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View of the mountain peak from the road towards Parasnath railway station.
Elevation 1,366 m (4,482 ft)
Listing List of Indian states and territories by highest point
Parasnath is located in Jharkhand
Location of Parasnath peak in Jharkhand
Location Giridih district, Jharkhand, India
Range Parasnath Range
Coordinates [1]
Easiest route Hike

Parasnath, is a mountain peak in the Parasnath Range.[2] It is located towards the eastern end of the Chota Nagpur Plateau in the Giridih district of the Indian state of Jharkhand, India.[3]

On the mountaintop there is the Shikharji Jain temple, an important tirtha or Jain pilgrimage site.[4]


  • Highest point in Jharkhand 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Highest point in Jharkhand

At 1366 m Parasnath is the highest mountain peak in the state of Jharkhand. It is easily accessible from Parasnath railway station and there are waterfalls and other tourist attractions in the area.[5]

See also


  1. ^ Parasnath Hill
  2. ^ Parasnath Hills
  3. ^ "Official website of the Giridih district". Retrieved 7 March 2012. 
  4. ^ "Shikharji." Jain V. Accessed 26 May 2012
  5. ^ Giridih - Jharkhand Tourism

External links

  • Parasnath Hill Jharkhand
  • Parasnath Trekking Guide in Jharkhand
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