Jharkhand temples abound in rich cultural tradition and of the most
famous temples in Jharkhand the Baidyanath temple in Deoghar is
regarded as one of the twelve Jyotirlingas in the country and an
immensely revered place of worship for the devotees of Lord Shiva. The
Jagannath Temple in Ranchi is also one of the popular Jharkhand
temples and looks quite similar to the famous Jagannath Temple of
Puri, but little less in size. The famous Rath Yatra of the Puri
Jagannath temple is also celebrated exactly the same time here with
the same fervor.

Some of the Temples in Jharkhand date back to the Mughal era. As many
as 36 of the temples destroyed by the vagaries of nature, in the calm
village of Maluti around 55 kilometers from Dumka, there are around 72
Jharkhand temples remaining; dedicated to the Lord Siva, these famous
Jharkhand temples attract many tourists from different parts of the
country. All these famous temples Jharkhand are constructed in
‘Terracotta’ and are popularly called as ‘Gupt Kashi’. Similar in
disposition to the famed Sun temple of the Orissa, there exists in
Jharkhand, a Sun temple about 39 kilometers from Ranchi on the Tata
road. This famous Jharkhand temples is constructed in the shape of a
huge chariot dragged by seven life-size horses with 18 wheels. The
Digambar Jain temple located in the heart of the Ranchi is another of
the famous Jharkhand temples that is popular across the country.

Previously a part of the Bihar state, Jharkhand has come into
existence with effect from November 15, 2000 comprising an area of
74,677 square kilometers and a population for around 28 million. The
state’s capital is Ranchi, the famous industrial city and other major
industrial cities include Jamshedpur, Bokaro, Harizabad and Dhanbad.
Jharkhand is known as the land of jungles and bushes and true to its
name, large chunk of the state is still occupied by virgin forests and
has some of the most beautiful and picturesque locales.

Of the most spectacular and scenic places in Jharkhand, Chhotanagpur
village is a favorite tourist spot and is well known for virgin
landscapes, forests, waterfalls flora and fauna. Hazaribagh as the
name suggests is a land of thousand gardens and a famous hill resort;
at about the height of 2000 feet above sea level, this place has the
highest hill in the state the Parasnath which rises to a height of
about 4480 feet. The Parasnath Temple is the famous Jharkhand temples
revered high by the Jain’s and a popular tourist destination too.
Ranchi, once the summer capital of Bihar state, is a beautiful place
located 2,140 feet above sea level interspersed with spectacular
waterfall, hillocks, and industries and is a popular tourist
destination. Jharkhand’s attractions include the bewitchingly
beautiful Dassam Falls, Hundru falls, Tagore Hill, Nandan Pahar among
many others