Noted for housing the country's largest steel plant, this industrial city makes for the perfect tourist stopover with its scenic parks, hills, dams and important temples. Lying amidst picturesque views of the Parasnath Hills and the nearby Satanpur Hillocks, the steel city attracts visitors with its mango, sheesham, kendu, jackfruit and sal trees. Bokaro lies on the southern bank of the Damodar river and has some great picnic spots. Perched at a height of 1,070 m, Lugu Pahar is the highest peak of Bokaro that offers panoramic views of the city. Start your trip in Bokaro with a visit to the scenic Garga Dam, which is located on the outskirts of the city. Another must-visit stop in Bokaro is City Park, which offers a range of activities for tourists. The well-maintained park houses an artificial lake where tourists can enjoy boat rides with their loved ones while admiring the beauty of the three islands lying within the lake. Take a toy ride in the park or just relax at the guest house and restaurant near the lake. An annual fair known as the Basant Mela is also organised at the park every year during the month of February. Bokaro is located at a distance of 110 km from Ranchi and can be easily reached by road.

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