Hazaribagh Tourism, Jharkhand, India
Preamble to Hazaribagh:
Hazaribagh is a city in Hazaribagh district in Jharkhand, India and it is divisional headquarters of North Chotanagpur Division. Hazaribagh is one of the prominent coal reserve in Jharkhand state and it stands in second position after Dhanbad in production of coal and there are several projects established in this region as it is one of the wealthy cities in Jharkhand and it has number of good educational institutions and it is one of the preferred destination because of the climate.
Hazaribagh is surrounded by Dhanbad, Ramgarh, Ranchi, Lasliganj, Dehri, Aurangabad, Morangi Bokaro Steel City and Gaya regions. Pin code of Hazaribagh is 825301 and coordinates are 23.9800° N, 85.3500° E.
History of Hazaribagh:
The region of Hazaribagh was covered by the dense forest and was the home for the tribes and the whole region was identified as the Jharkhand and during the Akbar rule in the year 1556, his army entered the Jharkhand forest and explored the region, after that this region came under various rulers. This region boomed under the British Raj and the city was planned by the British.
Tourism in Hazaribagh:
Hazaribagh is one of the prominent city and major tourist destinations in Jharkhand and tourists can visit Hazaribagh National Park, which is surrounded by the dense forest, along with the hill station around the city and Bengali community also inhabited in this region.
Places to Visit in Hazaribagh:
Hazaribagh National Park: this national park is situated at the distance of 20 Kms from centre of the city and one of the prominent wildlife sanctuaries in India situated in the middle of dense tropical forests and this park covers an area of 184 sq km.
Suraj Kund: this is one of the major tourist attractions in Hazaribagh, where tourists can come across the unique hot water spring in India and there are other hot water kunds around the Suraj Kund by name Sita Kund, Lakshman Kund, Ram Kund and Bramh Kund.
Hazaribagh Lake: this is one of the prominent locations in Hazaribagh, as this lake is bound by the bungalows, civil servants and it is also bound by the Air Station and tourists can enjoy the sunrise and sunset near the third lake, which is the largest lake among the four.
Canary Hill: this is one of the prominent tourist destinations in Hazaribagh and this hill is bound by the dense forest and it has small lake at the bottom of the Canary hill. Tourist can trek to this forest or can hire a car to reach the destination.
Bhadrakali Temple: this temple is situated at the distance of 50 Kms from Hazaribagh and it is one of the prominent temples, which is around 400 years old and situated between Mahane and Vaksha rivers.
Other interesting places to visit near Hazaribagh:
- Konar Dam
- Tilaiya Dam
- Narsigsthan Temple
- Barso Pani
- Urban Haat
- Megaliths of Hazaribagh
- Painted Houses of Hazaribagh
- Sanskriti Museum and Art Gallery
- Isco Rock Art
- Kandaver Temple
Best Time to Visit Hazaribagh:
Hazaribagh has moderate climate throughout the year and best time to visit Hazaribagh is between the months of October to March, as climate will be pleasant and can enjoy the places.
How to Reach Hazaribagh?
By Air: the nearest airport to Hazaribagh is Birsa Munda Airport, which is located at the distance of 96 Kms from Hazaribagh and it is one of the major airport in Jharkhand state and connects to major cities in India and taxis are available from airport to Hazaribagh frequently.
By Train: Hazaribagh is served by the Hazaribagh Railway Station, which is located at the distance of 4.5 Kms from centre of the city and connected to various cities and towns in India and it is one of the prominent railway stations in Jharkhand state.
By Road: National Highway 100 passes through Hazaribagh and connects to various states in India and one can board from various cities and towns to reach Hazaribagh, as government of Jharkhand along with private organizations operates public and tourist buses.
Hotels in or around Hazaribagh:
Hazaribagh is well-known for the health resort and national park in Jharkhand State, India. Hotels located in Hazaribagh provide good facilities and hospitality and there are only few hotels in Hazaribagh which may cost from Rs. 200 to 1,000 and provides all the basic amenities and few other hotels are situated close to Ramgarh and Bagodar towns, hotels here also provide good hospitality and facilities and cost range from Rs. 300 and above. Some of the prominent hotels in and around Hazaribagh are listed here below:
- Prince Hotel
- Highland Inn Hotel
- Upkar Hotel
- Maa Ambey Hotel
- Ganga Palace Hotel
- Arya Hotel
- Bauaa Hotel
- Canary Inn
- Hotel Shree Vinayaka
- Hotel Samrat
- Prakesh Hotel
- Jalil Hotel
- KGN Hotel
- Samil Hotel
- Chanminar Hotel
- Hotel Arihant Palace