Bokaro Steel City is neither a metropolitan city nor a city that has a great historical background; yet it is a city that beckons hundreds of tourists every year, not only from India but also from abroad. The city enchants its tourists with simple but beautiful flora-fauna, the gigantic and epic steel plant which is the first one post Indian Independence, enticing and beautiful temples in and around the city and markets in the city that is every tourist’s destination for an indifferent shopping experience.
Besides the usual tour, one can savor the fun that the city beholds for its citizens. One can enjoy shopping at mall, watch movies at multiplex or relax at a spa. In short, Bokaro provides every tourist a range of activities to choose from and enjoy their time.
Bokaro Steel Plant - A Visit To The First Steel Plant Of The Independent Nation
Bokaro is primarily known for its first ever steel plant. It is one of the largest steel plants of the country, which has an output capacity of more than five million tonnes of steel. At present, the plant is undergoing a modernization program. Due to increasing demand of steel over the years, all the blast furnaces of the company are operational together.
This is a must visit because by just looking at the gigantic plant itself gives the pride of being associated with it. Visit the prime sites and know the basics of steel manufacturing.
Temples in Bokaro
What a perfect way to begin the day by visiting the oldest but the beautiful temples of the city. Bokaro has numerous temples to visit which were built centuries ago and still people visit and follow the traditions like they were always a part of it. So one can begin with the famous Jagannath Temple, Aiyappa Mandir, Rajrappa Mandir, Buddha Vihar, Ram Mandir and Kali Baari.
Shopping in Bokaro
It is the shopping hub of the city and has ample parking space and wide market roads. The city centre is a one stop for everything from clothing, electronics, food joints and has all major Indian banks. Lately, new coaching institutes, small clinics and hospital has become a part of this market. The shops range from electronics, modern day wears souvenirs to other shopping items. One can also visit Chas for the shopping of traditional items.
Bokaro Ispat Pustakalaya - Exploring The Greatest Library
Bokaro Ispat Pustakalaya is the biggest library of the city. It has a collection of 40,000 books which includes some of the most important manuscripts. These books meet the reading requirements of the people of all ages in the city. It is located near Bokaro Hotel and is managed by the Bokaro Steel Plant Management.
A Visit To The Biggest Zoological Park In Jharkhand
The park was built in the late 1980’s and is the biggest zoological park in Jharkhand. The park has animals and birds from different parts of the world and the main attractions are White Tigers, Royal Bengal Tigers and Asiatic Lions. There is also an artificial lake for boating, a dam and also a kids’ corner near the bear cage. In all, the park has something for its visitors of all age groups.