Places to visit in Ranchi
Gonda Hill and Rock Garden : is situated at a distace of about 4 kms from Ranchi town on Ranchi Kanke Road . Rock garden is carved out of the rocks of Gonda Hill. At the base of the Hill is Kanke dam. The Rock Garden is a picturesque picnic spot.
Machli Ghar : There is a fish aquarium in front of Governor House. It has many species of fishes.
Muta Crocodile breeding centre : is situated at a distance of 23 km from Ranchi on Ranchi Ramgarh Road near Ormanjhi. There are around 50 crocodiles.
Birsa Jaivik Udyan : is situated at a distance of 16 km from Ranchi in Ranchi Ramgarh Road near Ormanjhi. Many species of animals,trees and plants can be seen here.
Tagore Hill : The Morhabadi Hill famous as Tagore Hill is an important tourist spot. The elder brother of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore has built a house (Shantidham) on the hill.
At the bottom of the hill is Ramakrishna Mission Ashram.
McCluskigunj : It is famous for European style bungalows and a tribal museum.
Tribal Research Institute and Museum : Located in Morhabadi . It shows tribal culture of Chotanagpur plateau.