Hazaribagh is a city and a municipality in Hazaribagh district in the Indian state of Jharkhand. It is the divisional headquarters of North Chotanagpur division. It is famous as a health resort and for Hazaribagh National Park (17 km from city).
The nearest airport is Birsa Munda AirportRanchi, the capital of Jharkhand, (91 km). Ranchi is connected with New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Patna and Lucknow by regular service of many airlines.
The nearest railway station is Koderma Station, 69 km away to the north, situated on the New Delhi- Howarah railway line. All major trains including Rajdhanis stop here. Railways provide regular bus service from Koderma Station to Hazaribagh.A new railway line has been constructed from Koderma to Hazaribagh to Barkakana junction eventually to join Ranchi. Hazaribagh railway station has been constructed but train services have not started.
Hazaribagh is situated on NH 33 and the road distances to major cities are: Ranchi 91 km, Dhanbad 128 km (via GT road), Bokaro 116 km (via Ramgarh), Gaya 130 km, Patna 235 km, Daltonganj 198 km, and Kolkata (via Asansol-Govindapur-Barhi) 434 km. Regular bus service connects Hazaribagh to all these places.
Barso Pani Cave is located at Barkagaon in Hazaribagh District.
Budhwa Mahadev Mandir (Lord Shiva Temple)
Canary Hill is a popular spot for nature lovers. There is a guest house and a watch tower on the top of the hills. Recently a proposal has been submitted for setting up a tiger and deer safari at the place.
Hazaribagh National Park is located with hillocks, deep nullahs, thick tropical forests and grassy meadows. The Sanctuary has wild bears, sambhar, nilgai, chital and kakar, sloth bears, tigers and leopards.