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Hazaribagh – The city of thousand gardens
The city of Hazaribagh is renowned across the country by the title of “The city of thousand gardens”. Hazaribagh falls under the premises of the state of Jharkhand and is particularly in Jharsuguda district. The city got its name from the combination of two words, one is the Hindi word Hazar, meaning one thousand, while the second is bagh meaning garden. Two prime attractions of Hazaribagh that are quite famous amongst the tourists include a health resort and Hazaribagh National Park.
Hazaribagh is the second largest coal reserve city in the entire state. The Hazaribagh Wildlife National Park is located at a distance of roughly 19 Kms from the district. The park is a must visit for all tourists, especially nature lovers, for taking a look at the charming and breathtaking views of River Koel and its streams that flow inside the national park. The park’s name has now been changed to Hazaribagh Sanctuary and is spread across an area of 184 square km.
Rajrappa temple is another must visit tourist destination here. The main deity worshipped in this temple is the goddess Chinna Mastika. The temple is located at the peak of a hill where Rajrappa Waterfall is located. One should also visit Telaiya Dam, Salparni, Barso Pani Park, Silwar temple, Kanhari hill, Harihar Dham, Narsingh temple and Hazaribagh Lake. Isco, which is the most ancient cave picture all across the world, has been recently found in the neighborhood of Hazaribagh. The cave is situated at a distance of 40 Kms.