Ketunga Dham situated in Bano Block is very important historical place. The archeological survey of India points out this place as the Land Of Buddha Period. At Ketunga Dham many statue of Buddha were found. It is said that King Ashoka,Mourya Emperor) established these statues while returning to Patliputra after Kalinga war.
How to Reach:
If you are planning to reach Ketunga Dham through the air route then the nearest airport is in Ranchi. The total distance between Ranchi and Ketunga Dham is about 155 km. This major airport is well connected to all the major cities of India. From the airport, tourists can hire taxi / bus and can reach Ketunga Dham.
The nearest railways are located in Rourkela, Orissa, which is 135 kilometers from Ketunga Dham and 155 km from Ranchi Railway Station.
Ketunga Dham is about 65 K.M from simdega.