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Nestled in the state of Jharkhand in eastern India, Bokaro Steel City is an abode to the largest steel complex. This industrial city is the headquarters of the Bokaro district of Jharkhand. The city goes well with its name as it houses one of the major steel plants.

Once had been a remote area, now is developed into a fast pacing city. It is believed that the transformation of the city was the idea and vision of Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru. Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru with Soviets planned and accomplished the first Swadeshi steel plant of India. The Bokaro Steel Plant was envisaged in 1959 and it established in 1965.

With the erection of the plant, the area turned into a township within a span of three decades. At present the city has been developed into the educational hub of Eastern India. The city is just at a distance of 47km from Dhanbad on the southern bank of the River Damodar, which goes along with the Dhanbad-Ranchi Highway. Bokaro travel and tourism is a popular among the Indian and foreign tourists alike and for that the Bokaro tour packages are a perfect way of exploring the splendor of the destination in Eastern India.

General facts about Bokaro
Location: Eastern India
Altitude: 210 m
Language: Hindi, Bengali, English
Climate: Humid and sub tropical
Major Attractions: Buddha Vihar, Gayatri Mandir, Sai Baba Sansthan
Ideal Time to Visit: October to March

Tourist sightseeing in Bokaro
Placed on the Chhota Nagpur Plateau Bokaro Steel City offers with the picturesque valleys and streams. The major tourist attractions include Garga Dam and Parasnath Hills, which are admired for their natural beauty and serenity.

Undoubtedly, Bokaro Steel Plant stands as the chief attraction of Bokaro. There are many major religious spots in Bokaro such as Aaiyappa Mandir, Ram Mandir, Jagannath Temple, Kali Mandir, Buddha Vihar, Gayatri Mandir, Sai Baba Sansthan, Pupunki Ashram, etc. Other places to visit in Bokaro Steel City are Jawaharlal Bokaro City Park, Nehru Biological Park, Chas, Tenughat, Pindrajora, Siwandih, Rajrappa, etc.

Climate of Bokaro
Bokaro Steel City experiences a tropical climate. Here, winters are dry and cold with hot and humid summers. Monsoons bring heavy showers on the land. The best time to visit the city is in the months of October till March.

How to reach Bokaro

Bokaro by Air: The nearest airport to the city is at Ranchi which is 118 km.

Bokaro by Rail: The city has an extensive railway network of trains that connects it with the rest of the country.

Bokaro by Road: The city is connected with all the cities of the state as it possesses a very good network of roadway service.

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