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Giridih

Places of Interest at Giridih

A very old and beautiful hamlet in the lap of hills and hillocks have been attracting visitors specially from Bengal.

Parasnath

The highest hill in Jharkhand, towering to an elevation of 4480 feet. The Parasnath Temple is considered to be one of the most important and sanctified holy places of the Jains. According to Jain tradition, no less than 23 out of 24 Tirthankaras (including Parsvanatha) are believed to have attained salvation here.

Baidadih


Noted for its large well, the whole water of this well contains important minerals which has medicinal use. A large annual fair is held here on the occasion of Laxmi Puja.

Dalgando

This village has a famous Shiva temple, where an annual fair is held here on the occasion of Shivaratri.

Khandoli

It is a famous picnic spot, situated on the foot of the hills about 8 kms north of Giridih railway station.

Madhuban

This village has a famous temple believed to be more than 2000 years old. The Somosharan temple and Bhomiyaji Asthan are very beautiful places of attraction.

Usri Falls

A famous picnic spot situated about 13 kms east of Giridih town.