Overview:Dhanbad is one of the biggest industrial hubs of Jharkhand. Jharkhand earlier used to be part of Bihar which became independent state in the last decade. The largest coal mines of India are located at Dhanbad itself which provide the biggest employment to the people of Jharkhand and Bihar. After all Dhanbad is the Coal Capital of India. Industries of coal mining and steel making companies placed at Dhanbad are Tata Steel, Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL), Eastern Coalfields Limited (ECL) and Indian Iron and Steel Company (IISCO). Bihar has a historical past so does Dhanbad have. Mostly in news for its political representation Dhanbad has many other things also to offer its tourists.Dhanbad also has IIT in the city to provide best technical studies for the students of the state.Dhanbadis well connected with its nearby cities like Bokaro and Tata Nagar along with other states through Road and Railway. To travel within the city even cab booking in Dhanbad is also available. To reach Dhanbad you can even take car on rent in Ranchi.
Places to Visit:Dhanbad can also be called the city of temples as it has around 27 temples in all. So whenever you visit Dhanbad, do visit to its temples as much as you can. Besides that Dhanbad has various lakes and rivers, Dams and amazing villages to spend time in. Maithon Dam and Panchet Dams are the places you would definitely want to go which is around 40 Kilometers from Dhanbad. Topchanchi is an artificial lake in Dhanbad which can provide boating and bird watching experiences. And certainly go to watch Coal Mines if you have not seen before, it’s also a different experience. The villages you can go to visit in Dhanbad are like CharakPathar, ChatiGobindpur, Jhinjhipahari, Meva, Topchanchi etc.
Things to Do:Dhanbad is an industrial city, known for its treasures in form of Coal and other minerals; you should certainly go to see it. Besides that visits city’s temples, lakes and Dams will certainly make you holiday a unique one. Watch the purest form of Indian villages in Dhanbad. For road trips you can move towards Tata Nagar, Ranchi and Bokaro.
Popular places to visit:
· Maithon Dam
· Panchet Dam
· Topchanchi Lake
· Chark- Khurd