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Jamshedpur, Jharkhand

 Jamshedpur, Jharkhand
Jamshedpur was established by Jamshedji Nusserwanji Tata and considered as first planned city in India. it is a major tourist location and a gateway to the major tourists and pilgrims to the Himalayan ranges. The city is well known as Tatanagar as well. Lord Chelmsford converted the old name of this place to Jamshedpur in due respect to Jamshedji Nusserwanji Tata in the year 1919.The city is bordered by the famous rivers Kharkai and Subarnrekha. The banks of these rivers offer the fertile fields and are vibrant with the natural beauties. Major attractions in this place include e Tata Zoological Park, TELCO Bhuwaneswari Temple, Jubilee Park and Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary and few more.

Major Tourist Attractions in Jamshedpur

Jubilee Park:Jubilee Park, which is also known as the Mughal Garden, has been modelled like the Vrindhavan Garden of Mysore. Jubilee Park encompasses a total area of 237.75 acre.The Upvan of Jubilee Park is an ideal picnic spot and is suitable for spend some time with family and friends. Jubilee Park was a gift by Tata Steel to the citizens of Jamshedpur after the completion of its 50 year. The park has a zoo. Amusement park rose gardens and a lake with boating facilities.

Tata Steel Zoological Park: Just besides the Jubilee park there lays the Zoological Park, which has been established by TATAs. The park has a beautiful lake, which has the provision for boating. The migratory birds fly in during the winter. Tata Steel Zoological Park is situated in the corner most area of Jubilee Park. This zoo is known for its 'Safari Park', which enables tourists to drive through the wooden area, where animals roam freely. The picnic spots and the nature trail in the zoo provide unique outlets to relax and spend hours in natural surroundings. The park has a beautiful lake, which has the provision for boating. The migratory birds fly in during the winter.

Dimna Lake:Its a Delight To visit Dimna Lake.Dimna Lake is an artificial lake in Jamshedpur, which is situated at around 13 km from the city. This lake lies at the foot hills of Dalma Mountain ranges. The Dimna Lake is important for the city, as it serves like a water reservoir for the steel plant and the main drinking water source. The best time to visit is in the month of November and February. From the heart of the city it is a drive of 30 min by a cab to reach the spot. There are a number of activities that can be enjoyed at the lake such as boating, rowing and jet skiing.

Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary:Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary lying in the catchment area of Subarnarekha River and adjoining Purulia District of West Bengal, this wildlife sanctuary with an area of 193.22 Sq. Km. The forests here are mostly Dry Mixed Deciduous with few Dry Peninsular Sal, the main tree species being Terminalias, Jamun, Dhaura, Kendu, Karam etc. The sanctuary is very much favoured by the Elephants due to availability of water even during summer. Leopard, Barking Deer, Mouse Deer, Sloth Bear, Monkey, Giant Squirrel are abundant here.
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