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Jamtara- A perfect encounter with the tribal culture
Jamtara district houses the Jamtara city and both are located in the heart of the state of Jharkhand. The name of the city, Jamtara has been derived from two words, one is “Jama” meaning snake in a language called Santhali, while the other word is “Tara” meaning a hamlet or a settlement. Both these words when combined together denote Jamtara, meaning several snakes living in an area. Natural lush green surroundings enclose the city of Jamtara and are loaded with rivers, deep cliffs, waterfalls, thick forest cover and hills covered with greenery.
Jamtara has numerous spots where one can relax and rejuvenate his or her soul and spend quality time with family. Spending quality time in solitude with nature is sure to fill your mind and heart with peace. Parwat Vihar Park is a renowned tourist attraction of Jamtara city. This park is located at a distance of 5 km from the railway junction in Jamtara. It is loved by kids and one can witness the true beauty of sunset and sunrise at Parwat Vihar Park.
The tribal culture here is also worth witnessing. Jamtara city is visited by thousands of tourists each year and hence there are hotels, lodges, guest houses, etc. easily available to fit under the budget of people with varied budgets. There are many local shops and markets all across the city and you can easily pick up gifts, handicraft items or decorative pieces showcasing the rich cultural heritage of this popular city of Jamtara.