Sun Temple of Ranchi


This article has been penned with the motive to make the people aware about the beautiful city of Ranchi. The topography, the culture, the surrounding, the languages, the climate, and the worth seeing place in Ranchi. This article also has the basis knowledge about the traveling within the city of Ranchi.

Ranchi is the present capital of Jharkhand which is has the scenic beauty of the Chota Nagpur Plateau. The name Ranchi is derived from ‘Archi’ a word of Nagpuri language which means the ‘Bamboo Forest’.

Location of city of Ranchi and the topography


Ranchi is 2,140 ft above the sea level. Ranchi has red soil and forests, which has many magnificent water falls. The topography of Ranchi is full of lush green mountains, barren rocks, green valleys and in other words it is termed as hub of waterfalls.

Ranchi has natural beauty with calm and serene atmosphere and great hilly safaris. The worth visiting destinations in Ranchi are the Ranchi Hills, Jonha Falls, Kanke Dam, Tagore Hills, Ranchi Lake, Jagannath Temple, Hundru Falls, Hatia Museum and the most famous the Tribal Research Institute and Museum.

Ranchi is a place which is popular for its divine hospitality, exquisite tribal culture, the heavenly beauty. The modern development and the natural beauty keep the visitor mesmerized. The forests around Ranchi have variety of trees and wild animals. These forests consist of Sal, Simul, Maugha and Gambhar trees and variety of Dears, Nilgai, Bears, Sambar and Chital are the some animal which can be seen here.

Ranchi is as mentioned hub of waterfalls not only a city of natural beauty but has major industries also. Usha Martin, CMPDI, Garden Reach etc are some of the industrial houses which have been playing a major role in modernising Ranchi.

The weather of Ranchi is suited to all, the climate is extremely gifted and the evenings in Ranchi are cool and soul soothing.

Traveling within city the city of Ranchi

Ranchi is a city which progressing rapidly. To travel within the city is easy due to well connected network of buses, auto rickshaws.

Ranchi Bus service
The city transport service of Ranchi is well maintained. The buses are clean plying from point to point. The congested city of Ranchi has only a drawback that you must know where to get down from the bus to reach your destination exactly.

Ranchi Taxi
In Ranchi this is also an easy mode of transportation which is clean and with the amount of just Rs. 900 to 1200 par day you can hire a taxi for your self on the whole day basis. (rates may change due to inflation)

Ranchi Auto Rickshaw
Ranchi auto rickshaws have meters but do on operate according to them. You have to pay a fix amount to reach to your destination. Share auto rickshaws are also plying in the city on particular routes.

The Sun Temple of Ranchi

The Sun Temple of Ranchi is a magnificent piece of architecture. Sun Temple is a mammoth vehicle having 18 wheels which is driven by seven horses. This piece of architecture is surrounded with green lawns. The scenic beauty is tempting and provides solace to the visitor. In the vicinity of the Sun Temple is a sacred pond which has clean water, and people take holy dip in this pond believing that dipping in this sacred pond will purify their soul from all the sins of this mortal world.

The Sun Temple is the most visited tourist place of Ranchi.

Details of Ranchi city



State: Jharkhand

District of Ranchi: Ranchi

Languages spoken in Ranchi: Nagpuria, Oraon, Bengali, Hindi, English

Best Season to tour Ranchi: Sep - May

Weather of Ranchi: Summer 16-36°C, Winter 1-38°C

Altitude of Ranchi: 629 m

Pincode of Ranchi: 834001

STD code of Ranchi: 0651


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