List of Waterfalls and Hot Springs in Bihar

25-NOV-2016 17:42

    Bihar is endowed with a number of beautiful natural spots varying from waterfalls and hot springs that contributes the idyllic setting of the state.

    Jagranjosh

    Waterfalls in Bihar

    The waterfalls in Bihar have closely associated with the religion not only for the Hindus but also for the Buddhists.

    Kakolat Waterfall

    1. Located about 33 km away from Nawada.

    2. The water cascades from a height of 160 feet.

    3. Legend connected with the waterfall is that Treta Yug king was cursed to take the shape of a python and live at the falls here according to the Hindu mythology. When Pandavas visited the place during their time of exile, the python king got rid of the curse and after that the King proclaimed that any person who takes the bath in the waterfall would never be reborn as a snake.

    Karkat Waterfall

    1. It is situated near Kaimur hills in the Kaimur district of Bihar.

    2. It is famous for scenic beauty and water cascades seem like enchanting spell of relief. It has boating, swimming and fishing facilities.

    3. Kaimur Wildlife Sanctuary is located near the waterfall.

    Telhar Waterfall

    1. It is situated near BT Road in Kaimur District of Bihar.

    2. Water showers from great height into very deep pool. Hence, it is believe that waterfall from great height causes the flow of undercurrent in the pool which prohibited the bathers & swimmer in the pool.

    Manjhar Kund and Dhua Kund Waterfall

    1. One of the finest waterfalls in India.

    2. It is located near Sasaram.

    3. The water cascades of the waterfalls are too strong that have capacity to produce 50 to 100 Megawatt of electricity.

    4. Waterfall is famous for Raksha Bandhan fair which is organised ever year in the premises.

    Hot Springs in Bihar

    A spring is a place where water flow out of the ground. It is resultant of the emergence of geo-thermally heated groundwater that rises from the Earth's crust. Bihar is gifted with the number of hot springs. The water temperature of these hot springs varies from 30 degree to 70 degree Celsius. The list of hot springs in Bihar is given below:

    Spring

    Location

    Satdhara Kund

    Rajgir

    Surya Kund

    Rajgir

    Makhdum Kund

    Rajgir

    Brahma Kund

    Rajgir

    Nanank Kund

    Rajgir

    Lakshman Kund

    Munger

    Rameshwar Kund

    Munger

    Gaumukh Kund

    Munger

    Sita Kund

    Munger

    Rishi Kund

    Munger

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