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PLACES OF TOURIST INTEREST IN DHANBAD DISTRICT

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1. Charak Pathar The village is situated in GOVINDPUR development block. It is a very large ancient boulder of white stone. It derives its name from this stone.
2. Chati Gobindpur The village which also is located in GOVINDPUR development block, contains two ancient pillars which are locally associated with Emperor Asoka and the Afghan Chief Sher Shah.
3. Gopalpur The village lies in Nirsa-cum-Chirkunda development block. It contains an ancient pillar  said to date back to the time of Emperor Asoka. There is also a large stone image said to be of Asoka himself.
4. Jhinjhipahari The village is situated in Baghmara development block . It is said that an ancient temple of Lord Shiva was found when the mines here were being worked.
5. Meva The village is situated in Nirsa-cum-Chirkunda Block . It contains ancient pillars said to date back to the time of  Emperor Ashoka. There is also a large stone image said to be of Ashoka himself.
6. Panrra The village which also lies in Nirsa-cum-Chirkunda Block, it said to have derived its name from the Pandavas. According to local legend the Pandavas spent some period of their exile in hiding at this place. The village contains an ancient temple of Lord Shiva known as Pandeweshar Mahadev. The temple is believed to have been constructed by Hindu King at a much later day.
7. Chark - Khurd. The village, situated about 10 Kms from Tundi on the Dhanbad- Govindpur -Giridih Road, is noted for its hot spring .
8. Topchanchi The village is the headquarters of the development block being the same name. It is situated on the Grand Trunk Road. The Parasnath Hill is located nearby. The Topchanchi Water Reservoir spreads over an area of  214 Ac. It is a noted picnic spot.
9. Maithon It is census town situated about 48 Kms. From Dhanbad and 5 Kms. From Kumardubhi Rly. Station . The Maithon Dam and Hydel Power Stations are located in this town.
10. Panchet This is also a census town situated 9 Kms. South of Chirkunda and about 54 Kms. South east of Dhanbad. The Panchet Dam, around which the Township has developed, is located here.
11. Jamadoba There is a water filter plant of M.A.D.A (Mineral Area Development Authority ) from where water supply is being made to Dhanbad District.

 

 

 

 
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