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The eastern state of India, Jharkhand is a lesser explored destination which truly deserves a visit due to its rich natural beauty, culture and tradition, heritage, wildlife and more. The state which was once carved out of Bihar will let the tourists explore and learn about a mixed culture with a dominant tribal population.The state opens its door for the pilgrims, nature lovers and wildlife buffs with a wide array of tourist attractions and sightseeing places in all the popular cities, towns and villages. For those with religious beliefs, devotees will get an opportunity to bow their heads down at some of the religious shrines by visiting Ranchi, Deoghar, Jamshedpur, Rajrappa, Barharwa, Maluti Village and Ramgarh. Amongst all the temples of these destinations in Jharkhand the must visits where pilgrims can seek blessings include Baidyanath Jyotirlinga, Naulakha Mandir, Jagannath Temple, Maluti Temples, Bindudham, Deori Temple, Sun Temple, Bhuvaneshwari Temple, Maa Chhinnamasta Temple and more. Home to a number of heavenly waterfalls, pristine lakes and dams depicting the architectural excellence, Jharkhand offers the nature lovers the best sojourn to be cherished for a lifetime. There are numerous waterfalls, lakes and dams in the state of which the popular ones stand out to be Hundru Falls, Dassam Falls and Jonha Falls in Ranchi, Hirni Falls in West Singhbhum, Rajrappa Falls in Ramgarh, Ranchi Lake IN Ranchi, Dimna Lake in East Singhbhum, Hazaribagh Lake in Hazaribagh, Hudco Lake in Jamshedpur, Maithon Dam in Dhanbad, Khandoli Dam in Giridih, Charowah Dam in Hazaribagh, Kanke Dam in Ranchi and more.
Wildlife buffs visiting Jharkhand will enjoy the silence of the jungles while enjoying birdwatching and spot a wide variety of fauna. Of all the national parks and wildlife sanctuaries in Jharkhand, the must visits ones where tourists can head to include Betla National Park in Palamu, Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary in Jamshedpur, Hazaribagh Wildlife Sanctuary in Hazaribagh, Udhwa Lake Bird Sanctuary and more. Being an ideal place for rural tourism, Jharkhand will let one explore the rich culture, especially that belonging to the tribals. The fairs and festivals in Jharkhand depicts the vast cultural impact on the state.
The cattle playing an important role in the Jharkhand, travellers will get an opportunity to witness the Big Cattle Fair which is the much-celebrated festival here. Kunda Mela in Pratappur and Chatra Mela are yet another festivals of Jharkhand marked by the sale and purchase of cattle. Besides these, some other fairs and festivals of the state include Kundri Mela, Kolhaiya Mela, Tutilawa Mela, Lawalong Mela, Belqada Mela, Sangharo Mela and more.Coming to the cuisines of Jharkhand, it is not very much different from the neighbouring state Bihar. The mustard oil being the main medium of cooking here, the delectable cuisines of Jharkhand comprises of Litti Chokha, Pittha, Rugra, Chilka Roti, Bamboo shoots, Thekua, Dhuska, Mitha Khaja, Aaru Ki Sabzi, Sanai Ke Phool Ka Bharta and more. The must-try alcoholic beverages of the state include Handia and Mahua Daru.
The art and craft of Jharkhand is yet another aspect that is worth experiencing in the state which in anyway let the tourists indulge in shopping. Being a tribal state, Jharkhand excels in woodwork, bamboo works, tribal ornaments, toy making, metal work, pitkar paintings and stone carving. Getting an eye on the beautifully carved wood products and bamboo products will let the travellers learn about the craftsmanship of the locals here which is truly praiseworthy. Shopping from these handicrafts in Jharkhand will give a unique and exciting experience to tourists.