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Top 5 attractions to explore in Dhanbad

Dhanbad district was constituted in 1956 by carving out the old  Dhanbad subdivision, Chas and Chandankiyari police stations of the Sadar subdivision of the erstwhile Manbhum district. Dhanbad is a Police district since 1928. The re-organization of the districts in the State of Bihar which took place after 1971 did not affect the district of Dhanbad. In 1991 a part of   Dhanbad district was sliced away to form Bokaro district.

Attractions in Dhanbad

Bhatinda WaterfallBhatinda fall, Bhawardaha, Jharkhand 828129, India

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.

Birsa Munda ParkHirak Road, Nawadih, Dhanbad, Jharkhand 826004, India

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.

Maithon DamMaithon Dam, Kenjapahar Ist part al, Jharkhand 828207

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

Panchet DamPanchet Dam, Tantloi, Jharkhand 713324, India

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.

Topchanchi LakeTopchanchi Lake, Topchanchi, Jharkhand 828401

Topchanchi Lake is an interesting tourist spot in the Dhanbad district of Jharkhand. Situated on the National Highway 2, it is located at the Golden Quadrilateral. Dhanbad Railway Station is 37 km from the lake and Bokaro is 41 km. Though the lake is an artificial one, its green surrounding amidst forests and hills makes it an ideal picnic spot. It is also in demand for sound and serene vacations. It covers a total area of 214 acres.

Map of attractions in Dhanbad