The district of Jamtara contains the city of Jamtara, which is again the administrative headquarters of the district. It is located in the state called Jharkhand. The name Jamtara has been derived from the two distinct tribal words. One is ‘Jama’, which stands for snake in the Santhali language and the other word is ‘Tar’ stands for settlement or residence. The whole meaning of the two words together means that large numbers of snakes dwelled in this area.
The city of Jamtara is set against a backdrop of spectacularly beautiful nature. This location has got sparkling meandering rivers, altitudinous cliffs, encircling hills covered in greeneries, gorgeous waterfalls and deep forests. The intriguing customs and traditions of the tribal groups are definitely worth experiencing.
PLACES TO VISIT IN JAMTARA
Parwat Vihar Park: The distance between the Parwat Vihar Park and the Jamtara Railway Station is a mere 5 Kms. Mainly children come here to enjoy. One can observe the mesmerizing sunrise and the sunset.
HOW TO REACH JAMTARA
By air: The nearest air terminal is located in Ranchi.
By rail: Jamtara has got its own railway station, which is connected to other major locations of the country.
By road: Plenty of buses are available from numerous locations in the state. One can also come here via taxis and private cars.