The Indian state of Jharkhand contains the town of Sahibganj. Sahibganj is set against the backdrop of a spectacularly beautiful and peaceful environment, encircled with majestic hills. For carrying out picnic activities, there are numerous locations here – each one of them perfect.
PLACES TO VISIT IN SAHIBGANJ
Udhwa Bird Sanctuary: This sanctuary is one of the main appealing locations of Sahibganj. People can observe numerous varieties of birds here, both local and migratory. One can also carry out hiking activities in this region. The rivers are also perfect for fishing.
Udhwa Lake: It is a spectacularly beautiful twin lake located in Sahibganj. One can observe numerous types of birds.
Kanahiya Sthan: This village is located at a distance of 13 Kms from the town of Rajmahal. It is set on the river beds of the River Ganga. The name of the village was derived from the temple of Lord Krishna. As per myths, it is considered that during his journey to Brindaban, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu dwelled here for some time and then he saw Lord Krishna.
Shiva Temple: In the areas in and around Sahibganj, there are numerous temples located for the pilgrims to visit. In Barhait, one can find a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and close to the Barharwa railway station, there is a Binduvasini Temple. Other than these two, there is the Shukravasini Temple at Mirzapur village and Raksisthan.
Jami Masjid: In the year 1592 AD, the construction of Jama Masjid took place. It is located in Hadaf. The initial architecture of the mosque contained a huge hall for prayer in the west wing and in the front part, there was a large courtyard.
Sangi Dalan: Sangi Dalan is the remains of a palace, which was constructed by Raja Maan Singh. The palace was made up of marbles. The palace was built during the time period between 1580 and 1600 A.D.
Rajmahal: Mughal Emperor Akbar constructed the ancient city called Rajmahal during the time period of 15th century. Raja Maan Singh appointed this place to be the capital of Bengal in the year 1952.
Bara Darwaja: This structure was constructed at the same time period when the mosque was built. One can see 12 numbers of similar doorways in the fort. It is located on the summit of a small hill. The Archaeological Survey gave this location the status of a heritage site.
Rampur: Samrat Akbar constructed this mosque.
HOW TO REACH SAHIBGANJ
By Air: Patna has the closest air terminal, which is set at a distance of 270 Kms from Sahibganj.
By Rail: Sahibganj has got its own railway station.
By Road: Sahibganj is linked with other major locations via well maintained roadways.