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Ranchi Tourism

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Harsh Madhogarhia
  • Harsh Madhogarhia
  • 3 Reviews

"Full of fun and masti" new review

  • 5.5/7
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
A very nice city to visit. I visited in the month of December and it was very chill.. The stations are clean enough for the people to walk - plenty of hotels available near the station. Places that I visited were the dams, stadiums, tiger hills and many more small sightseeing places. This is a nice city to visit and have fun with family or friends. Don't forget to carry your camera; the pictures at the hills are always awesome.
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Amit  Kumar
  • Amit Kumar
  • 3 Reviews

"Ranchi is enriched with a lots of sightseeing"

  • 7/7
  • Posted Mar 28, 2014
Ranchi is surrounded by mountains and green flora, enriched with a lots of sightseeing. There are a number of waterfalls, some of them I visited like Jonha Fall, Hundru Fall, Sita Fall etc. It was a really nice experience. I also visited Hazaribagh Wildlife Santuary, approx 110 km from Ranchi. It was a bit adventurous tour, but enjoyed a lot.
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Raj kumar
  • Raj kumar
  • 4 Reviews

"Ranchi Experience"

  • 3/7
  • Posted Nov 9, 2013
Ranchi used to be a Hill station but not any more. City is very crowded with long traffic jams. Still you can see more then 40 years old petrol autos which are running on the roads & contribute high on pollution. Summers are hot as temp is more then 40 degrees. Winters start bit early and stay longer as compared to rest of the Jharkand. It is well connected by Road, Rail and Air. Best nearby visit place is Netarhat and Betla but again roads quality is a concern.
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Vimal singh
  • Vimal singh
  • 3 Reviews

"It was nice to be in Ranchi"

  • Posted Aug 8, 2013
Great place specially in terms of whether as it was pleasant most of the times. Not a very big city but you can find every required thing.Very good Hotels specially Corporate Inn located in Ashok Nagar.

Food, sight-seeing and shopping: Great water fall , Garden ,Temples are the attraction in Ranchi. Main Road is very famous for shopping.Food is good.Try Trishna Restaurant.

Activities & things to do: Go for vacation and forget everything.

Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: Try to go by Air.
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Vimal singh
  • Vimal singh
  • 3 Reviews

"It was nice to be in Ranchi"

  • Posted Aug 5, 2013
Nice and cool place.Very good weather is always pleasent and enjoyable.People can enjoy there holidays in a very good city, surrounded by mountains lakes Dams and culture. So many Temples are always the attraction and don't forget Mahi (M S Dhoni).

Food, sight-seeing and shopping: So many good restaurants serves very tasty and hygienic food like Trishna Resturent, Top and Town, Bawarchi, etc. Some international brands are also there.

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Shouvik chowdhury
  • Shouvik chowdhury
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  • 13 Reviews

"Short trip to city of waterfalls"

  • Posted Jun 3, 2013
Nice experience, natural beauty lying among the modern city. rachi,surrounded by hills,jungles,falls,greenery in all directions. hundru falls,raja rappa temple,river, dasham falls,deori & sun temple,goutamdhara,sita falls,hirni,panchgagh falls. 7 some more as zoo,tagore hill,lake,dam,park etc.

Food, sight-seeing and shopping: Being a capital city, every types of foods,shopping items available. high shopping malls,hotels,multiplex to small shops,restaurants,local & surrounding sight seeing beautiful.

Activities & things to do: Rachi is now uncommon tourist place but beautiful falls not to miss. lovely hills,roads amidst jungle,enchanting high hundru falls, famous raj rappa temple near forest, huge,forceful dasham falls with 10 flows calm sun temple on hilltop jonha (goutamdhara) falls,sita falls in dense forest is splendid. local sight seeeing also good

Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: ranchi is well connected by train or bus.spend at least two nights to visit the falls. don't miss anyone, better to go after rainy season to view the gorgeous falls with heavy flow. better to book a car or contact jtdc.
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Achyut Pawal
  • Achyut Pawal
  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 1 Review

"Good city"

  • Posted May 8, 2013
It is a clean city having all natural beautiful views. Very cool city. People seems to be very innocent. They guide people with correct directions as I had to have surprise visit to my office. People guided me very correctly without cheating or taking me unnecessaryly around the city. Some areas like Court area and other one or two places are little crowded and requires good policing . I enjoyed very nice local fruits which I can not name now. Overall it is very nice city.

Food, sight-seeing and shopping: I had food in a Hotel where Asamee preparation of Non veg was served and was very nice one. I do not remember the name of the Hotel. Wollen clothes are very good and cheap. Stone garden and some lakes are very beautiful,

Activities & things to do: site seeing and purchasing

Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: You should go by Air or train.
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Navin Verma
  • Navin Verma
  • Lives in Ranchi
  • 2 Reviews

"Ranchi a travellers Tale"

  • Posted May 6, 2013
Ranchi is a platue situated in chotanagpur range and is capital of Jharkhand. It has a city population of more than 11lacs. The importnace of ranchi is manly due to rich mining and related activities arround Ranchi and the State of Jharkhand. Ranchi being the oly gateway to Mineral and industry rich Jharkhand by Air to the rest of the world.

Food, sight-seeing and shopping: the Local food is mix of North eastren taste not much spicy but with eithe Bengali flavour or Bihari Flavour. Not a place where you can feast in speciality resturants of Fine dinning resturants. One has to be content with the food served in the hotel you stay. Not a great Place for shopping as it is like any other B class town in est India. Nothing special about local craft or speciality.

Activities & things to do: It does not provide you with any holiday activities of leisure . Although there are few wild life sancturies nearby and few water falls nearby but its not at all equiped to handle tourist from outside the state.

Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: ranchi is connected by Air from Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkatta. It has a railway station which is well connected from rest of the country. It lacs basic public transport facility and that can can heavy toll on your purse if you do not have your own vehicle. be careful while travelling out side the city.
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Sayonee chatterjee
  • Sayonee chatterjee
  • 2 Reviews

"I generally visit Ranchi for..."

  • Posted Apr 27, 2013
I generally visit Ranchi for official work, but there are a lot of places one can explore in and around Ranchi. There are many falls, that come alive in the monsoon.

Food, sight-seeing and shopping: In terms of food, pretty limited options. Though one can try the local flavour, litti-chokha. For shopping i found Jharcraft to be a good place, specially for local craft items.

Activities & things to do: Trekking and hiking to nearby falls.

Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: Flight, trains, buses.
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Ravish Jha
  • Ravish Jha
  • Lives in Jamshedpur
  • 2 Reviews

"my ranchi tour for interview purpose"

  • Posted Apr 1, 2013
ranchi is best city to spent holidays.There are so many great places to enjoy .'Dasam fall' is a nice 'jal prapat' nearby a sun temple,devri mandir,.Ranchi is the capital of jharkahnd.There are so many good colleges like Bit meshra.XISS.Its' climate is nice.Earlier it was the 'summer capital' of Englishmen.Also There is Zoo,planitarium to watch A great international stadium to watch.So many great things about tribal culltural,tradition etc

Food, sight-seeing and shopping: There are many good restaurant and market like Big bazar,pantaloon.For eating there hotel arya,rajasthan etc

Activities & things to do: you may go to many places like devri mandir,sun temple etc by hiring some car. Also you may visit to watch Zoo,stadium, planitarium,vidhan sabha etc

Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: As ranchi is the capital of jharkhand so you may reach here by from delhi,kolkata. There is a railway station called Ranchi station and also another station called 'Hatia'. 'Hatia' is 5 km away from Ranchi. There is direct train of Ranchi-delhi,ranchi-banglore,ranchi-patna etc.you may reach here by bus route also there is direct bus of patna ,kolkata
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Ranchi Info

  • State: Jharkhand
  • Famous for/as: City
  • Altitude: 2034 m
Ranchi is the state capital of the Indian state of Jharkhand and is known for its large mineral contents, which forms 18% of the total mineral content of India. This is why it is called the ‘Manchester of the East’. It is also called the ‘city of waterfalls’ for comprising many small and big waterfalls in its premises.

The city is spread over an area of 175.12 square kilometres and has an elevation of about 629 metres from the sea level. It is situated in the southern part of the Chota Nagpur Plateau and also forms the eastern edge of the Deccan Plateau. It also possesses a hilly typography, which is complimented by dense tropical forests.

Ranchi has derived its name from an Oraon village called ‘Archi’ present in the area. Archi means bamboo grove or stave in Oraon language. Ranchi is the headquarters of Ranchi District and was earlier known as Lohardaga. It was also an important administrative and military base of eastern India, during the British rule.

Later on, the city developed as a crucial trade and commerce centre for sericulture as well as the leading manufacturer of shellac. Ranchi is also referred to as the ‘vegetable bowl’ due to thick vegetation of green vegetables in its villages.

Ranchi also offers many options for tourists ranging from temples and science centres, to waterfalls. Some prominent temples in the city include the Rajrappa Mandir, Pahari Temple, Durga Bari, Kali Bari, Jagannathpur Temple, Surya temple, Dewri Temple, etc.

Waterfalls in Ranchi include the Hundru Falls, Dasham Falls, Jonha Falls, Hirni and Panchghagh Falls. Other tourist attractions in the place include the Nakshatra Van, Aqua World, Birsa Zoological Park, Deer Park, Dr. Zakhir Hussain Park, Ranchi Science Centre, and others.

The city of Ranchi is also well-connected with other cities of Jharkhand and states of India through road, railways and airways. Ranchi has a state bus terminus near its railway station and it has frequent railway services from states like Mumbai, Delhi, Jabalpur, Patna, Bangalore, Guwahati, Kolkata and many more. Ranchi is also accessible by airways through its official airport, the Birsa Munda Airport.

Ranchi has a subtropical climate and generally experiences a pleasant climate throughout the year. It experiences an annual rainfall of around 1100 mm. The months of September, October and November are the best time to visit the place.

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