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Beautiful Sunset in Asansol

There are a few things in life that can compare to the beauty of a sunset. Irrespective of where you are, there are always some locations from which the sunset gains a certain ethereal beauty. So if you are looking for places from where you can enjoy a beautiful sunset in and around Asansol, we have just the right list prepared for you.

Nehru Park

This park is located on the banks of river Damodar, Burnpur, a neighbourhood in Asansol. The terrain of the park is somewhat undulated and a small stream flows through it. The uneven topography has been made into gardens along with walkways.

You can watch a beautiful sunset from Nehru Park while being enveloped in the rich flora and fauna of the surrounding. The place is easily reachable by taxis and auto-rickshaws from the Asansol Railway Station which lies 12 km away.

Panchet Dam

This dam was built in the very first phase of the Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC). Panchet is located in Dhanbad, Jharkhand. The best way to enjoy a sunset here is by making a quick stop on the dam while watching it set on the horizon.

It hardly takes an hour to reach this destination by road from Asansol.

Beautiful Sunset in Asansol


With Lake Baranti in the foreground and the rolling hills in the background, the sunset is mystic scenery, to say the least. While there are other places to visit in Baranti, you can also choose to spend a weekend in the resort by the lake to watch the last sun rays touch the top of the hills and fade away.

To reach Baranti from Asansol, the best mode of communication would be the roads. You can reach your destination in 1 hr. 30 min.

Maithon Dam

Maithon Dam is located 48 km from Dhanbad. It is a constructed on the Barakar River and is a project of Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC). It is a perfect option for a weekend gateway.

DVC has its own guest house where you can stay. It is surrounded by water on all sides, the views of the setting sun from this place never get old. You can also walk around the dam in the evening to watch the sunset. If you have NH19, you can reach Maithon in 1 hr. 15 min, while GT road takes around 2 hours to reach the destination.

Maithon Dam Beautiful Sunset
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