The district is bounded on the North by the Nawada district of Bihar, on the south by Hazaribagh district of Jharkhand on the east by Giridih district of Jharkhand and on the west by the Gaya district of Bihar.Koderma district lies in the Chhotanagpur Plateau.
Jhumri Tilaiya, Tilaiya Dam, Urwan Tourist Complex, Dhwajadhari Hill (Pahari), Satagawan Petro falls, Saint Paramhans Baba Tomb, Makamaro Hills, Shaktipeeth Maa Chanchala Devi.
How To Reach
Koderma town is on the National Highway 31 connecting Ranchi and Patna. Koderma Railway station is also on the grand chord railway line connecting Calcutta and Delhi. Grand chord railway line was primarily laid for the quick movement of coal from Jharia & Raniganj coalfields.
Main Tourist Places are :
It is the first Dam and hydro -Electric power station constructed by Damodar Valley Corporation across Barakar River, in Koderma district. The dam is 1200 ft long and 99 ft high situated in an ideal surrounding with a beautiful reservoir in 36 sq km area. Built with the main object of controlling floods, the hydro -electric station produces 4MW. The beautiful natural surroundings are the attraction to tourists. The main road from Barhi on G.T.road through reservoir and the hillocks is picturesque.
Maa Chanchal Devi Mandir
Situated in the Koderma-Giridih highway around 33 kms from the district headquarters. Maa chanchala devi temple is situated about 400 ft above the hilland is one of the form of goddess Durga.. Nearby hill there is a big cave having rock paintings of four forms of goddess Durga. Entering into the cave is difficult as the passage is very narrow.A large number of devotees reached here on Tuesday and Saturday in a week. Prasad used is Arwa rice and mishri.The use of sindur is prohibited. A large number of marriages, Mundan are solemnized here. Devotees has to go after taking bath. Violation of this rituals leads to punishment of insects bite.
About 70 km from Koderma district, Ghodasimar under Ghatkimsar is situated on the Devorgar Dham special archaeological co-religious site, with natural sights spreading to the Sarobor Devghar Dham Pahad river, here, around one meter golivala is a four feet long chivalling.