Madhupur TourismMadhupur city attracts a number of tourists due to its scenic natural beauty, calm & peaceful environ and the charm of a quaint little place. Being an important railway junction on the Delhi-Howrah line it is well-connected to other major parts of the country thus making it easier for people to reach here. Madhupur has gained popularity as Health Resort due to the two Monsoon Rivers, Patro Nadi & Jaynti Nadi flowing here the water of which is believed to provide relief from various stomach and digestion ailments. The weather in Madhupur is very pleasant during the months from October to March, and so it proves to be the best time to visit the city.
Roads to Madhupur
Tourist Helplines NumbersDepartment of Tourism - Govt. of Jharkhand
Address: FFP Bhawan, 2nd Floor, Dhurwa, Ranchi-4
Contact: +91 651 2400981, Telefax: +91 651 2400982
Tourist Complex - Main Road Ranchi
Contact: 0651-2331646, 2330852, 2330935, 2330538
Tourist Information Center, Deoghar
Famous Tourist Places in MadhupurApart from scenic beauty there is lot to explore in Madhupur. Gangaprasad Bhawan, Pathrol Kali Mata Mandir, Gosuva Shiv Mandir, Nag Devta Temple, Baikuntha Dham Mandir Phago, Bakulia Falls, Dharma Mandir, etc. counts amongst most famous attractions of the city. Dashavatar Temple, Jain Shrines, Jharkhandi Dham, Raksha Kali Temple, Usri Falls, Mayurakshi River, etc. near Madhupur can proves to be an excellent choice for a short rejuvenating break after a week long work.
Pathrol Kali Mata Mandir
Gangaprasad Bhawan: A noted heritage building it was the house in which renowned Scientist & Educationist, Asutosh Mookerjee from Bengal and his son, Uma Prasad Mookerjee - the famous travel writer stayed in Madhupur. Known as Gangaprasad Bhawan it has been well-maintained is now a famous & tourist place in Madhupur.
Pathrol Kali Mata Mandir: An ancient temple dedicated to Goddess Kali is present in Madhupur and attracts hundreds of devotees every year. Located on the on the way to Lalgarh the temple was built nearly 6 to 7 centuries ago by the Raja Digvijay Singh. Constructed as per the the eastern architecture the temple perfectly showcases the deul style. As per folk-lore it is said that the idol of the deity in the sanctum sanctorum was brought from Kolkata and installed here with complete religious rituals. Surrounding the main temple are nine more temples which are also a must visit.
Baba Nayak Dham Ganjobari: This age old temple is devoted to Lord Shiva, and is located at a distance of only 13 kms from Madhupur Railway Station. The temple witnesses a huge rush of devotees especially on Mondays and Saturdays, considered to be auspicious days for worshipping Lord Shiva.
Bakulia Falls: The beautiful waterfalls are situated at a distance of 8 kms from Madhupur, and is popular for its scenic beauty, gushing water and abundant greenery all around. One can plan a day picnic or just a fun filled short trip to enjoy the natural wonders of the place.
Kapil Math: This much-visited ashram was built in the year 1322 and was quiet popular among the pilgrimages visiting the city in those days. The Ashram has been trying to retain its old values & traditions and visitors coming here are amazed by the peace & tranquillity of the place.
Nag Devta Temple: As the name suggests is dedicated to the Snake God or Nag Devta. It has remained since ages as a must visit place in Madhupur for the devotees of the snake god, who come here to seek his blessings.
Baikuntha Dham Mandir Phago: Being a popular religious destination for people of Madhupur and the nearby places one can see huge crowds here especially during religious ceremonies and festivals.
Dharma Mandir: Another popular religious temple in Madhupur, visited by a large number of devotees who come to offer prayers here. A unique feature of the temple is the square shaped Idol of Narayan which attracts many tourists to this temple.
Prabudham: Promoting the message of peace between different religions, Prabudham as the name suggests is a unique spiritual place where people of all religions, caste & communities can come to pray to the supreme lord.
What to Shop for in Madhupur ?Every place is famous for its unique handicrafts. Madhupur in the same way is known for its Loha Shaka Pala which are bangles worn by Bengali women during wedding. Besides this one can shop for Santhal handicrafts, paintings, hand beaten iron gardening equipment, kadai or woks and other local handicrafts from the local bazaars. One should not forget to visit the weekly 'haat baar' organised every Friday when the local artisans from the neighboring villages come here to sell their handicrafts and other knick-knacks. An added attraction for children are the toys made out of burnt or sun dried clay which come in different sizes beautifully arranged in a leaf basket.
Where to Stay in Madhupur ?A long time back during the British rule, Madhupur had the merit of being a favourite holiday retreat for many noted Bengalis who came here & constructed palatial houses & bungalows. These houses now have been converted into holiday rest-homes for the tourists coming to the city. One can also opt to stay in Deoghar which is merely an hour drive from the city. Being a holy city Deoghar too has lot of attraction to offer its visiting guests. Companred to Madhupur there are number of hotels in Deoghar and the best part is that they have a proven track record of customer satisfaction. For More Click Here
Address: Om SAI Raj International Complex, Near ICICI Bank, RAI And Company Chowk, Satsang, Deoghar-Jharkhand - 814116
Phone Number: +(91)-8603431371, 8603448934
Amrapali Clarks Inn
Address: Near Tower Chowk, R R Baxi Road, B Deoghar Ho, Deoghar-Jharkhand - 814112
Phone Number: +(91)-8877666600
Address: Near Jain Mandir, B Deoghar Ho, Deoghar-Jharkhand - 814112
Phone Number: +(91)-6432-233112
Hotel Madhumala International
Address: Near Jyoti Hotel, Tower Chowk, R R Bakshi Road, B Deoghar Ho, Deoghar-Jharkhand - 814112
Phone Number: +(91)-9572125815
Hotel Manorma International
Address: Near Satsang Chowk, Main Road, B Deoghar Ho, Deoghar-Jharkhand - 814112
Phone Number: +(91)-9431158071
Where to Eat in Madhupur ?With a distinct influence of
Bengali Culture, Madhupur for its variety of Sweets like Cham Cham,
Chandrakala, Kaju Barfi, Rabari, etc. Another must try is Chena Moorki
Kachori Sabzee very popular amongst the locals as well as the tourists. A
unique feature of Madhupur city is the Mishti Walla who visits the
holiday homes every morning with homemade sweets in his bamboo baskets.
Almost all holiday homes provide you with fresh, deliciously cooked
meals. Lassi & Sattu Sharabat are the popular drinks in Madhupur,
besides the usual aerated soft drinks. One can also visit the local
restaurants in the city to savour the traditional dishes. People having a
sweet-tooth the Bardhamaan Mishtan Bhandar in Madhupur is a must visit
Asha Hindu Hotel
Address: Madhupur, Deoghar, Sardar Patel Road, Madhupur, Deoghar-Jharkhand - 815353 View Map
Phone Number: +(91)-9199196166
Address: Madhupur, Deoghar, Station Road, Madhupur, Deoghar-Jharkhand - 815353 View Map
Phone Number: +(91)-9572998677
How to Reach Madhupur ?
One can easily reach Madhupur via rail, air or road, it is located on the Howrah-Delhi main line it is nearly 294 kms from Howrah. Situated on the NH 23 and NH 33 it is well connected by road to nearby places. Ranchi at a distance of 240 kilometers the nearest airport and it takes nearly four hours to reach there by road. One can easily avial buses, taxis, cycle-rickshaws, autos, etc. to travel within the city and to neighbouring towns & villages.
Address: Station Road, Madhupur, Deoghar district, Jharkhand, India
Line(s): Howrah-Delhi Main Line
Madhupur-Giridih Rail line
Station code: MDP
Zone(s): Eastern Railway
Division(s): Asansol Division
Madhupur city is also famous for its Bollywood connection as Chit Chor the blockbuster movie of the 70’s directed by Basu Chaterjee was shot here. Another attraction is the one of its kind Crockery Factory of La Opala Ltd. which draws people from far & wide. So plan a trip to Madhupur and have a nice & comfortable stay.