Ranchi in a glance :
Ranchi is the capital of the Indian state of Jharkhand, and is the most populous city of the state. Here are a few places to visit in Ranchi.
Angrabadi Temple Complex :
Angrabadi Temple Complex is situated in Khunti, a small and serene village near Ranchi. The temple houses the idols of Lord Ganesh, Lord Shiva, Ram-Sita and Hanuman. This is a must-visit for tourists and devotees alike.
Birsa Zoological Park :
The Birsa Zoological Park, also known as Birsa Jaivik Udyan houses a wide variety of wild animals like lions, tigers, various kinds of deer etc. It is located on the Ranchi-Patna National Highway near Ormanjhi and is a must-visit for all wildlife enthusiasts.
Dasham Falls :
Dasham falls are situated in a beautiful village called Taimara near Ranchi and the Kanchi River. They stunningly cascade from a height of 144 feet and are surrounded by lush greenery.
Hudru Falls :
The river Subarnekha while flowing through Ranchi forms a lot of waterfalls, but the most beautiful of them is Hudru Falls. Falling from a height of 320 feet, the Hudru Falls create a spectacular landscape and is extremely popular with tourists.
Panch Gagh Falls :
Panch (means five) Gagh Falls is a stunning tourist destination which has five waterfalls cascading through tall and steep hills near the scenic village of Khunti. The foot of the waterfalls has a very calm and serene atmosphere and is an ideal location for picnics and weekend getaways.
Ranchi Lake :
Located at the base of the majestic Ranchi hill, this lake was constructed in the year 1842 by a British National Colonel Onsely. It is centrally located and has boating facilities.
Tagore Hill :
Tagore Hill is situated at an altitude of 200 feet in an isolated location where one find spend time in some peace and quiet. It is named after the famous poet, Nobel Laureate Rabindra Nath Tagore.
What to Eat in Ranchi : Ranchi provide a modest variety in its restaurants and local street food outlests and Dhabas. You can choose from local Jharkhand cuisine, a typical Indian menu and popular items of Chinese cuisine. One must indulge in the popular desserts as well as the Chaat found here. Other than this one might one might try popular items of the state such as Pua, Litti, Handia, Kanda, Aloo Chokha and Dubhni Roti.