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Location : East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand
Popular As : Steel City or Tatanagar
Attractions : Jubilee Park, Jubilee Amusement Park, Tata Steel Zoological Park, Sir Dorabji Tata Park, Rivers' Meet, Hudco Lake etc.
Best Time To Visit : September to May

Introducing Jamshedpur Jubilee Park
Jamsehdpur is a city situated in the East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand. Popularly known as the 'Steel City', Jamshedpur is the base of Tata Iron and Steel Co. Jamshedpur was founded by the late Jasmshedji Nusserwanji Tata and was named as Jamshedpur in 1919 in tribute to its founder. Set on the Chota Nagpur Plateau, Jamshedpur is surrounded by the beautiful Dalma Hills. The Subarnrekha and Kharkai rivers border the Northern and Western part of the city respectively. Also known as Tatanagar, Jamshedpur is one of the best and well planned industrial townships of India. Jamshedpur is dotted by acres of verdant parks and lush gardens and provide a pleasant retreat to the local people from the pressures of everyday life. One of the most scenic spots in the city is the Jubilee Park which has well-maintained gardens and fountains that lit-up every night. So, visit this charming city and enjoy a fine vacation.

How to Reach Jamshedpur
By Air : Jamshedpur has its own airport at Sonari, mostly used by corporate airplanes and for gliding lessons. Nearest commercial airports are located in Ranchi and Kolkata. Flights of Indian Airlines, Air Deccan connect Ranchi with Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai and other cities of India.

By Train : The railway station of Jamshedpur is known as Tatanagar which is an important railhead on the South Eastern Railway. Tatanagar is connected by several trains with major cities of India like Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai, Patna, Chennai, Ranchi etc.
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By Road : National Highway 33 and National Highway 2 connects Jamshedpur with most of the imporatant cities of India including Delhi and Kolkata. Regular deluxe and ordinary bus services are available from Jamshedpur to Ranchi, Patna, Gaya, Kolkata etc.

Local Transport : For local transport Mini Buses, Auto-rickshaws, Taxis and Cycle rickshaws are available in all parts of the city.

Places Where You Can Stay
Plenty of accommodation options are available in Jamshedpur ranging from luxury hotels to budget hotels. Equipped with the modern amenities the hotels of Jamshedpur provides a comfortable stay to guests. Some of the popular hotels of the city are Fortune Hotel Centre Point, Adityapur Guest House, Hotel Castle, Gangotri Hotel, Hotel Chankya, Hotel Grand, Hotel Hill View, Hotel Maharaja, Hotel Prakash, Hotel Vasundhra, Mansarover Hotel, The Boulevard Hotel, The Regent etc.

Tourist Attractions in Jamshedpur
Jubilee Park : Jubilee Park was presented by Tata Steel to the city of Jamsehdpur on the completion of its 50 years. The park was inaugurated in 1956 by Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India. Spreading over an area of over 225 acres the park is dotted picturesque flower beds and illuminated fountains. Jubilee Park has a special rose garden, a beautiful lake and an avenue of specially trimmed Ashok trees. The recently introduced laser show and the musical fountains inside the park is a unique, educative and entertaining spectacle. Jubilee Park is also a favourite place for morning walkers, joggers, cyclists and anglers.

Jubilee Amusement Park : Jubilee Amusement Park is a special gift to the children of Jamshedpur city. In fact, the park has redefined entertainment in the city and provides entertainment that was only available in the metro cities. The adjoining green hillocks and the waterbody provide a superb ambience for an outing or picnics. Here the children can enjoy games like whirling in the wind, dashing cars, rolling till the moon, derby riding, caterpillar ride and a 75-meter slide.

Tata Steel Zoological Park : A well-maintained park, Tata Steel Zoological Park is situated in one corner of the Jubilee Park. A variety of faunal species resided inside the park in conditions close to their natural habitat. Inside the zoo, the 'Safari Park' lies which provides the visitors a chance to take a drive through a wooded area where animals roam free and uncaged. Adjacent to the park is Jayanti Sarovar which offer excellent boating facilities alongwith idyllic scenery.

Sir Dorabji Tata Park : Situated near the Keenan Stadium, Sir Dorabji Tata Park hosts Jamshedpur annual flower show in December. When you reach the park, the well-manicured lawns and flower beds and beautifully lit fountains will mesmerize you.

Rivers' Meet : River's meet the beautiful confluence of the Kharkhai and Subarnarekha river lies at the northwest tip of the city. It is a popular picnic spot and people thronged the place in large number alongwith their family.
Dimna Lake
Hudco Lake : An artificial lake, Hudco Lake lies in the picturesque and hilly terrain of Telco Colony. The lake is a delightful spot for those who want to spend some pleasant time in nature's lap. Nearby is a hillock which provides a breathtaking view of the surrounding areas.

Bhatia Park : A beautiful park of the city, Bhatia Park is located at Shastri Nagar along the banks of the river Subernareka.

Keenan Stadium : Keenan Stadium is one of the most famous stadiums of India and many International cricket matches have been played here. Once Keenan stadium was considered the most beautiful cricket stadium of India.

JRD Tata Sports Complex : JRD Tata Sports Complex is a huge sports complex and it has a football ground and an eight-lane mono-synthetic track. In addition to football, facilities for other sports like tennis, table tennis, hockey, volleyball, handball, basketball, boxing and a modern gymnasium are available at this complex.
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Russi Mody Centre of Excellence (RMCE) : Russi Mody Centre of Excellence, a unique structure is located just outside the Jubilee Park. It houses many professional associations of Jamshedpur and the Tata Steel Archives, where you can see important documents related to the history of the Tata Steel Company and the city of Jamshedpur.

Tourist Attractions Around Jamshedpur
Dalma Hill and Wildlife Sanctuary : Dalma Hill is situated north of Subarnarenkha river, stretching 16 km from east to west. The steep slopes of Dalma offers excellent opportunities for trekking and mountain climbing. Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary sprawls over an area of 193 sq. km across the Dalma hill. You can spot the wild elephants, barking deer, sloth bears, leopards, tigers, porcupines etc. in this wildlife sanctuary.

Dimna Lake : Dimna Lake lies at a distance of 13 kms from the city centre, at the foot of the Dalma Hills. An artificial reservoir, Dimna Lake is an ideal spot for an outing or picnics. Dimna Lake is one of the main source for the city's drinking water and offers the facilities for water sports like jet-skiing/rowing.

Ghatshila : Situated 35 kms east of Jamshedpur, Ghatshila is the birth-place of late Bibhuti Bhushan Bandyapadhaya, a famous writer. Ghatshila is famous for Timber industries.

Musabani : Musabani is 40 kms from away from Jamshedpur and known for its copper mines.

Dasam Falls : Jharkhand's most beautiful falls, Dasam Falls is about 90 kms away from Jamshedpur on Tata - Ranchi road.

Shopping in Jamshedpur
Jamshedpur is a good place for shopping. You will find everything from A to Z in the markets of Jamshedpur. The city has a number of shops selling clothes, shoes, electronic gadgets and several other items. Most important markets of Jamshedpur include Bistupur, Sakchi Bazaar, Azad market, Plaza market, Kadma market, Kharangajhar, Agrico, Baridih market etc.

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