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Waterfalls in Jharkhand
Waterfalls in Jharkhand comprises of Dassam waterfalls, Panch Gagh falls, Hundru Falls, etc that attract many tourists.
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 Waterfalls in JharkhandWaterfalls in Jharkhand are dotted with several waterfalls and streams that made the state a major attraction for thousands of domestic and international tourists. Some of the important waterfalls of Jharkhand have been mentioned below:

Panch Gagh Falls
Panch Gagh falls is located about 6 kms from Khunti. This fall consists of five streams which fall from a great height. The place also provides as a good picnic spot. The gushing waters of the fall serve as a good place to enjoy bathing. This spectacular place with five beautiful cascaded in a row that attracts many tourists to its pristine surroundings and calm atmosphere.

Dassam Falls
Dassam falls is located in a beautiful village named Taimara near Ranchi. It falls from a height of 144 feet, and the dashing waters splashing on the down earth is a marvelous sight. The scenic beauty surrounding the place also attracts many tourists. The Dassam water falls is also popularly known as Dasham Gagh.

Hundru Waterfalls
The `Hundru Falls` is located in Ranchi and is created on the course of the Subarnarekha River. It falls from a height of 320 feet creating the highest waterfalls of the state. At the base of the Hundru Waterfall, there is a pool, which serves as a bathing place and a picnic spot.
Waterfalls in Jharkhand
Jonha Falls
Jonha Falls is located at 40 Kilometers from Ranchi. It is also known as Gautamdhara, named after Gautam Buddha, who was a spiritual teacher from the Indian subcontinent, on whose teachings Buddhism was founded in India and spread all over the world. The fall can be admired by descending around 500 steps. The Kanchi River flows nearby. The area surrounding the falls is covered by a unique type of forest. A nearby Chamghati valley also attracts many tourists.

Rajrappa Falls
Rajrappa Falls is about 65 km from Ranchi. The falls are at the confluence of the Damodar River and Bhera River.

Hirni Falls
Hirni Falls is situated 75 km from Ranchi. It is encircled by deep forests and is noted for it surroundings, consisting of artistic landscapes.

Topchanchi is about 37 km from Dhanbad that it is situated on the Grand Trunk Road. The Topchanchi Water Reservoir spreads over an area of 214 acres. It is a noted picnic spot. This region is famous for Topchanchi Lake and Topchanchi Wildlife Sanctuary

Usri Falls
Usri fall is located on the Tundi road. It falls from a height of 40 feet in three separate streams. The place also serves as a famous picnic spot in Giridih.

Dharagiri Falls
Dharagiri Falls is one of the highest water falls in Asia. It falls from a height 20 ft high. This waterfalls is surrounded with some rural areas which are yet to be explored by the urban population.

Sadni Falls
Sadni falls is located on the Sankh River. These are one of the snake type water falls which add to the scenic beauty of the region. Located at a height of 934 m the water fall provides one of the best tourist spot in Jharkhand.

(Last Updated on : 28/02/2013)
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