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Telkupi - Things to Know Before Visiting

Telkupi, West Bengal, India

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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 Dam
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 Pahar
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 Dam
Maithon Dam26.97km from Telkupi

The Maithon Dam is a hydroelectric dam on the Barakar River in Jharkhand, India. The dam forms the Maithon Reservoir, which covers an area of 65 square kilometers. The dam is used for power generation and irrigation. As of 2016, the dam has a capacity of 60 MW. It is 4,789 meters long and 50 meters high. The dam has been credited with reducing flooding in the region.

Birsa Munda Park
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 Waterfall
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.

Biharinath Hill
Biharinath Hill35.19km from Telkupi

Biharinath is the second highest hill in the Bankura district of the sub-Himalayan range. It is a place where one can take a break from the daily busy life and simply rejuvenate one's mind and soul.

Where is Telkupi
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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.