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The landscape of Jharkhand is blessed profusely with natural elements of raw materials such as copper, iron, coal, manganese, mica, chroRanchi Citymites and bauxite, making the state a one of the biggest industrial area in the country. Here, there are two major steel plants located – one at Bokaro and one at Jamshedpur where you have Tata Iron and Steel Company (TISCO).

 

Hundru Falls
Hundru Falls are one of the most picturesque falls surrounding Ranchi. It is 45 km from Ranchi on the Ranchi-Purulia Road. Here, the Subarnarekha River falls from a height of 320 feet. The pools at the bottom of the falls are a favourite, popular picnic and bathing spots.

 

Jonha Falls
Jonha Falls also known as Gautamdhara is around 40 km from Ranchi. It is approachable by both road and train. The falls can be admired by descending around 500 steps. There is a tourist rest house which houses the temple of Lord Buddha. The river kanchi flows nearby.

 

Panch Gagh Falls
These falls are on Ranchi- Chakradharpur Road about 6 km from Khunti. This fall consists of five streams formed in a row due to the breaking up of the Banai River which falls from a good height. Cemented walkways connect the different cataracts, of which stream 2 is the most popular while 5 is the biggest, though a bit inaccessible.

 

Ranchi Hill And Pahari Mandir
This is one of the landmarks of Ranchi town. The Shiva temple is situated on the top of the hill also known as Pahari Mandir. At the bottom of the hill is Ranchi Lake. Ranchi Lake was excavated by Colonel Onsely in 1842.

 

Jagannathpur Temple
This temple is 10 km from Ranchi town. Jagannathpur temple was built in 1691 having a resemblance with architectural style of Puri temple. Thakur Ani Nath Shahdeo, of Barkagarh Jagannathpur built the temple. Rath yatra similar to Puri is held every year.