garden, Dimna Lake and Juiblee Park. This place is popular because one of our former Miss India comes from here both Priyanka Chopra and Tanushree Dutta. Also, a recent popular filmmaker Imtiaz Ali. It is one of the most popular cities of India and stands tall in the industrial movement in India.
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"Would love to explore the place next time!"

  • 4/7
  • Posted May 17, 2014
This place is frequently visited by business visitors. There is much to see and do, I had a great time indeed. All day I spent at work, and then I spent a relaxed evening in the hotel. But next time I go there, I would certainly like to explore the place a lot.
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  • Lives in Hyderabad
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"Steel city of Inda"

  • 5.5/7
  • Posted Apr 14, 2014
Whenever I travel to Kolkata I ensure I also travel to Jamshedpur. A well know and popular fact it is also known as Tata Nagar as it was built by Jamshedji Tata. It is one of the top cities of eastern India. It is an industrial city because it is rich in minerals, and that is what helps to run the bread and butter for almost all the locals, majorly run by TATA. Unlike any city of India, today Tata Nagar has various malls and offers a great upend city life to the locals. It also has a world class cricket stadium and golf course. For picnics and sightseeing you can visit the Rose Garden, Dimna Lake and Juiblee Park. This place is popular because one of our former Miss India comes from here both Priyanka Chopra and Tanushree Dutta. Also, a recent popular filmmaker Imtiaz Ali. It is one of the most popular cities of India and stands tall in the industrial movement in India
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