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View of shikharji from road towards parasnath railway station.JPG
View of the mountain peak from the road towards Parasnath railway station.
Highest point
Elevation 1,365 m (4,478 ft)
Listing List of Indian states and territories by highest point
Coordinates 23°57′48″N 86°07′44″E / 23.9634°N 86.129°E / 23.9634; 86.129Coordinates: 23°57′48″N 86°07′44″E / 23.9634°N 86.129°E / 23.9634; 86.129[1]
Parasnath is located in Jharkhand
Location of Parasnath peak in Jharkhand
Location Giridih district, Jharkhand, India
Parent range Parasnath Range
Easiest route Hike

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

On the mountaintop there is the Shikharji Jain temple, an important tirtha or Jain pilgrimage site.[3]

Highest point in Jharkhand[edit]

At 1382 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.[4]

See also[edit]