Comprising hillocks and lush forests, Dhanbad hosts vibrant festivals most of the year, some of which include, Vishwakarma Puja, Saraswati Puja, Durga Puja, Chhath, Deepawali, Holi, Eid, Moharram, Gurupurnima, Sarhul and Christmas. The main attraction in Dhanbad is the Maithon Dam that is built over River Barakar. This scenic site provides spectacular views of surroundings and sunsets. Tourists can also pay respects at the Kalyaneshwar Temple, dedicated to Goddess Shakti. Set against the backdrop of the Panchet Hills, Panchet Dam is a must-visit spot, which makes for an ideal picnic spot. The best time to visit is during monsoons. To enjoy a respite in the lap of nature, Bhatinda Falls are an ideal site. A popular picnic spot, they are surrounded by verdant hillocks and rocky boulders. Dhanbad lies at a distance of about 140 km from Jamshedpur.

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