Introduction
Jamshedpur is a city and a municipal board in Agra district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India.The historical city was constructed by Mughal emperor Akbar beginning in 1570 and served as the empire's capital from 1571 until 1585, when it was abandoned for reasons that remain unclear. The surviving palace and mosque are a tourist attraction and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Today, Fatehpur Sikri is a deserted, phantom city. But the inner citadel is immaculately preserved. Its walls, palaces, baths, royal mint,courts and gardens still stand in splendidhomage to a great visionary and builder. The heart of the palace complex however, is verymuch alive.
Area 230.59 sq km
Altitude __ metres above sea level
Temperature
Languages English, Hindi
STD Code 0657
Rainfall >120 cms
Best Time to Visit October to March

Jamshedpur Map



How to get there
1. Air :-Jamshedpur airport can be used for bringing in chartered planes but night landing facility is not available. Commercial flights have also started operating from Kolkata, Ranchi, Patna and New Delhi. The two nearest airports are Ranchi or Kolkata. Air Deccan has introduced kolkata - jamshedpur flights lately.

2. Rail:-Tatanagar (Jamshedpur) is an important railway junction on the South Eastern Railway and is connected directly to all the major cities of India, viz., Kolkata, Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Bangalore,Amritsar,Patna,Raipur, Ranchi,Pune,Jammu etc.
3. Road:-amshedpur is well connected by road with most of the major cities in India. National Highway 33 (NH33) touches the city and joins the NH2, which connects Kolkata with Delhi.


Places to Visit
Jubilee Park Tata Steel Zoological Park
Jayanti Sarovar River's Meet
Sir Dorabji Tata Park River's Meet
Hudco Lake Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary
Dimna Lake


Excursion
Dhanbad Bhagalpur

Shopping
Markets on the Bistupur main road are full of hustle and bustle, and are an ideal place to get stuff at good bargains. When you are in Jamshedpur, do buy the local woodwork and bamboo work handicrafts – they are the best and cheapest souvenirs you can get from the city.


Accommodation
Fortune Hotel Centre Point The Boulevard Hotel Capitol Hill
Hotel Ashoka Inn Hotel Ganga International