Ghatshila is a town in East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand, India. The city is located on the bank of the River Subarnarekha (the word ‘Subarnarekha’ means golden streak), and is situated in an undulating forested area. It has been a popular place frequented mostly by people from West Bengal, who have been going there for a change of place and climate. The noted Bengali writer Bibhuti Bhusan Bandopadhyay of Pather Panchali fame was a resident of the city. Raja Dhaval Deb's built three temples dedicated to Goddess Rankini (an incarnation of Goddess Durga)one at Rajdoha, another at Jamshedpur and the third at Rhoinibera village near Ghatshila. On the northern fringe of Ghatshila town one can climb the peak of Fuldungri to get a view of rolling hills and green valleys fading into the horizon. According to the legend if seperated lovers pray here, they get their partners back. Visit Burudih lake next to a tribal village settlement of mud huts painted with vibrant motifs just 17 kms off Fuldungri.
Ghatsila in State of Jharkhand with its 40,018 residents is located in India - about 710 mi (or 1143 km) South-East of New Delhi, the seat of the Indian government.
Local time in Ghatsila is 12:24 AM (Friday). The local timezone is "Asia / Kolkata" with an GMT offset of 5.5 hours.
Mushabani, Medinipur, Maubhandar, Kharagpur, Jamshedpur, Gamharia, Durgapur, Chakulia and Bandwan are places relativly short distance away and may be interesting to visit on your trip.
According to our current information, there is one airport in the nearby. The closest airport is Sonari Airport with a distance of 25 mi (or 40.3 km) south-east of the centre of Ghatsila. Have a look at our dedicated photo collection to get a view of what this destinations is like. Need hints for finding sightseeing destinations and want to see more from this place? Check the related Ghatsila attractions page. The same applies for local events and videos.
Ghatsila Sightseeing and Attractions
Ghatshila has the quite a few nooks and corners that can be explored. The natural beauty that this place has to offer makes this the perfect getaway for the weary city-dwellers. The river making its way through the heart of the town is the perfect balm for the jaded urban dweller. With the river Subarnarekha making its way through the town, if one follows its path along the banks one will come across many ancient ruins and boulders that have come to become a part of the geography of the land.