Travel to Jharkhand to explore the hidden treasures of this paradise of India. A holiday tour of Jharkahnd gives you an experience of life, explore the tribal population and famous Buddhist temples, besides the other attractions - the major highlights of Jharkhand travel guide.
Jamshedpur, a major industrial centre of India, is known as the steel city of India. Set in picturesque surroundings, Jamshedpur has a chain of multiple industries. Also known as Tatanagar after the industrial conglomerate of the Tatas, it is a well-planned model township. A popular haunt is the Jubilee Park in the heart of the city, modelled on the lines of the Vrindavan Gardens in Mysore.
By Air :
Tatanagar is connected with Calcutta by Vayudoot Flights which in turn is connected to major cities in India.
By Rail :
There is Tatanagar Railway Station located on Howrah-Mumbai line, in Jamshedpur.
By Road :
Jamshedpur is well connected by road with all the major towns of Bihar.
Local Transport :
Mini Buses, Taxies, Auto Rickshaws and Cycle Rickshaws are available in all parts of the town.
Built in the lines of Brindavan Gardens of Bangalore, Jubilee Park is situated in the heart of city. Dotted with flowerbeds and illuminated fountains, this park is spread in some 225 acres. The park was presented by the Tata Steel Company to the citizens of Jamshedpur, in its Golden Jubilee Year. To commemmorate the birth anniversary of the founder of the huge Tata empire, on the 3rd of March every year, the resplendent fountains are illuminated that attract tourists from all over the world. Initially, the fountains were lit up every weekend.
Sir Dorabji Tata Park :
Manicured lawns and flowerbeds and brilliantly lit fountains give a delightful dash of colour to the park.
Hudco Lake :
Snuggled in the picturesque and hilly terrain of Telco Colony, the lake is an enchanting treat for those desirous of being in nature's- lap, within the city precincts.
Keenan Stadium :
This cricket stadium has been acknowledged by many visiting cricket teams as one of the finest in the country.
Tata Football Academy :
India's first football academy has an ultra modern gymnasium and imparts training based on international techniques to budding young footballers. The hostel in the sports complex can accommodate some 500 persons.
J.R.D. Tata Sports Complex :
This magnificent complex has an international size football ground with an eight-lane monosynthetic track. This is one of the best sports complex in India. Facilities for handball, volleyball, hockey and table tennis and a modern gymnasium are available at the complex. Based here, are the Tata Chess Centre and the Tata Archery Academy.