Panchet Dam

Location: Tantloi, West Bengal 713324

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Panchet dam
Panchet dam

What is Panchet Dam?

This place was the last of the four multi-purpose dams and it’s the first phase of the Damodar Valley Corporation. This place was opened in 1959 and constituted across the Damodar River at Panchet in Dhanbad district in the Indian state.

What is the history of this place?

This place is named after the nearby Panchet Hill that rises above the dam and is a favorite tourist spot. It’s a man-made place so there is no history behind this place. People visit this place Because of the beauty of the view. So it’s not a Historical place.

What are the inside and outside views of this place?

Panchet Dam is a very popular tourist destination. The views of Panchet dam are so beautiful that you can’t take off your eyes.

The area of this dam is often seen as an ecologically imbalanced region due to sediment traps in the reservoir and the environmental impact of the construction of the dam is perceived by the loss of forest. This area is surrounding by trees and when the wind blows this place looks so beautiful. 

People are attracted to this place?

There are many reasons for being attracted to this place. first must be the view of the dam. You can see the beauty of Nature in this place. In this place, you can arrange a picnic with your family and hang out at your place. Most of the visitors arranged picnics there with their family or friends.

The sunrise and sunset view from this dam is so mesmerizing. That time this place looks so amazing. And most of the people visit this place in the evening time only to see the sunset view of this place. This place is so quiet and well maintained.

Panchet dam
Panchet dam

In this place there are so many attractive places and here is a list of these places:

  • Kali Mandir
  • Bidhan Talkies
  • Shiv Mandir
  • Kalpana Talkies
  • Union Church
  • Sai Mandir
  • Joy Chandi Mandir
  • Ayappa Temple
  • JoyChandi Pahar
  • Maithon
  • Hari Mandir
  • Mahadana Baba Mandir
  • Samadhian Mandir Of Swami Mandir

Is it safe to visit this place?

Yes, it’s safe to visit this place.

Are there any restaurants inside this place?

Yes, there are so many small shops like they sell street food types snakes.

What are the entry fees of this place?

There are no entry fees for this place. It’s free of cost for all the visitors.

Is photography allowed in this place?

Yes, photography is allowed there and there is no charge for this photography.

Are there any parking facilities? 

Yes, there are parking facilities and it’s free of cost. 

Panchet dam
Panchet dam

What is the best time to visit this place?

December to February are the best time to visit this place.

What is the visiting time of this place?

This place is open 24 hours. you can visit this place anytime. 

How many days a week this does place remain open?

This place remains open all the days of the week. You can visit any of these days 

How much time will it take to visit this place? 

It will take almost 30 mins to 1 hour to visit this place.

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Panchet dam
Panchet dam

How to reach:

By air: Bagdogra International Airport is the nearest airport to Panchet Dam. So you can easily reach this place by air.

By rail: New Jalpaiguri Junction is the nearest railway station from this place. So after reach this station you can take a taxi to reach Panchet Dam. 

By road: By road is the best way. You can take a bus or hire a car to reach this place directly.

We wish you all the very best in your journey.

Happy Travelling !!!

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