Giridih Sightseeing Places

Giridih Sightseeing Places

Giridih is headquarters of the Giridih district of Jharkhand state, India. The literal meaning of Giridih is the land of hills and hillocks – giri, a Hindi word, means hills and dih, another word of the local dialect, indicates land of. Before 1972, Giridih was part of Hazaribagh district.
Area: 87.4 km²
Weather: 32 °C, Wind E at 3 km/h, 54% Humidity
Population: 1.44 lakhs (2011)
District: Giridih district

Are you looking for Giridih Sightseeing Places list, they are under below:

1. Usri Falls

One of the most popular picnic spots, the Usri Falls are amid the gravelly Parasnath Mountains and a dense forest that provide a naturally peaceful environment. The falls drop about 39ft in three separate streams. Tourists as well as local people are found having a great time with their families and friends, enjoying the gushing sounds of the Usri River. The river is a tributary of the Barakar River and flows as a gorge through the mountains. The Usri Falls are possibly the most sought after location in Giridih.

2. Stevenson Memorial Church

Located in the Pachamba area of Giridih, the Archibald Tempton built the Stevenson Memorial Church in 1871. He visited the region to serve the tribal areas, and established a hospital. One of the doctors, William Henderson Stevenson, is the one the church is named after. Pachamba is an ancient location that tourists are often found in, to pay a visit to the well-known church.

3. Parasnath Hills

Among the best and most beautiful locations of Giridih and Jharkhand, the Parasnath Hills are famous for their scenic environment. On top of one of the hills is a Jain temple, which attracts a lot of devotees and tourists. Jains consider the temple to be one of the most sacred Jain temples, and often visit to pray, and also enjoy the surrounding. It has also become a popular trekking spot, and devotees walk up to the temple amidst the lush green trees and peaceful atmosphere.

4. Rani Sati Mandir

Close to the Usri Falls and amid the Parasnath Hills, is located a shrine known as Rani Sati Mandir. Devotees, who come to visit the Jain temple on top of the Parasnath Hills, also find themselves in the Rani Sati Mandir to pay their respects. Tourists too, are attracted to the pilgrimage site where annual festivals are hosted, albeit on a small scale.

5. Jain Museum

Located in Madhuban, which is fairly close to Giridih, the Jain museum contains a host of ancient, old scriptures, idols, and manuscripts. There is a telescope installed in the balcony of the museum, and tourists usually take a clear look at the entirety of the Parasnath Hills. Madhuban is a village housing a renowned temple, which is known to be over 2000 years old. It is a place of significance for Jain devotees, and the museum is another major attraction for them, as they find a lot of knowledge through the various scriptures and manuscripts.

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List of Waterfalls In India By Height

Waterfalls In India

Here is the list of 47 Waterfalls in India That You Must See. They are Vajrai Falls, Kunchikal Falls, Barehipani Falls, Nohkalikai Falls, Nohsngithiang Falls or Mawsmai Falls, Dudhsagar Falls, Kynrem Falls, Meenmutty Falls,
Thalaiyar Falls, Barkana Falls, Jog Falls, Khandadhar Falls, Vantawng Falls, Kune Falls, Soochipara Falls, Thoseghar Waterfalls, Magod Falls, Joranda Falls, Hebbe Falls, Duduma Falls, Palani Falls, Lodh Falls, Bahuti Falls, Bishop Falls, Chachai Falls, Keoti Falls, Kalhatti Falls, Beadon Falls, Keppa Falls, Koosalli Falls, Pandavgad Falls, Rajat Prapat, Bundla Falls, Vantawng Falls, Shivanasamudra Falls, Lower Ghaghri Falls, Hundru Falls, Sweet Falls, Agaya Gangai, Gatha Falls, Teerathgarh Falls, Kiliyur Falls, Kedumari Falls, Muthyala Maduvu Falls, Tirathgarh Falls, Langshiang Falls, Talakona falls, Kakolat Falls, Athirappilly Falls.

State of India where waterfalls location is situated is under below:

Maharashtra, Karnataka, Odisha, Meghalaya, Goa, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Mizoram, Andhra Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh.

Waterfall Height Location
1.Vajrai Falls 560 metres (1,840 ft) Satara district, Maharashtra
2. Kunchikal Falls 455 metres (1,493 ft) Shimoga district, Karnataka
3. Barehipani Falls 399 metres (1,309 ft) Mayurbhanj district, Odisha
4. Nohkalikai Falls 340m (1115 feet) East Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya
5. Nohsngithiang Falls or Mawsmai Falls 315 metres (1,033 ft) East Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya
6. Dudhsagar Falls 310 m(1017 feet) Karnataka and Goa
7. Kynrem Falls 305 metres (1,001 ft) East Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya
8. Meenmutty Falls 300 m (984 feet) Wayanad district, Kerala
9. Thalaiyar Falls 297 metres (974 ft) Batlagundu, Dindigul district, Tamil Nadu
10. Barkana Falls 259 metres (850 ft) Shimoga district, Karnataka
11. Jog Falls 253 metres (830 ft) Shimoga district, Karnataka
12. Khandadhar Falls 244 metres (801 ft) Kendujhar district & Sundergarh district, Odisha
13. Vantawng Falls 229 metres (751 ft) Serchhip district, Mizoram
14. Kune Falls 200 metres (660 ft) Pune district, Maharashtra
15. Soochipara Falls, Thoseghar Waterfalls 200 metres (656 feet) Wayanad district, Kerala, Satara district Maharashtra
16. Magod Falls 198 metres (650 ft) Uttara Kannada district, Karnataka
17. Joranda Falls 181 metres (594 ft) Mayurbhanj district, Odisha
18. Hebbe Falls 168 metres (551 ft) Chikkamagaluru district, Karnataka
19. Duduma Falls 157 metres (515 ft) Border of Koraput & Visakhapatnam districts
of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh states
20. Palani Falls 150 metres (490 ft) Kullu district, Himachal Pradesh
21. Lodh Falls 143 metres (469 ft) Latehar district, Jharkhand
22. Bahuti Falls 198 metres (650 ft) Mauganj, Rewa district, Madhya Pradesh
23. Bishop Falls 135 metres (443 ft) East Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya
23. Chachai Falls 130 metres (430 ft) Rewa district, Madhya Pradesh
24. Keoti Falls 130 metres (430 ft) Rewa district, Madhya Pradesh
25. Kalhatti Falls 122 metres (400 ft) Chikkamagaluru district, Karnataka
26. Beadon Falls 120 metres (390 ft) East Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya
27. Keppa Falls 116 metres (381 ft) Uttara Kannada district, Karnataka
28. Koosalli Falls 116 metres (381 ft) Udupi, Karnataka
29. Pandavgad Falls 107 metres (351 ft) Thane, Maharashtra
30. Rajat Prapat 107 metres (351 ft) Hoshangabad district, Madhya Pradesh
31. Bundla Falls 100 metres (330 ft) kaimur district bihar
32. Vantawng Falls 230 metres (750 ft) Serchhip district, Mizoram
33. Shivanasamudra Falls 98 metres (322 ft) Chamarajanagaradistrict, Karnataka
34. Lower Ghaghri Falls 98 metres (322 ft) Latehar district, Jharkhand
35. Hundru Falls 98 metres (322 ft) Ranchi district, Jharkhand
36. Sweet Falls 96 metres (315 ft) East Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya
37. Agaya Gangai 92 metres (302 ft) Namakkal, Tamil Nadu
38. Gatha Falls 91 metres (299 ft) Panna districtMadhya Pradesh
39. Teerathgarh Falls 91 metres (299 ft) Baster district, Chhattisgarh
40. Kiliyur Falls 91 metres (299 ft) Yercaud, Tamil Nadu
41. Kedumari Falls 91 metres (299 ft) Udupi district, Karnataka
42. Muthyala Maduvu Falls 91 metres (299 ft) Bangalore rural district, Karnataka
43. Tirathgarh Falls 91 metres (299 ft) Bastar district, Chhattisgarh
44. Langshiang Falls 85 metres (279 ft) West Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya
45. Talakona falls 82 metres (269 ft) Chittoor district, Andhra Pradesh
46. Kakolat Falls 50 metres (160 ft) Nawada district, Bihar
47. Athirappilly Falls 25 metres (82 ft) thrissur district, Kerala

 

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