Patratu dam is one of the most popular tourist spot of Patratu. This dam is used as a picnic spot. People observing Chatt puja also gather here. This dam is located 6 km far from Patratu city. The dam was constructed by the Indian greatest engineer and father of Indian engineer "Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya." This dam is about 40 km far away from Ranchi. Since 14 January 2010 boating facility has been started for the tourists visiting this place. This dam supplies water to Ramgarh cantonment area as well as the main reservoir of Patratu Thermal Power Plant (PTPS).
Patratu Valley is adorned with rich vegetation, lush green trees, red and violet flowers. The humming honey bees adds splendor to the scenic beauty of this place. The hills stretching along the Pithouria-Patratu are worth watching. The green saal, sakhuwa and bamboos with flowers adorn the Patratu Valley. The jingle of waterfalls and the small streams of water rushing through the stones is a spectacular sight for the tourists.
Tourist Spots in Patratu
There are many tourist spots in Patratu that are visited by many tourists all through the year. The Old Fort, Mallik Ibrahim Bayu Tomb, Purab Darwaza, House of Jagat Seth, Buddha Murti, Martyrs Memorial, Relic Stupa, Ancient Rajgir Ruins, Gopabandhu Statue, Jalan Palace, Paschim Darwaza, Alankar Palace, Gol Ghar, Vishwa Shanti Stupa are some of the places that serve as a tourist spot in Patratu.
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(Last Updated on : 05-09-2011)
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