Panchet Dam

    
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Discover the historic Panchet Dam, a stunning marvel built across the Damodar River in the district of Dhanbad, Jharkhand. Opened to the public in 1959, the dam offers a breathtaking backdrop and picturesque views of the surrounding Panchet Hill. As one of the four multi-purpose dams constructed under the Damodar Valley Corporation, it has become a favorite spot for tourists, easily accessible for day trips from Dhanbad and Asansol. The reservoir, formed above the confluence of the Barakar and Damodar Rivers, straddles the border between Jharkhand and West Bengal, offering a unique experience for visitors to explore both regions.

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What is Panchet Dam?
Panchet Dam is a historic marvel built across the Damodar River in Dhanbad, Jharkhand, offering picturesque views of the surrounding Panchet Hill.
Where is Panchet Dam located?
Panchet Dam is located in the district of Dhanbad, Jharkhand, straddling the border between Jharkhand and West Bengal.
How can tourists reach Panchet Dam?
Tourists can reach Panchet Dam by air via Kolkata or Ranchi Airport, by train to Kumardhubi railway station, or by road from Chirkunda, Dhanbad, Asansol, or Kolkata.
What is the best time to visit Panchet Dam?
The ideal time to visit Panchet Dam is at the end of the monsoon when the water level is high or at the beginning of winter.
What are some attractions near Panchet Dam?
Near Panchet Dam, visitors can explore Garpanchkot, a historic fort, and temple ruins, as well as the Snake Park. Fishing is also a popular activity at the dam.

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