Tourist Spots in Dumka District [Jharkhand, India]


Dumka is an important tourist destination in the state of Jharkhand. Dumka is popularly known for its natural beauty. Dumka is a place where one can take a break from drudgery daily monotony & simply rejuvenate. Geographical location of this district is totally interesting. This district also surrounded by the beautiful hills, forest, rivers and various temples of the Hindu goddess.  During the Bengali month of Shraban, this district collects huge numbers of devotees from different places, including West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar, Chhattisgarh etc. The devotees come here to complete their worship near Lord Shiva. Here in this post, I have prepared a full list of tourist spots in Dumka. Read this article to know about the 10 best tourist spots in Dumka district. Massanjore Dam, Baba Basukinath Dham, Kumrabad, Baba Sumeshwar Nath Temple, Tatloi, Malooti, Mayurakshi River, Shristi Hill Park, Kathikund, Chota Mandir these all are the major attractions of Dumka district. Except monsoon season, you can visit any time in this district. Winter is the best time to visit this destination because this time you can easily communicate with all places and enjoy the scenic beauty of various places.

Location Map of Dumka District

Location Map of Dumka District

Let’s have a look at the list of 10 best Tourist Spots in Dumka District [Jharkhand, India]

Massanjore Dam:

Massanjore Dam or Canada Dam is 34 meters high and 609.6 meters long. In the year of 1955, this Dam was constructed for the motive to generate hydroelectric power. It is constructed across the Mayurakshi River and it serves water around 50,000 acres of agricultural land for irrigation. This huge dam surrounded by forest and hills. This site considered as the most popular spot in Dumka district.

Baba Basukinath Dham:

Dumka-Baba Basukinath Dham

Baba Basukinath Dham is situated on Deoghar-Dumka State Highway. This temple is dedicated to Baba Basukinath, which is another popular name of Lord Shiva. During The time of Maha Shivratri festival, this temple collects a huge number of devotees.


Kumrabad is located on the banks of River Mayurakshi. It is situated at a distance of 12 kilometres from the city centre of Dumka district. Mainly tourists gather here to celebrate a picnic, that’s why it is known as an ideal picnic spot.

Baba Sumeshwar Nath Temple:

Baba Sumeshwar Nath Temple

Baba Sumeshwar Nath Temple is situated at a distance of 60 kilometres from the city centre near Saraiyahat Block. The idol of Lord Shiva is the main attraction of this temple.



Tatloi is famous for the natural hot water spring. The hot water spring surrounded by mountains. It is located at a distance of 15 kilometres from Dumka city centre. Beautiful nature, relaxing atmosphere and clear water of this place attract many visitors. Peoples said that the water of this hot spring is very beneficial and healthy. This is the best place for every nature lovers.


Malooti is famous for its historical and religious significance. It is located at a distance of 55 kilometres from Dumka district headquarters, near Shikaripara. In the year of 1860 Malooti was made tax free capital by the King Basant Rai.

Mayurakshi River:

Mayurakshi River in Dumka District

Mayurakshi River is the main river of the Dumka District. The river has its source in the Trikut Hill.

Shristi Hill Park:

Shristi Hill Park

Shristi Hill Park is a famous amusement park of Dumka district. The scenic view of the hills and collection of rare plants are the major attractions of this site. Peoples gather here to take a break. Boating facilities also available here.


Scenic view of Kathikund, Dumka

Kathikund is a small village situated at a distance of 24 kilometres from Dumka, on Dumka – Pakur road.  It is an old establishment of khadi production and sericulture. This place surrounded by hills, river and forest. The scenic beauty of this destination always attracts huge numbers of travellers.

Chota Mandir:

Chota Mandir is also known as Chutonath. It is situated at a distance of 20 kilometres from Dumka city centre. The place attracts a lot of visitors during the time of occasions. Natural beauty, hills and river made this place as an ideal picnic spot.

If you love adventure, so friends don’t waste your time and visit all amazing destination in Dumka District, which I have already mentioned.

Related Post: Tourist Spots in Deoghar District [Jharkhand, India]

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Massanjore Dam
Baba Basukinath Dham
Shristi Hill Park
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