A small block town in Hazaribagh District of Indian state Jharkhand, Barhi is situated from 41 km from District Headquarters Hazaribagh, 19 km from Chauparan and 125 km from state capital Ranchi. The Grand Trunk Road passes through this town. This road was the most important means of military communication between the lower provinces and northern India from 1780 to 1858. Cities near Barhi are Jhumri Tilaiya, Hazaribag, Chatra and Hisua.
Places to Stay
Mansarovar Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 400), Prince Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 400) and Krishna International Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600) are some good budget hotels available near Barhi.
Hindi is the local language of Barhi. Other spoken language is Santali.
Celebrated twice in a year, Chatth Puja is the main Hindu festival of the state. It is once celebrated in March and a second time in November.
Places of Interest
Hazaribagh National Park (20 km from Barhi), Raj Derwah (36 km), Bodh Gaya (36 km) and Silver Hill (about 40 km) are some places of interest around Barhi.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Barhi city is Gaya Airport, located 76 km from Barhi.
Gaya Junction Railway Station is the nearest major railway station, 78 km from Barhi.
Because of NH2, NH31, NH33 and Grant Trunk Road, Barhi is well connected to nearby major cities by road. Shivam bus service, Janshatabdi and Hazaribag Tour & Travel are some of the best private bus operators that ply on this route. Get a cheap bus ticket by logging on to several bus booking portals.