Topchanchi (37 km)
Topchanchi is situated on the Grand Trunk Road. The places a beautiful artificial reservoir excavated in 1915 to supply water to Jharia. Occupying an area of 214 acres, the place is a famous picnic spot.
This is one of the most popular excursions from Dhanbad. One of the dams under control of the Damodar Valley Corporation, Maithon Dam is an engineering and architectural marvel. 48 km from Dhanbad, Maithon Dam is visited for its beautiful artificial lake that captivates picnickers in a large number.
Panchet Dam (54 km)
Thisis another dam under control of Damodar Valley Corporation. The dam is a major sightseeing attraction.
Bokaro (47 km)
This is India’s biggest steel complex of Bokaro. Apart from the steel plant of Steel Authority of India Ltd. (SAIL), other places of attractions in Bokaro are City Park and Garga Dam.