Situated on the Gonda Hill in Ranchi district in the state of Jharkhand, the Rock Garden is one of the most visited places in the state. Located next to the picturesque Kanke Dam, the Rock Garden has been developed into an artificial garden, complete with waterfalls and sculptures. The Garden is one of the major facilitators of tourism in the Ranchi district.
Overview of Rock Garden
The Rock Garden of Ranchi is built on the lines of the Rock Gardens of Chandigarh and Jaipur. The sculptures in the Rock Garden of Ranchi were built out of the rocks of the Gonda Hill of Jharkhand. Aesthetically pleasing in appearance, the Garden strikes a perfect balance between the ancient and modern creativity of men.
Other than these, there is also a swing made of iron rod with two edges along with varied forms of sculptures and waterfalls that add to the beauty of this place. Being located in the heart of the city, the Rock Garden is a sanctuary for nature lovers and tourists in general.
Visiting Information on Rock Garden
The railway station at Ranchi is the nearest at a distance of about 9 km from the Garden and the Birsa Munda Airport of Ranchi is the closest at a distance of 14 km from the Rock Garden.
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