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Kanke dam.Ranchi

This dam acts as a reserviour for water supply in adjouning areas of kanke,kanke road and some... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Kapil K
Ranchi, India
via mobile
Nice place for morning walk.

We stated from Hotel Holiday Home at 5.46 am, dropped to Kanke dam, walked a full circle,then half... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2018
New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

the dam makes a magnificent lake. in state of neglect. if maintained well it could be a spot to spend lots of time.

Thank vs58Chennai
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Ka ke dam was a spot where the family would go for a picnic twenty years back. The Siberian cranes would descend in the lake and it was a magnificent sight. Though the government has made a walking track for morning walkers, the approach road...More

Thank sunilranchi
Reviewed 18 June 2018

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
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
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.

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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
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
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
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
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 ...

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29 May 2015|
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.