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Ranchi is the capital of the Indian state of Jharkhand.


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Contents 1 Get in 1.1 By plane 1.2 By rail 1.3 By road By plane[edit] 23.31416785.3216671 Birsa Munda Airport (IXR  IATA Ranchi Airport) (in Hinoo, approximately 7 km from the city centre and 1 km from the nearest Hatia railway station).   (updated Jun 2020) AirAsia India operates daily from Bangalore and Delhi Air India operates a daily flight from Delhi. Alliance Air operates daily from Bhubaneswar, Jharsuguda, Raipur and Kolkata. Go Air operates daily from Delhi, Bangalore and Mumbai. IndiGo operates daily from Bangalore, Delhi, Hyderabad, Indore, Kolkata, Mumbai and Patna. Vistara operates daily from Delhi. By rail[edit] Ranchi is connected by rail to important places all over the country. Hatia is a station next to Ranchi and serves as terminus for many of the trains. Given below are some of the convenient trains. The first number is for the train from Ranchi and second for the train to Ranchi. Daily trains: 8616/8615 Hatia Howrah Express 8624/8623 Hatia Patna Express 8622/8621 Hatia Patna Pataliputra Express 8611/8612 Ranchi Garhwa Banaras Inter-City Express 3352/3351 Dhanbad Bokaro Allepy Express *8601/8602 Hatia Jammu Tawi Express 5027/5028 Hatia Gorakhpur Mayurya Express 8451/8452 Hatia Puri Tapaswini Express 8608/8607 Ranchi Baidyanathdham Express. Other trains: 2020/2019 Ranchi Howrah Shatabdi Express (Except Sunday) 3304/3303 Hatia Dhanbad Inter-City Express (Except Sunday) 2439/2440 Ranchi New Delhi Rajdhani Express (Biweekly), 8603/8604 Hatia Delhi Jharkhand Swarna Jayanti Express (via Barkakhana) (Triweekly) 8605/8606 Hatia Delhi Jharkhand Swarna Jayanti Express (via Gomoh) (Triweekly) 8609/8610 Ranchi Lokmanya Tilak Express (Weekly) 2812/2811 Hatia Lokmanya Tilak Express (Weekly) 2835/2836 Hatia Yeshwantpur Express (Bi-weekly) 3403/3404 Ranchi Bhagalpur Vananchal Express (via Andal) (Triweekly) 3405/3406 Ranchi Bhagalpur Vananchal Express (Biweekly) 5661/5662 Ranchi Kamakhya (Guwahati) Express (Biweekly). By road[edit] Ranchi is well connected by a network of roads with all the neighbouring cities and towns. The distance from some important locations are as follows: Bokaro 110 km, Dhanbad 170 km, Jamshedpur 140 km, Chaibasa 130 km, Hazaribagh 100 km, Gaya 220 km, Patna 340 km, Barhi (on NH 2 Grand Trunk Road) 136 km, Rourkela 250 km, Kolkata 415 km. Bus connections are available from almost all cities and towns in the area. You can travel from Simdega, Chaibasa, Jamudag, Lohardaga and other places using Lily Travels Delux bus service from Ranchi City.


Top Attractions

23.3823285.320421 Aqua World (Machhli Ghar). An aquarium, game parlor and food court are worth seeing and good values.  23.3170185.281732 Jaganath Temple.  JSCA cricket stadium. Located in HEC area, world class stadium with modern facilities.  Nakshtra Van.  23.3752985.310953 Pahari Mandir. Located on a small hill, off Ratu Road which is about 2 km from Main Road. It gives an excellent 360-degree view of the city. A must visit.  23.4012285.337834 Tagore Hill, Morabadi (bout 5 km from the heart of the city). Tagore Hill is about 90 m (300 ft) above its base. The elder brother of Rabindranath Tagore, Jyotirindranath Tagore purchased the hillok Morabadi and built up an ashram after the suicide of his wife Kadambari Devi.  23.35561885.3351165 Yogoda Satsanga Society of India- Ashram (Yogoda Satsanga Sakha Math), Paramahansa Yogananda Path (Less than a km from Ranchi station), ☏ +91 651 2460071. 9AM - 5 PM. Paramahansa Yogananda, the author of Autobiography of a Yogi, began his life's work here. The natural beauty and peaceful atmosphere offer refreshment to mind and spirit. No.  (updated May 2020) 23.40785.346 Ranchi Science Centre, Tagore Hill Road, Near, Temple Rd, Chiraundi, Morabadi. The first science museum established in the state of Jharkhand. It houses several exhibits on astronomy, evolution and topics connected to the area such as coal mining.   (updated Jan 2021) 23.38353685.3854567 State Museum Hotwar, Hotwar Khelgaon Mega Sports Complex. An arts and cultural heritage museum showcasing Jharkhand's rich history.   (updated Jan 2021) 23.394385.33328 Tribal Research Institute and Museum, Tagore Hill Rd, Tetartoli, Morabadi, ☏ +91 651 255 1824. The museum is dedicated to the 32 tribal groups of Jharkhand and providing a platform to learn about many of the lesser known tribal cultures in the state.   (updated Jan 2021) Lakes and dams[edit] 23.3683685.318159 Ranchi Lake. Excavated in 1842, it is centrally situated. The lake has boating facilities.  23.4583885.5277510 Rukka Dam (Getalsud Dam) (8 km from booty more). A big dam on the outskirts of the city.It offers an excellent ambiance for picnic and recreation.  23.2796385.2588911 Dhurva Dam. A reservoir on the outskirts of the city. An excellent place to enjoy a scenic sunset view.  23.3998885.3045712 Kanke Dam.  Parks and gardens[edit] 23.4038585.3129813 Rock Garden. A beautiful place to hang out with friends, families, relatives and loved ones. Entry ticket ₹10 per adult. Vehicle parking facilities available.  23.1861485.2832414 Bhagwan Birsa Jaiwik Udyaan (Bhagwan Birsa Biological Park), Main Road, NH33, Ormanjhi, ☏ +91 94705 90734. This is an excellent biological park to visit.    Deer Park (16 km on Ranchi-Khunti Road).