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Dhanbad, where the famous bollywood movie Gangs of Wasseypur is based in, the city has a rich history of growth, urbanisation and migration of people. It is the most populated city of the twenty-four cities of Jarkhand state. Situated amidst the Chhotanagpur plateau, Dhanbad is the coal-capital of India. It houses 112 coal mining factories in the country including some of the biggest coal mines like TATA and IISCO. What is also famous about Dhanbad is that it has second largest railway division in the country. It shares its boundaries with West Bengal in the East and Bokaro in west. Dhanbad is also a hub of education with ISM, BIT and PMCH. Dhanbad has a transitional climate from winters to summers. Therefore, the best time to visit is in between the months of October and February. Dhanbad has lot of beautiful places for tourists to visit around. Bhatinda waterfalls surrounded by lush greenery situated near Moonidih is great attraction for tourists. The famous Birsa Munda Park is an ideal destination for picninc and lunches. Panchet Dam is another picnic destination. Topchanchi Lake nestled between forest hills is a retreat from the monotony of city. Maithon Dam, the biggest reservoir in Damodar Valley Corporation, is a beautiful work of infrastructure and is called Mother's abode. Apart from the tourist attractions, one should also visit the coal mines which are the gems of this city.

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Aayush Singh
Aayush Singh
Must place to visit near Dhanbad
Apr 28 2016
Near Dhanbad are some of the best places to visit. Maithon Dam is a must visit with excellent scenic beauty. Second is the holy visit to Kalyaneswari temple. I drove from Kolkata for 1 day trip to Maithon Dam & Kalyaneswari temple. I stayed at ...... read more
Birendra Kumar
Birendra Kumar
Sep 23 2014
Dhanbad is the city renowned for its mineral reserves.. Located in Jharkhand , the place is almost equidistant from Ranchi and Jamshedpur. There are numerous malls along with shopping centers. Dhanbad boasts of its scenic beauty as there are many wat ...... read more