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Sahibganj Tourism

Sahibganj is one of the prominent and beautiful locations in the Indian state of Jharkhand. It is based on the backdrop of peaceful and tranquil environment bordered by majestic hills. Popular as an important tourist destination of the state, Sahibganj attract thousands of visitors every year from several part of Jharkhand and Bihar. The major attraction of Sahibganj is its unlimited natural extravaganza, archeological beauty, religious shrines and historical places that entertain every visitor in the best way possible. Some of the best places to visit in Sahibganj are listed below.

Sahibganj Tourism
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Helplines and Important Contact Numbers

Summers are particularly hot in Sahibganj and the temperature shifts to a maximum of 44°C. The weather during the summer is not at all suitable for sightseeing. May is the hottest month. However the summers are cool and quite pleasant with decent temperature ranging to a minimum of 10°C to 20°C. January is the coldest month and an ideal time to visit the place.

Jharkhand Tourism Development Corporation Ltd
Address - 5, Tourist Complex, Main Road, Ranchi - 834001
Phone Number -+(91)-651-2330852, 2331646, 2330538, 2331643

Tourist Places In and Around Sahibganj


On the banks of Ganga River, lies the beautiful town of Rajmahal which is a the beautiful town and holds immense historical importance. As per the historians, Rajmahal was made seat of governance by Raja Man Singh. In 1592, Raja Man Sigh declared Rajmahal as the capital of Bengal. Even today remnants of the beautiful architecture of the bygone era are visible in the town. Here one can find several significant monuments which in itself are examples of excellent creations. Some of the monuments here include Tomb of Miran, Akbari Masjid, Singhi Dalan and Tomb of Maina Bibi.


On the western side of Rajmahal, at a distance of 10kms lies the beautiful and historical monument of Jama Masjid . Built in 1592 AD during the rule of Emperor Akbar, the architecture of Jama Masjid is truly excellent. The skilful carvings on the walls of the Masjid exhibit the taste of the Mughals. The architecture consists of a giant hall for prayers and a long courtyard over viewing the same. The ambiance of the Masjid brings peace of mind which attracts many devotees.

Kanaiya Sthan

Situated in the north western side of Rajmahal town at a distance of 13km from the heart of the town this is a small yet beautiful village set on the river bed of River Ganga. The importance of the village apart from its scenic excellence is the fact that it has an ancient temple of Lord Krishna which is considered to be one of the pious destinations in the district. Even the name of the town was derived from this temple. Another religious significance is that according to the devotees, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu while on his way to Brindavan, settled here for some time and this is where he saw Lord Krishna.

Bhagwa –Kuan

Located in the heart of Sahibganj town, Bhagwa –Kuan is a well constructed way back during the British era. With huge significance of the British rule this huge well was built in memory of Edward VII.


Located near the Karamtola station this is also a site having the remnants of old Teliagarhi fort.


Located at a distance of 8kms north of Barhait, there is a beautiful temple dedicated to Lord Shiva but based inside a cave. Being one of the popular religious destination many travelers visit here and Mahashivratri is celebrated in a big way before this temple.

Binduvasini Temple

At a distance of 2km from the famous Barharwa railway station, there lies the spectacular Binduvasini Temple. On the pious occasion of Ramnabami, huge devotees come here to offer prayers for their well being. A grand celebration with nine day long fair is organized during this time before the temple


In Mandro block, on the western side of Teliagarhi fort lies the fascinating temple called as Raksisthan and visited by many devotees. The place is very close to Karamtola railway station.

Udhwa Bird Sanctuary

One of the best tourist spots of Jharkhand, this is the only bird sanctuary in the entire state. Much popular for its scenic beauty, flora and fauna, this sanctuary is located near Udhwa also referred as Patauda Lake, by the locals. The main attraction of this place is its unlimited collection of migratory and local birds majorly seen during the winter season. There are plenty of opportunity to execute hiking activities here or go for fishing in the rivers.

Moti Jharna

For all those who love waterfalls and natural beauty this is an ideal location to spend some quality time. Based near Maharajpur this is ideal picnic spot for the travelers.

Maghi Mela

An important fair especially for the tribals, this is usually conducted on the day of full moon in Rajmahal. Apart from this there are other attractions like the beautiful ambiance the scenic beauty and the peaceful life of the people here away from the dinn and bustle of the city.

Hotels in Sahibaganj

Sahibganj has limited number of hotels but with excellent arrangements in each of them. Though there are no star rated luxury hotels present here but there are budgeted hotels with all necessary facilities required for a comfortable stay. Some of the prominent hotels here are listed below.

Circuit House Hotel
Address: 75, Chowdhury Colony, Station Road
Near Sahibanj College Sahibganj, Sahibganj - 816109
Phone: 6436-222623

Bijay Lodge
Address: Rajmahal, Sahibganj, Station Road
Rajmahal, Sahibganj - 816108
Phone: 9097981545

Royal Diamond
Address: Barharwa, Sahibganj, Main Road, Barharwa, Sahibganj - 816101
Phone: 9955854866

Puja Lodge
Address: Barharwa, Sahibganj
Main Road, Barharwa, Sahibganj - 816101
Phone: 9546206863

Ghanashyam Guest House
Address: Barharwa, Sahibganj, Main Road, Barharwa, Sahibganj - 816101
Phone: 9386930948

Restaurants in Sahibganj

Sahibganj has availability of three popular and well reputed restaurants in the area which serves Indian and Chinese cuisine for its visitors. The restaurants are based in three major location of Sahibganj district which includes Bengalitola, Rajmahal and Barharwa. The restaurants are pocket friendly with option for home delivery too

White House Restaurant
Address: White House Hotel, Bengalitola, Sahibganj, Sahibganj - 816109
Phone: 6436-223355

Vishal Restaurant & Bar
Address: Rajmahal, Sahibganj, Station Road, Rajmahal, Sahibganj - 816108
Phone: 9931436487

Ruchi Restautant
Address: Barharwa, Sahibganj, Main Road, Barharwa, Sahibganj - 816101
Phone: 7870806543

Shopping in Sahibganj

Another most interesting activity that engages most of the travelers is shopping in the various popular street markets of Sahibganj. A host of quality products are available in this markets and one can find almost every kind of necessary items. A good collectable from this place is the handicraft items like handicraft jewelries, home décor items. Even there are handloom shops which can be visited for quality products.

Travel Agents of Sahibganj

To conduct a smooth and comfortable travel, the best service providers are the travel agencies who work in this area and take care of all travel needs at the best. To have a smooth traveling experience one can get in touch with the travel agents based here and have a relaxing tour.

Ashok Communication
Address: Bhagat Complex, Gandhi Road, Sahibganj - 816109
Phone: 9546918918

Rohit Travels
Address: Sahibganj, Sahibganj - 816109
Phone: 9835933160

Sahibganj is one of the best tourist spots with considerable attractions and excellent ambiance that helps to have a good and relaxing vacation. The best time to visit Sahibganj is no doubt the winter season from November to February when the climate is cool and moderate. The temperature during this period remains around 15 degree celcius. These months are excellent for roaming around and enjoying the beauty of nature in this area.

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