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Maithan Dam, Dhanbad

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  • We visited Maithan Dam from February 17 to February 21. Though it is known to be dry season, there were plenty of water present in the dam. The dam has 13 lock gates in total. The lighting is very goo...  more »
  • I had visited Maithan Dam and surroundings with my friends and colleagues during January 2015,but this time in the 1st weekend of February 2017,I went there with my aged parents and two lovely kids wh...  more »
  • Maithon dam is considered as one of the best dam of this area.the pool view of this dam is fantastic.durung the sunset time,it seems the beauty of nature.  more »
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  • The dam is one of the earliest constructed in India..dating back to 1953. Best time to visit maithan is during Oct to Jan..pretty pretty weather..and very peaceful atmosphere. A must visit.
  • A very very beautiful place, so near to Kolkata. Only 4 hrs drive from Kolkata. The road condition is excellent. Nice places to stay at Mazumdar Niwas of DVC, WBTDC tourist lodge and Hotel Shantiniwas.
  • The dam is on Barakar river... there is another dam Panchyet on Damodar river and it is hardly distance 9km (straight line distance). These two rivers meet nearby... there is a beautiful island at the confluence...
  • Good place to go on a "not so hot summery" day. Try the boat ride, or a paddle boat. Nice scenery and loads of street vendors with ice creams, chaats and other local stuff. road from Kolkata to Maithon is good.
  • Great place to chill out. One of the best place to visit in Jharkhand.