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Kanke Dam

Foothills of the Gonda Hills, Ranchi, India
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Water reservoir

This is a water reservoir. It is a tourist attraction. The dam is constructed for the purpose of... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2018
Ajitku
via mobile
Dreadful...

A. It's not even a dam B. It's badly maintained and dirty with swarming mosquitoes C. If u 've... read more

Reviewed February 9, 2018
prasanna n
via mobile
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“morning walk” (3 reviews)
“rock garden” (16 reviews)
“cool breeze” (4 reviews)
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Foothills of the Gonda Hills, Ranchi, India
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"morning walk"
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"rock garden"
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"cool breeze"
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"adjoining area"
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"water reservoir"
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"early morning"
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"drinking water"
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"nice view"
in 4 reviews
"fun place to be"
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"beautiful lake"
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"fresh air"
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"picnic spot"
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"boating"
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"gateway"
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"evening"
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Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

This is a water reservoir. It is a tourist attraction. The dam is constructed for the purpose of water supply and electric production.

Thank Ajitku
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Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

A. It's not even a dam B. It's badly maintained and dirty with swarming mosquitoes C. If u 've nothing else to do in ranchi.. go there for the "view"

Thank prasanna n
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Reviewed January 25, 2018 via mobile

We stated from Hotel Holiday Home at 5.46 am, dropped to Kanke dam, walked a full circle,then half more,we we're almost 20 people there,took pictures of beautiful sunrise,had tea/ karela,aonla juice,sat there, gossipped,then came back. The reservoir water was dirtied during just concluded chatting festival.

Thank jyotsna907
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Reviewed November 30, 2017 via mobile

Not recommend to go to kanke dam with little children it is not good for them ....kanke dam had nice front ....there was also a laser show program but I think it had closed permanently ...

Thank ankit k
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Reviewed November 22, 2017

kanke dam is a tourist spot in city ranchi.the best part about this place is that it is a gateway in itself.in outside there is a big market of vegetables.

Thank samiraec119
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Reviewed November 16, 2017

The spectators will see the transformation of the hillside of Kanke Dam near Rock Garden park converted into a canvas for a fascinating light show that pays tribute to one of the India’s most revered freedom fighter Bhagwan Birsa Munda who will be seen once...More

Thank TricolorIndia
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Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

One of the coldest place of eastern side of india , (may be that's why also have a pagalkhana so that they recover quickly) . Treat to the eyes. Fun place to be for picnic.

1  Thank Vaibhav A
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Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

A very beautiful lake in Ranchi. You can enjoy birds and cool breeze in the evening. Rock garden is also located here. A very beautiful picnic spot.

1  Thank Yashwantpandey
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Reviewed July 24, 2017

Its a very old dam created for supplying water to the city. The place is famous for the newly built rock garden around it.

Thank sandeepkumarindia
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Reviewed May 18, 2017

It is situated in Kanke,Ranchi.It has a lovely scenic view but it is slightly difficult to reach here so do hire a vehicle. The adjoining area is also very good as it comprises the Rock Garden.The sunset view from this place is very magical that...More

Thank Kumar M
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Response from Asim S | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry for the delay in answering. Kanke dam was established in 1960s to supply water to Ranchi city.
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