Giridih, Jharkhand

In the Indian state of Jharkhand, Giridih serves as the district's administrative center. The industrial and medical sectors of Giridih are well-known, together with the city's stunning natural surroundings. The Giridih Coalfield, one of India's first to be used for coal production, is located in Giridih.

Places to visit

  • Usri Falls : One of the most popular picnic spots, the Usri Falls are amid the gravelly Parasnath Mountains and a dense forest that provide a naturally peaceful environment. The falls drop about 39ft in three separate streams. Tourists as well as local people are found having a great time with their families and friends, enjoying the gushing sounds of the Usri River. The river is a tributary of the Barakar River and flows as a gorge through the mountains. The Usri Falls are possibly the most sought after location in Giridih.
  • Distance: Usri Falls is 15 kilometers away from Giridih

  • Rani Sati Mandir : Rani Sati Mandir is a temple located between the Parasnath Hills and the Usri Falls. Devotees who travel to the Parasnath Hills' top Jain temple also stop by the Rani Sati Mandir to offer their respects. Even though the annual festivals are only held on a small scale, visitors are drawn to the pilgrimage site.
  • Distance: Rani Sati Mandir is 57 kilometers away from Giridih

  • Jain Museum : Numerous old books, idols, and manuscripts can be found in the Jain museum. Visitors frequently get a clear view of the entire Parasnath Hills through the telescope that has been erected on the museum's balcony. A notable temple that is thought to be over 2000 years old is located in the village of Madhuban. For Jain worshippers, it is a significant location, and the museum is also a top draw for them because of the wealth of information included in the many scriptures and manuscripts.
  • Distance: Jain Museum is 29 kilometers away from Giridih

  • Stevenson Memorial Church : Located in the Pachamba area of Giridih, Archibald Tempton built the Stevenson Memorial Church in 1871. He visited the region to serve the tribal areas and established a hospital. One of the doctors, William Henderson Stevenson, is the one the church is named after. Pachamba is an ancient location that tourists are often found in, to pay a visit to the well-known church.
  • Distance: Stevenson Memorial Church is 3.0 kilometers away from Giridih

How to Reach

  • By Air - Giridih is not well connected by regular flights to other significant cities in the nation. Ranchi is home to the closest airport, which is 138 kilometers away.
  • By Train - Regular trains to Giridih are easily accessible from other significant cities around the nation.

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