Ranchi is a picturesque place that is situated in the center of Chotanagpur. It was also known as the summer capital by the British and is still very popular for its scenic attractions, the huge barren rocks, stunning waterfalls and hillocks. Yes! You have heard it right! Ranchi is the hometown of Indian cricket captain Mahindra Singh Dhoni. Ranchi is today a very well developed city with all its attractions and beautiful natural beauty, it has become famous for the scenic attractions and also a significant place of the tribes where tourists can peek into their lives and study their ways of living.
Ranchi is the capital of Jharkhand and is known as the city of waterfalls and various lakes. It is surrounded by beautiful hills that leave the tourist spell bound with its rich green cover, vibrant flora and fauna and many places of importance that will never make you forget your visit to Ranchi. The streams, the hills of all size and shapes and the cascading waterfalls makes this a dream city that can be visited as many times as you wish. The city is ideal for the adventurous at heart and also for the relaxing people. There are many unexplored regions of the wildlife in Ranchi, which one can experience.
What to see
Various places of attractions make it one of the most popular spots when one comes to Jharkhand. If you truly want to know what Ranchi is like, one has to stay here for a few days to explore this beautiful quiet and dreamy town that can be visited anytime of the year.
Places like the Tagore Hill, is something that should not be missed. It is around 6 kms from the city and is situated at 300 ft high. The hill has memories of the legendary Tagore and therefore the name. He is supposed to have composed several poems here. Another attraction here is the Ranchi Lake, which is near to the GPO. The lake is full of natural beauty and has various attractions for the tourists.
Rock garden is also a beautiful spot that comprises of waterfalls, artificial garden, sculptures etc. The garden is unique in its own way and is definitely going to be loved by tourists. The other attractions are the 5 spectacular waterfalls that are within 40km from Ranchi. The Ranchi hill is another great spot with a holiday resort. You can also visit the Shiva temple here.
Ranchi is a mystique place that has an old world charm as well as modern structures.