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Telkupi

Telkupi, West Bengal, India

Outdoors- Other
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Old Ruins

About Telkupi

Telkupi is a submerged location of archaeological interest in the Purulia district of West Bengal, India. The area, along with most of the temples situated there, was submerged in 1959 as a consequence to the construction of a dam across the Damodar river at Panchet in Dhanbad district, then in Bihar.



Attractions near Telkupi

Panchet Dam14.22km from Telkupi

Panchet Dam was the last of the four multi-purpose dams included in the first phase of the Damodar Valley Corporation. It was constructed across the Damodar River at Panchet in Dhanbad district in the Indian state of Jharkhand, and opened in 1959.

Panchet Dam14.34km from Telkupi

Panchet Dam was the last of the four multi-purpose dams included in the first phase of the Damodar Valley Corporation. It was constructed across the Damodar River at Panchet in Dhanbad district in the Indian state of Jharkhand, and opened in 1959.

Joychandi Pahar16.87km from Telkupi

Joychandi Pahar is a hill which is a popular tourist attraction in Purulia district. A beautiful viewpoint , trekking area, rock climbing and so more.

Maithon Dam26.97km from Telkupi

This dam was specially designed for flood control and generates 60,000 kW of electric power. There is an underground power station, the first of its kind in the whole of South East Asia. The dam is constructed on the Barakar River. The lake is spread over 65 square kilometres

Birsa Munda Park26.99km from Telkupi

Birsa Munda Park is the only park in Dhanbad and it is counted among the attractive placesnearby which attracts people from all age groups. It has walkway, leisure area, play area, toy train, various rides for children, canteen and plants of different species spread over 21 acres of land.

Bhatinda Waterfall28.72km from Telkupi

The Bhatinda Falls is a powerful and picturesque waterfall that cascades over pronounced rock formations. Also known as the waterfall of Moonidih, it is located at a distance of 14 km from the Dhanbad Railway Station. It makes for an excellent picnic spot for groups looking for a quick and refreshing getaway. Surrounded by lush greenery and rugged hills, the falls offer a captivating sight to the onlookers.

Where is Telkupi

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Purulia6 attractions

Purulia district is one of the twenty-three districts of West Bengal state in Eastern India. There are so many tourist places in and around the district.