Places To See
Places of interest in Jhargram:
Jhargram is the place where nature is seen in its full glory. The scenic beauty as well as Cultural heritage and traditions of Jhargram attract every one with warm welcome. It is that place where the rivers meet the hills, forest meets the water bodies. Sal, Mohuya and Peasal trees add to the charm of the place. It is a place of culture, tradition, rich heritage and natural beauty.
JHARGRAM RAJ PALACE
Jhargram Raj Palace is most important and precious attraction of Jhargram District. It is a big and well decorated palace with unique architectural attraction. This palace is the silent witness of huge historical incidents. This palace can be seen in many popular films too.
BANDORBHOLA TRIBAL INTERPRETATION CENTER
It a museum created by the state government with a focus on rich tribal art and culture. The Tribal Interpretation Centre is inside sal forest and about 1 km from Jhargram town. There is some cottage for the tourist and an open stage for cultural programmes.
JHARGRAM ZOOLOGICAL PARK
This small zoo is about 2 km from the town. This Zoological Park is run by the state forest department. Deer, snakes, crocodiles, Leopard, wolf, peacocks, bears, and various types of monkeys and several varieties of trees can be seen here. It is a good place to visit with children.
The temple is about 350-year-old. The stone idol of Savitri Devi is being worshipped by Molladev Royal family for several centuries.
KANAK DURGA TEMPLE
It is about 14 km away from Jhargram town. The century-old temple is located in the forest beside a small charming river named Dulung. Several uncommon species of trees, birds and monkeys can see here. There’s a spot called Kendua on the way to Kanak Durga. Migratory birds visit the area in winter. A half an hour visit through the dense forest gives a charming experience.
AMLACHOTI MEDICINAL PLANT GARDEN
7 kms from Jhargram town is this medicinal garden housing hundreds of medicinal plants and indigenous tree species. A must visit for nature lovers.
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It is about 7 km away from Rameshwar temple. The place is on the bank of Subarnarekha River. This forest land is considered the most holiest by the locals from ancient times. It is believed that this place was the ‘Ashrama” of great Valmiki of Ramayana. One can visit Lob-kush mandir, Sita kunda, Sita nala here.
It is about 22 km away from Gopiballavpur. The huge water body in the forest receives a large number of migratory birds during winter.
The town is on the banks of the Subarnarekha River near the Jharkhan and borders 40 km from Jhargram. The town houses a 600 year old Radha Govinda Mandir and a famous Shiva temple.
It is about 22 km from Gopiballavpur. Towering trees stand in pin-drop silence as sunlight filters through the leaves creating shadows on the ground. The serene ambience of the river and the forest will make every one speechless. The River Subarnarekha is surrounded by forests on both sides.