Jamshedpur Tourism

The steel city of Jamshedpur offers numerous picturesque locations for tourists to enjoy. While they can learn about the history and culture of the city by visiting the Russi Modi Centre of Excellence, for spending a beautiful day they can opt out to visit numerous parks located within the radius of the city. The city houses numerous beautiful gardens and parks such as Bhatia park, Jubilee Park, Sir Dorabji Tata Park etc.

Tourism in Jamshedpur

The city with Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary and Tata Steel Zoological Park serves as a perfect place for wild life enthusiast’s where they can found different species of many wild animals and birds. A strong bearer of Indian culture and religion, the city is also home to the famous Bhuvaneshwari Temple. With wide variety of options available to explore, the city of Jamshedpur is a tourist’s delight.

Jamshedpur Tourist Office

Tourist Zone,
No 8, Near Bhatia Basti, Ramkrishna Path, Kadma, Jamshedpur – 831005
0657-2306591, 0657-9334816685

Best time to visit Jamshedpur

Jamshedpur has generally a clear sky throughout the year. It has a tropical wet and dry climate and the average temperature is approximately 27°C. The Winters (November – Mid March) are not very cold in Jamshedpur. Many tourist activities can be carried out easily in this season. The Summers (mid-March to June) are very hot with maximum temperature reaching about 45°C. The city is not that much comfortable in the summer season. The city of Jamshedpur receives heavy rainfall in Monsoons (July to September).

The best time to visit the city is between October to March. The weather is pleasant in October which makes it ideal for sightseeing. The scenic beauty of the place gets highlighted the maximum in the Monsoons. While traveling in summer days, it is advisable to wear loose cotton clothes and carry sun protective items and water bottles.

Famous Tourist Destinations in Jamshedpur

Russi Modi Centre of Excellence

Places to visit in Jamshedpur

Constructed under the leadership of renowned architect Hafeez Contractor, this architectural beauty is located near the Jubilee Park in Jamshedpur. It was primarily designed to serve as an entrance to the Jubilee Park. However, today it houses many professional organizations of Jamshedpur. The most distinctive characteristic of this beautiful complex is the Archives of Tata Steel. This unique collection speaks about the origin and evolution of the one of the largest industries in the world, the Tata Steel. The center plays a vital role in enabling the management students to understand the management practices, the use of which can facilitate the creation and growth of an internationally acclaimed industry like the Tata Steel.

Bhatia Park in Jamshedpur

Located at the banks of the Subernareka River, this park is an enchanting option, if one is seeking some time away from the humdrums of the busy city life. It is a favorite among the local people for weekend getaways. The park is a nature lover’s delight due to the numerous shady trees and beautiful flowers present in the garden. The well-maintained park serves as a perfect venue for enjoying a day out with family and friends. The children can play their favorite sports on the vast expanse of green lawns and have a great time. The park is an ideal venue for relaxed moments.

Jubilee Park in Jamshedpur

This beautiful nature park is being operational since 1956 and is a favorite among the locals as well as tourists. An attractive part of the park is the Jayanti Sarovar. Due to the popularity of the ‘sarovar’, Jubilee Park is also known as the Jayanti Sarovar. With a huge coverage of about 237.75 acres of land, this famous park of Jamshedpur boasts of lush green vegetation, impressive illuminated fountains and a wide variety of beautiful flowers.

Parks in Jamshedpur

The Moghul Garden is a fascinating part of the park that allows people to spend quality time with the Mother Nature. Another attractive feature of the park is the beautiful Rose Garden which includes more than 1000 varieties of different colored roses. No words can describe the beauty of this garden. It also includes a magnificent horticulture garden containing hybrid plant flora. The park provides unlimited options to enjoy and relax. Along with the lush greenery, it also encloses an amusement park and a children’s park for the entertainment of children. These parks include swings, see saws, windmill, skating rings and many other rides. With these facilities, the Jubilee Park becomes a favorite destination for a fun-filled outing with family and friends.

Rivers Meet in Jamshedpur

The place where the two most important rivers of Jamshedpur, the Subarnarekha river and the Kharkai river meet is a popular picnic spot in Jamshedpur. It is known as Rivers Meet or Domohani. It is located at the North West region of Jamshedpur. This place is a beautiful spot which lot of scenic surroundings. There are many tall Eucalyptus trees and fascinating greeneries and flowers on the banks of the River’s meet. The spot provides a breathtaking view of the sunset. The cool environment of the River’s meet makes it a favorite destination among tourists in summer. It is a lovely destination for weekend getaways to feel rejuvenated in the cold, fresh air.

Sir Dorabji Tata Park

Named after the eldest son of Jamshedji Nusserwanji Tata, Shri Dorabji, this park is located close to the Keenan Stadium in Jamshedpur city. The features which make the park a favorite place among the tourists include lot of greenery, impeccable maintenance, mesmerizing flowers and illuminated fountains. The annual flower show which takes place in the city makes it popular among tourists. The show attracts thousands of local people and tourists from other states. The park offers a cool and calm getaway for the visitors.

Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary in Jamshedpur

Established in 1975 the Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary wildlife sanctuary is located at an altitude of 3000 feet. The coverage area is more than 193 sq km and this beautiful forest area is home to wild animals and bird fauna. Elephants, tigers, leopards, barking deer, porcupines, sambar and sloth bears are the animals which are usually spotted in this forest reserve. It is an amazing experience to see the wild life in its natural habitat. Many invaluable woody trees and plants are also found in the forest. The vast forest land is ideal for trekking expeditions. There is also a local Shiva temple inside the forest. This adds to the beauty of the forest.

Tata Steel Zoological Park in Jamshedpur

Wildlife in Jamshedpur

Located in the Jubilee Park in Jamshedpur, the Tata Steel Zoological Park is a prime attraction of the city. The zoo includes a good collection of wild animals and birds. It is a well-designed zoo which also has a safari park. It is an amazing experience to watch the animals in their natural habitats. The amazing splendor of the woody forests makes the zoo a unique place for nature lovers. Being close by to the Jayanti Sarovar it also offers pleasant options of boating and water sports activities.

Bhuvaneshwari Temple in Jamshedpur

The famous Bhuvaneshwari Temple of Jamshedpur is an excellent place to visit if someone is looking for spiritual concentration, meditation and rejuvenation. Situated at about 500 ft high in Jamshedpur, at a pristine location in the backdrop of a meandering stream, this temple appears to be a perfect abode of Maa Bhuvaneshwari, a form of Goddess Devi. The everyday prayers are enchanting and bring the listeners closer to god. Also known as TELCO Bhuvaneshwari Temple, the temple offers a panoramic view of the industrial city, TELCO factory and the surrounding villages.

Lakes in Jamshedpur

Dimna Lake in Jamshedpur

Situated at the foot hills of Dalma ranges, the Dimna Lake is an artificial lake constructed by Tata steel. This lake not only serves as the main source of drinking water in the city, but also as a water reservoir for the steel plant. The lake is a favorite among the tourists and locals who love to indulge water sports activities like jet skiing and rowing. Families love to do boating in the serene lake. The enchanting surroundings and the lush green trees provide shade make the place perfect for picnics. Location of some gardens nearby make the visit to the lake all the more exciting for adults as well as children.

Hudco Lake in Jamshedpur

Another beautiful lake in the city of Jamshedpur which significantly add to the beauty of the city is the Hudco Lake. It is an artificial lake located at the TELCO colony. Being located in a beautiful hilly landscape and close to Sumant Mulgaonkar, a fascinating garden in the hilly terrains, HUDCO Lake is a popular picnic destination among locals and tourists. The Sumant Mulgaonkar park also has an artificial waterfall that uses the water from the HUDCO Lake. The lush greenery around the lakes makes the whole area nature friendly and an ideal place for evening enjoyments and weekend vacations.

Where to Stay in Jamshedpur ?

Hotels in Jamshedpur

When it comes to spending some time in the steel city, every traveler has a plenty cater to all requirements. Whether a tourist is looking for a budget hotel, a deluxe hotel or a luxury hotel, the city has numerous options. The cost of staying in hotel varies from Rs. 600 to Rs. 1,500 to Rs 6,000 per night. Most of the hotels are equipped with modern facilities of internet connectivity, satellite phone communication, cable TV, round the clock room service, swimming pools, gyms etc. and offer a pleasurable stay.Some of the popular hotels in Jamshedpur include the following:

The Sonnet

Address: Inner Circle Road, Contractors Area,
Bistupur, Jamshedpur 831001, India
Phone: 91-33-66339000

Ginger

Address: Plot No 678 & 1008, Opp. Voltas Building,
Bistupur Main Road, 831001 Jamshedpur
Phone: 0657 666 3333
Fax: 0657 666 3336
Email: reservations.jamshedpur@gingerhotels.com

The Alcor Hotel

Address: Holding No. 4, Ram Das Bhatta, Bistupur,
Jamshedpur 831001, Jharkhand, India
Phone: 0657- 662-0001
Fax: 0657 662-0011
Email: reservation@alcorhotels.com

Fortune Park Centre Point

Address: 2, Inner Circle Road, Bistupur,
Jamshedpur - 831001, Jharkhand
Phone :0657-3988444
Fax : 0657-2226958

Yellow Tree

Address: 1st Floor, Swastik Prabha Aakash, Road No. 3,
Contractors Area, Inner Circle Road, Bistupur,
Jameshedpur, Jharkhand
Phone No.: 0657-2220392
Mobile No.: 0930447770
Email : info@yellowtreejsr.com
Website : www.yellowtreejsr.com

JK Residency

Address: New Kalimati Road, Beside Sakchi Gurudwara, Jamshedpur - 831001
Phone : 0657 6556999, 2235499, 2235599
Email : info@jkresidency.co.in
URL : www.jkresidency.co.in

Restaurants in Jamshedpur

The city of Jamshedpur offers traditional cuisine along with contemporary food items. A perfect place for food lovers, the city has some great restaurants and a tourist’s trip to the steel city is incomplete without tasting scrumptious dishes in these eating destinations.

Equinox

Address: The Regent Hotel, Inner Circle Road, Bistupur, Jamshedpur- 831001
Phone: (0657) 2226932

Novelty Restaurant

Address: Regal Mansion, Bistupur, Jamshedpur - 831001
Near Gopal Maidan, Kharkai Link Rd,
Jamshedpur, Jharkhand 831001
Phone:093 08 791020

Tahiti café, Beldih club

Address; Beldih Triangle, Northern Town,
Bistupur, Jamshedpur- 831001
Phone: 0657 2223439, 2143065
Email: info@beldihclub.com

Zirca

Address : Alcor Hotel, Holding No. 4, Ram Das Bhatta,
Bistupur, Jamshedpur, India.

Cinnamon

Address: C/O The Sonnet, Near Contractors Area,
Inner Circle Road, Bistupur, Jamshedpur - 831001
Phone: 0657-2226932, 09334817198

Dosa King

Address: 94 Om Plaza Contractors Area Bistupur,
Jamshedpur, Jharkhand,831001
Phone: 0657 2222 329

Glider’s Cafe

Address: Uliyan Loop Rd, Uliyan,
Jamshedpur, Jharkhand 831005
Phone:094 70 144444

Where to Shop in Jamshedpur ?

Shopping in Jamshedpur

Shopping is an inevitable part of traveling. Jamshedpur with a wide range of big and small markets in it repertoire is a pleasure for shoppers who are looking for the best products and best deals. The major markets in the city of Jamshedpur are the following:

Bistupur Main Market

The Bistupur Main market includes shops dealing in almost everything from jewellery, cars to electronic goods and garments. It also includes some eating joints like Quality, Mid-Town, etc.

Kamani Center

The Kamani Center is a shopping center situated in the biggest market of Jamshedpur. With hundred shops in four floors, the center mainly caters to clothing requirements of tourists.

Akashdeep Plaza

This shopping complex consists of about two hundred and fifty shops dealing with wide variety of consumer goods. From branded apparels to electronic items you can buy all and more in this part of Jamshedpur.

Sakchi Market

This one is a favorite among the lower middle class segment of the society. It includes shops dealing with almost every possible consumer products at reasonable prices.

Jugsalai Market

This is wholesale buying market of Jamshedpur. Everything from household goods to other articles can be bought in bulk.

Telco Market

This important market also provides the consumers a wide variety of choice in basic and luxurious products.

How To Reach Jamshedpur ?

Airways

Jamshedpur has a small airport called the Sonari Airport where smaller size aircrafts can land. Since August 2010, Deccan Charters has been running three daily flights to Kolkata from the airport. The airport also includes a flight training school and simulator center for commercial pilots called Alchemist Aviation, previously known as Tatanagar Aviation.

Transportation in Jamshedpur

Tata Steel and TRIL have entered into a joint venture to set up a 600-acre (2.4 km2) Greenfield airport on the outskirts of Jamshedpur in Adityapur-Seraikela region. The new airport is expected to be of international standard with a 10,000 ft runway and it is going to have the capacity to allow commercial airliners such as the Airbus A320 to land and take off. 90% of the airport’s land is government owned and the rest 10% is under private ownership. The project is facing opposition from the local villagers.

Not very far from the city are two main airports; Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Domestic & International Airport at Kolkata (260 km) and Birsa Munda Airport at Ranchi (130 km).

Sonari Airport

Address: Airport Road, Sonari, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand 831011,
Sonari Airport Area, Sonari, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand 831005
Phone: 0657 230 6775

Railways

The main railway station of Jamshedpur is named after the most prominent industry of the city, The Tata Group and called the ‘Tatanagar Junction’. The railway junction is situated on the Chakradharpur division, of the South Eastern Railway. It is one of the most important stations of the state of Jharkhand and runs trains to all the major cities of India, viz., Dhanbad, Chennai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Alappuzha, Mumbai, Amritsar, Vishakapatnam, Delhi, AJabalpur, Patna, Ahmedabad, Nagpur, Kanpur, Ranchi, Pune, Jammu, Guwahati, Bhubaneshwar etc.

Tatanagar Junction
Address: Station road, Jugsalai, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand
Phone : 0657-2423026
The city of Jamshedpur also has railway stations at Adityapur, Salgajhari, Gamharia, Kandra, Birajpur and Govindpur.

Roadways

National Highways 2, 6, 32, 33 passes through Jamshedpur connecting it to various other parts of the country including Kolkata, Delhi and Mumbai. 4 lane Expressway is often preferred by those opting to travel distant locations via roadways. There is regular bus services from Jamshedpur to Ranchi, Kolkata, Bihar, Orissa, Dhanbad, Bokaro and other places.

Local transport in Jamshedpur

The local people use buses and auto-rickshaws to move around the city. The city bus services are facilitated under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) scheme which was launched in March 2009. The city has two bus depots at Agrico and Baridih.
The buses under JNNURM are equipped with modern equipment like GPS, electronic sign boards and computerized vending machines. The state government has also introduced around 50 LFB buses under the scheme. There are also about 250 private mini buses operating in the city.

Last but not the least, the people of Jamshedpur are loving and helpful. The government is trying its best to curb Maoist menace in the state so that safe tourism can be encouraged in the state of Jharkhand.


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