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Kanke Dam

Foothills of the Gonda Hills, Ranchi, India
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Cooling break from the heat of the city

This is an interesting location in Ranchi. Ideal opportunity to combine a visit to the Rock Garden... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Roger F
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Big waterbody

This is a big water body adjoining Ranchi which is quite popular for visitors. Good soothing... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
s_ramsam
,
Mumbai, India
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“rock garden” (16 reviews)
“morning walk” (3 reviews)
“cool breeze” (4 reviews)
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Foothills of the Gonda Hills, Ranchi, India
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"rock garden"
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"morning walk"
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"cool breeze"
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"water reservoir"
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"fun place to be"
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"water supply"
in 2 reviews
"nice view"
in 4 reviews
"beautiful lake"
in 2 reviews
"ranchi city"
in 4 reviews
"fresh air"
in 2 reviews
"picnic spot"
in 2 reviews
"fishing"
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"gateway"
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"expanse"
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"road"
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"waterbody"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an interesting location in Ranchi. Ideal opportunity to combine a visit to the Rock Garden and the Kanke Dam - a very good view of the dam is available from inside the Rock Garden. Wonderful expanse of water with Ranchi city on the...More

1  Thank Roger F
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

This is a big water body adjoining Ranchi which is quite popular for visitors. Good soothing environment but can get a little crowded in the central area.

1  Thank s_ramsam
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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

It is regarded as the hill station of Jharkhand best place for the mental patient so one of the major mental hospital is situated at this place.

Thank vaibhav k
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

This dam acts as a reserviour for water supply in adjouning areas of kanke,kanke road and some parts of Ranchi.it is surrounded by a hill.Fishing is also done here.kanke dam is situated in Kanke Road.it is a good picknic spot and a place of enjoyment...More

1  Thank Kapil K
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Reviewed 12 February 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 9 February 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 25 January 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 30 November 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 22 November 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 16 November 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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Fgztsd
29 May 2015|
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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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