Masanjore Dam


Masanjore is a famous picnic spot situated in Dumka District of Jharkhand. This small village is about 31 km south of Dumka. The picturesque Tilpara Barrage (also Canada Dam) on the Mayurakshi River is a major draw. The dam is bounded by hills and forests, a perfect place for outing. Mayurakshi Bhawan Bungalow and Inspec­tion Bungalow offer excellent and comfortable accommodation in the village. By road, Masanjore is connected with Vakreshwara (59 km), Sainthia (50 km), Tarapith (70 km), Rampurhat (62 km) and Deoghar (98 km). Masanjor dame or the Pearson dame on rever Mayurakshi is a picturesque place on foot hills of long range of forest clad parallel hill ranges. This place is basically a hydro electric power generating center but in the process of time it has become popular center for the tourist. With the beautiful garden on the down hill and two beautiful Dak-bunglows on the bank of the river at charm to its beauty.

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  • Masanjore Dam
  • Masanjore Dam
  • Masanjore Dam at Night

How to Reach:

By Air

Nearest airport is Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Airport, Kolkata which is approx 300 Km from here.

By Train

It is at a distance of approx 30 Km from Dumka Railway Station and also approx 35 Km from Suri Railway Station.

By Road

It is connected to District of Jharkhand and Westbangal by Road. It is at a distance of approx 30 Km from Dumka and 70 Km from Tarapith (Rampurhat).