Even though Jamshedpur is an industrial city, the city has loads of attractions, lakes, and sanctuaries. Don't forget to shop at the fancy market in Jamshedpur!
Touted as the first well-planned city of the country, Jamshedpur was founded by the late Jamshedji Nausherwanji Tata. The city of Jamshedpur leads even big metros like Mumbai in terms of efficient town planning and ranks 28th from over 35 million cities world over. Home to India’s largest and oldest Iron and Steel industry, Jamshedpur plays a vital role in steering Indian economy to its peak. Fed by the waters of Subarnarekha and Kharkai and surrounded by the picturesque Dalma Hills, Jamshedpur is blessed with salubrious climate and a wealth of natural resources. Also known as Tatanagar, Jamshedpur is a unique city which offers the best of aesthetic pleasures as well as robust trade and commerce.
Best Time to Visit
Jamshedpur is a landlocked and hilly region which experiences nearly
constant temperature throughout the year. The average temperature lies
somewhere close to 27°C with ample rainfall during the monsoon season.
Ideal time to visit Tatanagar is between the months of October and
Must See Attractions
Jamshedpur is truly a tourist’s haven since it has been architected with great attention and deliberation. The city offers all sorts of sightseeing options and tourist attractions. The pick of the lot is Jamshedpur’s famous Jubilee Park. We suggest you get your feet ambling around the splendorous scenic lands of the park right on day one. The Mogul Garden, Rose Garden and children’s Amusement park offer immense pleasure to visitors of all ages. It would be ideal to spend half a day basking in the park with loved ones.
The next spot you ought to head to is the beautiful Dimna Lake. It is actually an artificial lake created by Tata Steel which serves as a crucial water reservoir as well as a center for recreational activities. The tranquil waters and lush greenery surrounding the lake make Dimna Lake an ideal spot for boating and picnicking. Spending a couple of hours here would be a rejuvenating experience for tourists.
The other fabulous spots to visit in Jamshedpur are the Bhatia Park, Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary, Ma Bhuvenashwari Temple, Rivers Meet, Hudco Lake and Russi Modi Center for Excellence and Sir Dorabji Tata Park. You can visit all these spots on day two since they are situated pretty close to the city.
Jamshedpur is well-connected by road, rail and air. There are several
Deluxe buses operated by State transport which ply from Jamshedpur to
all the neighboring cities, mainly to Kolkata. Tatanagar is a bustling
railhead with direct trains connecting all major cities like Delhi,
Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram. Sonari
Airport is located in Jamshedpur catering to national and international
Since Jamshedpur is an important industrial center, there are several
private budget hotels, business-class accommodations, guesthouses and
recreational centers. The cost of staying in any of the private hotels
can range between 1000-3000 INR per day.
Since Jamshedpur is a thriving commercial hub, there are plenty of shopping markets like Sakchi Market, Bistupur, Jugsalai and Sanjay Fancy Market. There are also big shopping malls like Shopper’s Square housing international brands. You can do your shopping on the third and final day of the trip for about 4-5hours and finally head home.
Planning Your Trip
We recommend you to spend at least 2 nights and 3 days in Jamshedpur to have a fulfilling experience of the Steel City. The total cost of the trip may sum upto 8500 INR for a three day trip inclusive of accommodation. So, come and invest your happiness in Jamshedpur- the Steel City!
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